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I started out buying a RCI fuel cell and was going to install it in the back, conp cut and strech the rear. It was a slow day at work and me and a co worker were looking at my jeep and comming up with a plan for the job. During This step I kept thinking back to a ride we did at river rock. The owner's son had a bad ass back half YJ. During that trip I kept thinking how one day I would like to do that to mine. So anyway you can quess how this is going to get out of control in a hurry. So buy the end of the day i had my jeep cut in half with no real good plan
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It Started buy buying this

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Cut the rear section of cage out

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Remove a little body metal

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The rest of the build cont
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Bent some Tubing (I used 1.75" x 120wall DOM ) and added some sheet metal
Probably some one is ready to ask why did you use the existing B Pillar tube. It was already tied to the front section of cage from a previous project and Time was not on my side I had a ride in four weeks I did not want to miss. If i had to do it again i would have remade that section not as much from a strength stand point but with all the holes for seat belt mounts is looks like a hammer.
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Installed some structure for the seats

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Tied into the frame

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my project completed
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The finished project

I used 2" x 14" long fox shox. The axles are still my D44 and my tires a little small at only 36" TSL. But I have plans to up size the tires and get a set of 60's.
 

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the back was down a little in the back at the time of this picture I did not have my nitrogen fill kit in yet and I had one of the guys we met at the ride bring his. Nothing like adjusting the air shocks at the camp site the day of the ride.
 

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it would have been real easy to take the stock pillar out and replace it, and run it straight to the frame. not bad tho, other than that
 

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yea like I said in my prior post I wish I would have replaced the B piller hoop but mainly from an astecitic stand point I think it will be fine from a structure stand point. But like any project you can probably write a book on what I should have done. and buy the way I have probably spelled a lot of things wrong but I never said I was teacher.
 

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It added 9" to the wheel base. I will have to strech it a little more buy moving the front when I go with larger tires. Probably an additional 3"
 

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thats sweet, i love it. idea of a comp cut to half back in the end!
 
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