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Old 08-19-2009
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Exo time!

Well I finally hauled the FX4 up to school (Wyotech in West Sacramento for those unaware) to build an exo cage in my chassis fab class.

Started the preliminary work by laying lines with 1/2" masking tape.

















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sweet, that is gonna add some serious wweight to the truck!

hope there are more bends and flow to it as well. good luck!
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Mmmmm thats gonna look good!
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gonna be sick! me and my buddy just redid his exocage on his explorer, cant wait to see this!
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That's going to look realll good. Are you still going to be able to open your tailgate or is the cage going to get in the way?
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sweet, that is gonna add some serious wweight to the truck!

hope there are more bends and flow to it as well. good luck!
Not as much as you would think. 1.75"x.120 wall tube weighs in at about 2 pounds per foot.
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Can't wait to see how this turns out.

Sweet truck as always!
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damn man, cant wait to see it when you get back to town next month!
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Not as much as you would think. 1.75"x.120 wall tube weighs in at about 2 pounds per foot.
still 2 x 300-400 feet.
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still 2 x 300-400 feet.
No way he will have 3-400 feet in that thing, 200-250 would be possible.
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I used over 200 on mine.

not much in the way of scrap either.
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I used over 200 on mine.

not much in the way of scrap either.

you also did a complete backhalf. just exo, im willing to be he could do it in 200 ish feet.
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bet it evens out tho

looks good so far Kevin!

cant wait to see pics
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are u gunna paint it bably blue too?
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that shop looks a **** ton bigger than the one in Laramie. I should go back for the refresher course and bring a project this time, not a last minute sas :/ lol
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thats gonna be sick, keep us posted
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gona look nice.
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are u gunna paint it bably blue too?
Not quite. I plan to re-do the color. The blue has actually faded quite abit since I first did it, hence the baby blue appearance now.
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Awesome man
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gona be alot of damn tube on that thing haha. gona look badass though. good luck with it and cant wait to see updated pics!


edit: is your hood all sun torched? has it always been like that? I dont remeber it having bad paint
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bs it was baby blue from the get go
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Looks like you got it laid out nicely. Good Luck.
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dude no way....your beast of a truck is near me?!
we should meet up some time so i can see this monster!

btw....lucky.
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Cool, I wish I got to do something like that in school. My projects sucked.
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this should be pretty sweet man cant wait to see it done
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