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Cj5 Roll Bar

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by tripilio, Apr 4, 2019.

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  1. Apr 4, 2019
    tripilio

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    Hi, does anyone have drawing/plans/schematic to build a roll bar? It is to fit a 62 CJ5.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Apr 4, 2019
    Jrobz23

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    Prolly depends on where you want it to tie in. If you just want one that sits on the wheel wells, I can prolly get you height.
     
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    tripilio

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    Wheel wells is what I intend to do. My roll bar is for safety on the road. My jeep will probably never see a hill. South Florida is as flat as you can get.
     
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    timgr

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    If you can't find a used one, check your local 4x4/Jeep bulletin boards and forums for Jeepers that make this sort of thing as a side business.
     
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    Rich M.

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    Anything up to 75 fits. Not hard to source. If you like a diy, checkout the Varq thread in builds and fabricators thread. ITLKSEZ is bending one up right now.
     
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    Greevesman

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    There was a guy, extreme custom fabrications, I think that sold pre bent kits for various jeeps
     
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    sterlclan

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    Yup I have used a few and all were good.
     
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    tripilio

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    Would this one work for my 62 CJ5?
    roll cage.jpg
     
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    Bowbender

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    It wouldn't be a drop in fit, I'm pretty sure. How much modifying are you able to do?
    The weld your own kits Greevesman posted might be a better option.
     
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    ITLKSEZ

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    That thing is a mess. Looks like it was rolled, or just put together poorly.
     
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    FinoCJ

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    I'd say keep your eye out for one on CL or the like...A few of them pop up every year around here - often in the $50 range. These are the single hoop ones that mount on the rear fenders. Of course, I went to look for some listed right now and there are none.
     
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    tripilio

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    I have looked, believe me! South Florida (all of Florida for all it matters!) is not abundant with any CJs. It does not make any sense, specially since I still have a looong way to go before taking the jeep out, to drive three states over for a roll cage. Not even for a free one! I will keep on looking or if I can find a bender, I will fabricate one myself. I have done worse with less!:lol:
     
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    South Florida is a desert regarding early Jeeps. Everything down here is from the mid-1990's -up, mostly less than 10 years old. The new Jeeps are everywhere. Its rare to even find an old Wrangler in the U-pull yards.
    -Donny
     
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    Twin2

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    pick&pull once in a blue moon . but they get picked fast
    I do know a yard that has a few wranglers . johnsons mustang parts :sneak:
     
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    Jrobz23

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    Up here any Wrangler gets pulled immediately by the employees, if they even get to the yard. You never see em.
     
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    I see jeeps behind every barn here in north Georgia.
     
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    then you should be a "Collector" :D
     
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    Jrobz23

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    That where I have to find them because no yards get them lol
     
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    B0CD0370-74D8-4021-9242-EC184FC5E9D3.jpeg I’m keeping it simple
     
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