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Old 07-10-2009, 12:22 AM
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I found an XJ for $250 down the street from me but the only way I'm allowed to buy it is if I can find plans for a roll cage and build it myself... I flipped my last truck and totalled it so my parents are making me put a roll cage in it... Does anyone have plans or pics of a NICE looking external roll cage for a 4 door XJ???

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Not aware of anybody that sells plans. Why do you want an exoskeleton? You can get an internal roll cage from several company's that wont cost as much! Plus they can be purchased as a bolt in kit.
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Dont have the "plans" but here are some pics of the 5KXJ that Peterson's 4wheel & Offroad built..



Sucks that is the best pic I could find of the 5KXJ. I wish they had more of a story with better pics.

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can u weld or not its not that hard but u need to know so fab work like mine im gona make the front end all tubes around the engie then cage the inside
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there are a few who sell exocages and internal cages just look around on the internet and you will find some. i like the design on the pic above looks good and not over done
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ok thanks guys... I like the exo Cage cuz you dont lose any room on the inside of the vehicle and you protect the body and engine a lil more... and I would rather pay more for more tubing to make an exo than to pay for body work.
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ok thanks guys... I like the exo Cage cuz you dont lose any room on the inside of the vehicle and you protect the body and engine a lil more... and I would rather pay more for more tubing to make an exo than to pay for body work.
yeah that is my thoughts as well more interior room and less body damage you will still get some but it will stop the serious damage
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sorry dont know how to re-size it...this is mine[/IMG]
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XJBones - I like it!
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dude that is sickkk!!!
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thanks here is b4 the axles...you can see the roof a little better[/IMG]

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Hey xjbones, love the cage! Who's rear bumper is that? Did you build it yourself?
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Hey xjbones, love the cage! Who's rear bumper is that? Did you build it yourself?

thanks yup i built it....it was the first time i was around a plasma cutter, had to put some leds in right?
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Boydballer92....if your driving is bad enough that your parents insist on a roll cage, perhaps you shouldn't drive lol.

I don't know you or your skill level but to me it sounds like if you're gonna do an exo cage you will need help fabricating, designing, etc. and you don't want to rely on just anyone (you can burn the paint while welding). you will need a tube bender to make it look good.

hopefully you're not planning an exo with no lift...that would look gay as aids.

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can u weld or not its not that hard but u need to know so fab work like mine im gona make the front end all tubes around the engie then cage the inside
what? I can't read gibberish. punctuation
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