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View Poll Results: What should I do now with my DD?
Buy new body and swap lift and drivetrain over. 8 18.18%
Cage it and buy new dd 14 31.82%
Cage it and get a wrangler fold down windshield for dd use also 7 15.91%
Cage it, Canvas it and buy a new dd 13 29.55%
Weld on a new top 2 4.55%
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Old July 29th, 2008, 06:09 AM   #1
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Thumbs up What are my options? Getting cage~

Well rolled the jeep on sat, and this is my dd, she still runs great and everything underneath and inside is intacted,so what you guys think I should do from here?






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Old July 29th, 2008, 06:21 AM   #2
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i think your signature says it....
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Old July 29th, 2008, 06:30 AM   #3
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Hmm...I think you just found an excuse for a full time off road vehicle- save some gas buy a small dd with a 4 banger.
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Old July 29th, 2008, 06:37 AM   #4
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How in the hell did happen anyways?
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Old July 29th, 2008, 06:57 AM   #5
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How in the hell did happen anyways?
Being a dumbass and left pissed off because of the old lady and let her loose out of the drive and fish tailed it along the side of the road in the gravel then went to bring her around and she came around faster than I expected and caught the edge of the road thus leaving me hugging the steering wheel watching my feet go over my head.
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Old July 29th, 2008, 10:29 AM   #6
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I kinda like the way this one looks....

http://s182.photobucket.com/albums/x...scamera072.flv


but this one rocks too has a hard top as well....



http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showt...removeable+top
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Old July 29th, 2008, 01:11 PM   #7
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Beat it like the last one and the moped?
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Old July 29th, 2008, 01:45 PM   #8
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Being a dumbass and left pissed off because of the old lady and let her loose out of the drive and fish tailed it along the side of the road in the gravel then went to bring her around and she came around faster than I expected and caught the edge of the road thus leaving me hugging the steering wheel watching my feet go over my head.


that is hilarious!!!!!

lesson learned: dont drive when you are pissed off

get a dedicated wheeling rig and a dedicated DD.
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Old July 29th, 2008, 02:10 PM   #9
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Being a dumbass and left pissed off because of the old lady and let her loose out of the drive and fish tailed it along the side of the road in the gravel then went to bring her around and she came around faster than I expected and caught the edge of the road thus leaving me hugging the steering wheel watching my feet go over my head.
Sounds like an episode of COP's, including the trailer park.



No offense, just saying
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Old July 29th, 2008, 04:54 PM   #11
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OMG!! That removable hard top is insane!! I just read all 6 pages (kinda regret reading, shoulda just looked at pics) and that is killer!! Do it, do it now.
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Old July 29th, 2008, 05:48 PM   #12
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Sounds like an episode of COP's, including the trailer park.



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Dude you have no fucking idea about this trailer park. My neighbor has the scanner, other neighbor the park parrot knows all and spreads all, plus has a damn petting zoo in her trailer,, from a tropical parrot to a huge ass tortise, I kid you not the whole park was out there when I flipped the jeep. I fucking hate it here. I swore I'd never live in a park or damn trailer but had to for the last year just to hold ends meat here in MI until we move to AL [two more months pending case at court(FAIL)]
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Old August 1st, 2008, 10:12 PM   #13
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Well cleaned it up some yesterday...


Think I can fit a windshield in there? They trying to tow my jeep bcause it isn't road legal, so trying to get it fixed up real quick.
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Old August 1st, 2008, 10:19 PM   #14
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dude it will buff out,, take it to a frame shop, my brother bought a wrecked 2 door tahoe and the hole rear quarter was pushed in 2 inches and the roof was shifted. they pulled it all out pretty nice, we hung a new quarter skin just so it wasn't wrinkled up but after front doors and rear hatch would actually close and latch before they wouldn;t at all
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i used a body hammer kit and a hydrolic jack (portapower) ram system and a comealong and straightned out a s10 that was smashede down worse than that just go slow and pau attention to where the kinks are...iw ya wer closer id help ya out
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Think I'm going to try that for now and get a windshield from the junk yard and rig it in there and poly the piss out it just to hold me over untill either I hack it up or swap it over in a differerent body.
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cut the top off go to the junkyard they will cut the top off a good one weld it back on not that much there to weld
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cut the top off go to the junkyard they will cut the top off a good one weld it back on not that much there to weld
if you dont pay attention that can get out of hand real fast. measure, measure, measure
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Well got me a new dd that has no rust, very solid. However will not be swapping over to it going to cut the top off the other and cage it.

New DD...


Then my rough layout for the cage, thinking of going with the idea of the hummer look with a small rhino lined cargo/bed and canvas just around the sitting and either half doors or tube doors. Then the cage tied into the front and rear bumpers and rock rails. Box out the taillights adding led's then tubing the fenders.





Any advice please give being I only know that triangles are strong, any help with what type and size tubing, and what to incorporate into it and all that.
This will now be my straight up trial rig however will still be making it to be able to drive to the trails.
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