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Old August 11th, 2009, 02:25 PM   #61
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Old March 1st, 2010, 08:39 PM   #62
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Here are some progress pics, it has been a while but I think from here on out I should make steady progress. It will be out this summer.






And this is the tube holder I had to make in order for the close bends on the sides of the seat riser.

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Old March 2nd, 2010, 08:23 PM   #63
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looking real good! glad to see another EB on the forum! (I have a 74 i finally got back on the road this summer)...
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Old March 7th, 2010, 07:20 PM   #64
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Little more progress. And decided to try tigging my first cage. I don't have a lot of experience with tig but use it when I can, feel free to let me know how I am doing. I know they are not perfect but with the gussets it will be stronger.














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Old March 8th, 2010, 07:41 AM   #65
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looking great Jay, you're making some good progress! Is it a pain having to unbolt the cage feet to get the nozzle in there or are you using a real narrow one?
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Old March 8th, 2010, 07:55 AM   #66
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looking great Jay, you're making some good progress! Is it a pain having to unbolt the cage feet to get the nozzle in there or are you using a real narrow one?
I have only welded halfway around the footplates and I will finish welding all the way around when I pull the cage out. There are quite a few areas I cannot get to while it is in there but I wanted to get as much as i could before it comes out to minimize the legs moving and not lining up when I go to put it back in.


I need to get 5-point harnesses. Any suggestions on what and where to get them?
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Old March 8th, 2010, 08:20 AM   #67
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Also looking for feedback on anything I might be overlooking on the cage design.

I know I need to get some tabs for the 5-points and I am going to add gussets on the b-pillar and other areas.

Here is my list of things to do still so if I am forgetting something let me know.

1. Harness Bar
2. Gussets - B-pillar -
3. Bed rails
4. Harness Tabs
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Thinking of adding more bars like this. But not sure about the rear bars, which ones to go with( the horizontal or the diagonal ones).


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Old April 24th, 2010, 11:51 AM   #68
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Old April 24th, 2010, 01:42 PM   #69
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nice job on that cage. looks great!
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Old April 24th, 2010, 02:17 PM   #70
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nice job on that cage. looks great!


Thanks, its almost done and been taking too long.
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Old April 24th, 2010, 04:57 PM   #71
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nice early bronco! nice job
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Old April 24th, 2010, 10:38 PM   #72
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Looking great Jay, nice work. What are the paint/coating plans?
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Old May 8th, 2010, 07:58 PM   #73
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Cage done and ready for paint this week. And then bedliner the interior.







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Old May 9th, 2010, 08:51 PM   #74
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for not welding very much the welds look really good
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Old July 1st, 2010, 10:33 PM   #75
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Here are a few updated pics. Hope to get some miles on it this summer.











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Old July 1st, 2010, 11:06 PM   #76
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one word. beautiful
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Old July 5th, 2010, 07:46 PM   #77
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Lookin great, man!

Just wait, all the girls will be saying "Nice Jeep"! Then you gotta tell em straight!
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Old October 4th, 2010, 08:49 PM   #78
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Soooo close.













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Old October 4th, 2010, 10:24 PM   #79
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thats turning out sweet nice job
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Old October 5th, 2010, 04:47 AM   #80
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That thing is HAWT! love it.
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