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Old November 19th, 2020, 10:53
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Ohhh man this amazing you do incredible work.

Why not bolt the halo to the top of the xj?

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Thought about it... but decided it wasn't worth the extra effort. Hopefully I have no reason to ever need to remove....
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Old November 21st, 2020, 07:50
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Went to the junkyard and picked up WJ rear seat to add headrest to the rear seats. Much better protection to the rear cage now.



Tight fit, but they are stil able to adjust up and the seat will still latch.

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Old November 21st, 2020, 09:15
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Very nice work.

I am going to have to think about buying one of these kits instead of trying to bend up my own from scratch. At the very least this would be a big head start.
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So nice! In my next life I wanna learn those skills instead of wasting 3 years in college.
Admirable work.
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Old January 5th, 2021, 18:46
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Seats are in... now just waiting for a die to show up to finish the cage...



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Old January 5th, 2021, 20:04
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Re: XO Fab Cage Install

Looking goooood!
Can you give some more info on the rear seats? Wj cloth seats with leather head rests? Do the wj fit better than the zj rears? Cutting the bottom of the foam and all that? Or did you just add head rests to the xj seat? I'm seeing a one piece back, and thats confusing me
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Old January 6th, 2021, 06:45
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Looking goooood!
Can you give some more info on the rear seats? Wj cloth seats with leather head rests? Do the wj fit better than the zj rears? Cutting the bottom of the foam and all that? Or did you just add head rests to the xj seat? I'm seeing a one piece back, and thats confusing me
It's the XJ seat with WJ headrest mounts welded in.

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Re: XO Fab Cage Install

Very nice Work on the Cage! Rear headrest mod has been great for my kids. Easy mod and well worth the time
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Old January 7th, 2021, 11:28
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Ok ok... sweet! That is awesome! I haven't seen that mod yet, guess I need to look into it. Came out slick
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Old January 11th, 2021, 13:05
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Re: XO Fab Cage Install

Nice done. I'd install this:

https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/7005...RoC-P4QAvD_BwE

Wherever your head can possibly hit the cage. Keep this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEsTtFHUTg4

In mind when you consider where possible is.
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Old January 11th, 2021, 17:23
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Nice done. I'd install this:

https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/7005...RoC-P4QAvD_BwE

Wherever your head can possibly hit the cage. Keep this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEsTtFHUTg4

In mind when you consider where possible is.
Isn't that more for if you are wearing a helmet? I did order this:



Die finally shipped, picking up some tubing this week.. should have this complete soon...
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Old January 13th, 2021, 19:25
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Took a month to get, but finally can finish up the cage..

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Old January 13th, 2021, 22:30
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Re: XO Fab Cage Install

How much did the proper die and bender set you back? I need to be bending tube already dang
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Old January 14th, 2021, 19:05
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How much did the proper die and bender set you back? I need to be bending tube already dang
Well that die was like $500.... but there are cheaper options then pro tools. I am stuck with them because I scored the bender and 1 die for $100 on craigslist. I also converted over to the SWAG air /hydro setup.. so I have a lot tied up in the whole setup.

Best bet is to keep eye out for used setups.
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Old January 18th, 2021, 18:08
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Finished...





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