Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum > Cage Swap and flat fenders

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Cage Swap and flat fenders Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
10-27-2008 08:58 AM
Jeep_Geek Here is what i some what followed when i did mine

Installing TJ flares
Creating flat fenders
10-26-2008 07:08 PM
87yjAR Also, torx bolts suck. Be sure to get several sockets because you will twist or break a few removing the cage bolts.
10-26-2008 07:04 PM
87yjAR Believe it or not...I bolted a TJ cage into my 87. It tool a couple of drilled holes is all. When you say flat fenders do you mean tube style fenders?
10-24-2008 09:01 PM
Jman062006 im trying to find help on the fender conversion to
09-25-2008 11:23 AM
blueroo So what about the flat fender conversion?
09-17-2008 06:37 PM
scrambler1 just use a small punch and knock the liitle tit out of the center,then a normal torx bit will fit it.
09-17-2008 04:02 PM
jpdocdave the cages are interchangeable, and the bar from the windshield to the hoop is bolted to the hoop, its a tamperproof torx if i remember right though, gotta have a special socket for it.
09-17-2008 01:21 PM
blueroo
Cage Swap and flat fenders

I now have two friends with YJs, one a 93, the other an 89. While working on the 89 today, I noticed that the sport style cage simply bolts to the floor. I can't remember offhand with the 93 though if it's bolted in or welded in. For some reason I could've sworn I saw part of the 93 was bolted in and the other part was welded in.

If it is simply bolt in, will an 87-91 cage bolt directly in place of the 92-95 cage? Also, are the sloped bars on the 87-91 YJs welded to the main hoop or can they be unbolted to make it easier to transport the cage?

And no, the guy with the 89, although he's about safety doesn't want the 92-95 cage with the shoulder belts so a simple trade is out of the question.




Finally, I know I've seen articles on here about how to do a flat fender conversion to a YJ, but I can't seem to find them. Can anyone help?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:27 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC