Cage repair

woody

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The drivers side A pillar on my FToy was tweaked when I bought it...and Saturdays flop was it's was straw.....so, out it came...

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If this was a SEMA car, I could call it Bluetooth and make it work...lol
 

woody

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Pics of the progress and fitment...

Sleeve is 5" long, plug welded so it doesn't shift
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To be sure the crossbar notch was sufficiently ground, I used a short straight piece of tube to test...the sleeve got some TriFlow spray so taking in/off was easier
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New 1-3/4" .120 DOM bent to 45 with an inch or so of spare length
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And test fitting for angle and length
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woody

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More adjustment....need to be SURE I don't botch the notch 😎

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woody

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Right?!? Forgot to take that one....lol