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Old September 24th, 2012, 11:19 PM   #161
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Woohoo 4 more tubes in. After we got the center roof bar installed, I got to work on the diagonals and JeepM715 welded up a bunch of the cage.

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Old September 25th, 2012, 10:17 AM   #162
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Looking good, cant wait for a testing trip.
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Old September 25th, 2012, 02:20 PM   #163
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Old September 25th, 2012, 03:47 PM   #164
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tilt your monitor. and a roof will cover it even if it is! get it done and get racing.
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Old September 25th, 2012, 03:55 PM   #165
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by rules

rule 585.2.123

"cage covering drivers compartment shall have a 55% bias to the drivers side"......."no less than 3" space between helmet and bottom of roll cage"......"minimum tube specs will be 1 3/8 x .120 unless chrmoly is used"
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Old September 25th, 2012, 05:23 PM   #166
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That's a big steering wheel.
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Old September 25th, 2012, 09:21 PM   #167
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Put in the windshield bars. This pic is from more straight on to try and show the bend is the right place.. but now it looks like center bar might be tilted over a bit..

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Old September 26th, 2012, 06:22 AM   #168
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I will look fine once you put on the aluminum roof
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Old September 26th, 2012, 06:39 AM   #169
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Old September 26th, 2012, 08:33 AM   #170
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Once you roll it, nothing will be perfect anymore....
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Old September 27th, 2012, 10:39 AM   #171
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Old October 10th, 2012, 12:01 AM   #172
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Big crew tonight. Big thanks to AlumCJ, Hosejockey, JeepM715 and his nephew Jake.

A few more bars in since last update. Rear shocks are partially in; we need to finish up the double shear on the upper mount and install the driver's side lower mount. Removed some more body to make it easier to weld shit in. Added under hood bars and a few other bars here and there. Trying to figure out final shock placement and were the support bars will go around the radiator.

There might have been some bench racing, too.



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Old October 10th, 2012, 05:30 AM   #173
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The good news is that you won't need a gps with those short course tires.
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Old October 10th, 2012, 10:40 AM   #174
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Old October 10th, 2012, 07:00 PM   #175
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The good news is that you won't need a gps with those short course tires.
yeah, we feel we can put down some good lap times in this if we grady the course here and there.

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Looks good!
Thanks. It's taking a while. Almost to its one year anniversary.
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Old October 10th, 2012, 07:55 PM   #176
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needs more x bracing...
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Old October 10th, 2012, 08:09 PM   #177
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Old October 13th, 2012, 06:24 PM   #178
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Took a break from tube for some sheet metal.

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Old October 13th, 2012, 06:45 PM   #179
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Tires took sexy
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Old October 30th, 2012, 08:21 AM   #180
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Front shock on pass side. Still needs gussets, a couple of tubes, and copy on driver's side.

We did some flexing and it looks like the shock will tuck nicely into the dip in the frame and should be clear of rubbing tires, even 39s on H2 wheels if need be.
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