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Old 12-20-2009, 12:50 PM   #1
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Fabricating a Roll Cage

Hey y'all I want to fabricate a Roll Cage for my CJ7 and need to know what grade steel I should use for the cage.

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Old 12-21-2009, 02:37 PM   #2
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I would use 1 3/4 " or 2" .120 wall on all structural, main hoop and corner gussets.Mine is 1 3/4" and I used 1 1/2" on filler bars some .095 wall to save some $ where I could.
If your building a full cage I would go 1 3/4 but if you build a cage w no front hoop like old school style I would use 2".To make it really safe try to tie it to the frame in 2 or 3 places on each side.

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And try and use DOM tubing, so there is no seam to cause a weak spot.

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