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Old January 9th, 2013, 02:46 AM   #1
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Exclamation exo, internal or both?

Want to cage my xj, can't decide which way to go or if both is my best option?
What's the price difference between having each built?
who does quality work for a good price? I'm on a po' man budget!
I'm 3 miles from twisted trails so the closer the person the better.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:00 AM   #2
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If your poor don't have a cage installed.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:16 AM   #3
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Exo would save the body in a roll over (mostly) and if done correctly, they look awesome
I say do the exocage
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Old January 9th, 2013, 08:12 AM   #4
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Exo, but if your a po'man than you must have not looked at the price of tube lately.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 09:19 AM   #5
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No haven't looked at price of tube just trying to get a rough estimate, I'll be less poor after i heal and get back to work, this is a future thing but will still be on some what of a budget
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Old January 9th, 2013, 09:26 AM   #6
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:09 PM   #7
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Alright i think I'm going with an exo, found a guy a couple miles away who said i could even hangout and help, i know DOM is expensive, my buddy says its overkill, he's building a tube buggy from the ground up with schedule 40 1 3/4" will this work for my exo and be safe?
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:10 PM   #8
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Oh yeah and enough with the bullshit answers
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:27 PM   #9
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Alright i think I'm going with an exo, found a guy a couple miles away who said i could even hangout and help, i know DOM is expensive, my buddy says its overkill, he's building a tube buggy from the ground up with schedule 40 1 3/4" will this work for my exo and be safe?
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:29 PM   #10
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Exo- And buy the rights to 8-ball gussets
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:52 PM   #11
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Old January 10th, 2013, 09:54 PM   #12
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What do u suggest for my exo
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Old January 10th, 2013, 10:10 PM   #13
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What do u suggest for my exo
The tube that trampolines are made of is actually just as strong as Dom because of the long rolling bends.
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Old January 10th, 2013, 10:56 PM   #14
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If your buddy says its overkill then he must not wheel and is probably not the person you want building or designing it. Why waste your time and money to do a half a job then be disappointed?
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Old January 10th, 2013, 11:11 PM   #15
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He's buit some pretty cool shit that he's beat and it stayed together and was done right from what I've seen and heard, he went to drummond and the looney run plus more in his S10 truggy don't know if he used DOM on that or not or why he is using the pipe he is especially building a full tube buggy
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Old January 11th, 2013, 07:49 AM   #16
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Alright i think I'm going with an exo, found a guy a couple miles away who said i could even hangout and help, i know DOM is expensive, my buddy says its overkill, he's building a tube buggy from the ground up with schedule 40 1 3/4" will this work for my exo and be safe?
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Old January 11th, 2013, 07:57 AM   #17
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Nope not him sorry, he lives near traverse city, his truggy was real nice, haven't seen the buggy though
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Old January 11th, 2013, 05:52 PM   #18
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I am doing both on my jeep, that way ill be safe and the body will still look good too. If you are using pipe be sure to make your welds look like this, its up to 50% stronger than a regular weld

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Old January 11th, 2013, 07:42 PM   #19
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I am doing both on my jeep, that way ill be safe and the body will still look good too. If you are using pipe be sure to make your welds look like this, its up to 50% stronger than a regular weld

I always thought it was more than 50% I know it's not the best look but its very functional.
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Old January 11th, 2013, 08:44 PM   #20
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I am a certified welder and when we do ultra high pressure piping (10,000 psi and up) we always double weld it like that, it makes a huge difference in strength!
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