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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:02 PM   #1361
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:03 PM   #1362
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It is 1.660 OD or something like that. It is 1.250 structural pipe.
So what size die are you using then? I take that structural pipe is a lot cheaper than hrew? I hope so, I've been pricing out an exo and they use up a lot of tube!
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:20 PM   #1363
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I have a 180* die for the pipe. Yes, it was way cheaper. I have just over $200 into tube, about 126' of it. I figure with an exo, the cab and the cage together will be strong enough to not have to be dom or hrew.
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:28 PM   #1364
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That looks great Kyle. Just cutting a hole in fenders ?
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 03:20 AM   #1365
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Yup, that's the plan.
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 08:59 AM   #1366
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Looks sweet!! When we doing mine?
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:18 AM   #1367
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Remember that you're going to have to weld the entire assembly off of the vehicle. The tighter you get everything, the more "help" it's going to need to get it back into place after final weld
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:24 AM   #1368
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Remember that you're going to have to weld the entire assembly off of the vehicle. The tighter you get everything, the more "help" it's going to need to get it back into place after final weld

You sound like you have been a victum of welding twist in the past.

Kyle, when you finish weld, just weld an 1/8th of an inch at a time and let it fully cool. Shouldn't take you more then three years to finish it.
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:33 AM   #1369
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There may be a reason some exo cages have gaps to the body
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:36 AM   #1370
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Ahhh..............Yeah, been there, done that.... ..........
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:37 AM   #1371
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I like mine to be away from the body actually helps with hooking trees and such to get me around corners
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:50 AM   #1372
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I plan to keep about 1" gap. And hope I can get it off to finish weld lol
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 09:53 AM   #1373
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If your notches are perfect it shouldn't move much
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:05 PM   #1374
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Stopped building the cage, put the fenders back on after I primered them and went wheeling. Was a good time, broke out a marker light but other than that no problems. It ran better too, not perfect, but better




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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:13 PM   #1375
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Very disturbing, I dont know if my ass is even that white
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:26 PM   #1376
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:32 PM   #1377
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haha i didnt even see the ass in the back ground till the second time i looked at it
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:42 PM   #1378
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The guy or the butt?
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Old May 28th, 2012, 01:52 PM   #1379
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both lol
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Old May 28th, 2012, 08:09 PM   #1380
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