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Old April 15th, 2008, 11:46 PM   #1
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A week or two ago, we built a nice roof rack for my XJ. Here are a few pics of it mounted and with my spare on it. Like to hear what you all think of it. Not intended for much other than my spare and a high lift jack.
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Old April 16th, 2008, 06:01 AM   #2
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Looks good. What kind of pipe/tube is that and how did you bend it?
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Old April 16th, 2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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Looks good. What kind of pipe/tube is that and how did you bend it?
It's cheap pipe and we bent it with a harbour freight bender, lol. Turned out pretty good though. It's hard to make 90's with that bender. I'm hoping to get a JDM model 2 soon though...
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Old April 16th, 2008, 07:19 PM   #4
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Everything looks square except for the got mud sticker

Was your jeep parked on a boulder when you put that on? :tonka:
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Old April 16th, 2008, 09:36 PM   #6
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Old April 16th, 2008, 10:22 PM   #7
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Everything looks square except for the got mud sticker

Was your jeep parked on a boulder when you put that on? :tonka:
yea,yea ! I took them off today anyways with a bunch of others. The only club stickers I am rockin now are GL4X4 and MJ. I also trimmed up my bumper covers . Sucks cus I was hopin to have bumpers by now. I wasnt parked on a boulder, but a few Soma had me not thinking clearly. :chiefwoohaw: I am happy with the rack for sure though, I luv it!
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Old April 19th, 2008, 11:34 AM   #8
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How much it cost you?
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Old April 19th, 2008, 05:59 PM   #9
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i saw it today and it looks great for somethin done in a garage... i told him he should make and sell em...
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I've been thinking about making and selling them. I have made a few of them. They have all turned out pretty well so far. That one, even with both of us working on it took most of a day.
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looks good a friend of mine was thinking of trying to make something like that for his step sons xj. nice job.
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Old April 20th, 2008, 10:42 PM   #12
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How much do you think you would ask for one? What kind of "CHEEP PIPE" are you using? How thick? looks good!!!

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Old April 20th, 2008, 10:59 PM   #13
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im kinda partial to this one..



but yours looks nice too! hope you get lots of use out of it!
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Yea that is pretty slick ! How did you fasten it, or did you buy it pre fabbed?
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Your picture above and website didn't work, but I'm still assuming its more $$. My materials cost was under $100, but there is quite a bit of labor involved.
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Your picture above and website didn't work, but I'm still assuming its more $$. My materials cost was under $100, but there is quite a bit of labor involved.
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probably... but like i said.. i like the looks of the low profile one :) ..
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probably... but like i said.. i like the looks of the low profile one :) ..

nice work guys! you took something that was not so cool and streamlined it and hit the nail on the head.

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I'm still assuming its more $$. My materials cost was under $100, but there is quite a bit of labor involved.
you mean when you have to pay other peoples' labor, the price goes up? huh, strange concept...
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