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#5360581 - 10/14/14 07:48 PM Jeep top rack
Hunter_812 Offline

Registered: 11/15/11
Posts: 685
Loc: Nolan TX
I just got our 79 CJ5 going again and decided I'd build a rack for it. This is my first thing to build using mig. I didn't take pics at every step but enough to see the progress. I welded 1/4" 2x2 under the bumper to act as receiver hitches. The platform is 1.5" 11 gauge, 1" 11 gauge on the top and 3"x1" 14 gauge for the top rail. I just have to get my swivels for the seats and come up with something for drink holders.

#5360664 - 10/14/14 08:24 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
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Looks very good.

#5360957 - 10/14/14 11:19 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
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Nice work.
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#5361344 - 10/15/14 08:37 AM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
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Very nice build. up
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#5361790 - 10/15/14 12:11 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
USMCatfish Offline

Registered: 12/24/09
Posts: 932
Loc: Crowley,Texas
very cool

#5361793 - 10/15/14 12:14 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
Trust Offline
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Loc: Azle
very nice build

#5362603 - 10/15/14 07:24 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
BMowatt Offline
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Registered: 02/08/07
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Loc: Bradenton Florida
looks like some good work

#5364588 - 10/16/14 09:02 PM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
Larry W Offline

Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 85
Loc: Grayson County
Nice work

#5404592 - 11/07/14 07:36 AM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
bullzibrat Offline
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Weld horse shoes together to make drink holders and then wrap them with "vet wrap" to keep em from being noisy.
Vet wrap is at any vets office, tractor supply, or most feed stores.
4F Welding & Fabrication
for all your welding needs!!!
Honest and dependable

#5404615 - 11/07/14 07:54 AM Re: Jeep top rack [Re: Hunter_812]
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