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Old 06/18/17, 03:53 PM   #1
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New cage don't fit.

Well I'm very disappointed. Five weeks to get it, took it off the pallet and it looked wrong. So I took off the top and attempted to fit it anyway. Let's just say it's not even close. $1200 cage is not square, drivers foot plate is at least two inches higher than the passenger. Cage is at least an inch too wide as my top won't even go back on with it in. I'll be calling Monday and see how to get my money back. It simply won't fit my half cab. I'll see how it goes but I'm expecting I'll be out $1200. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...8226783178.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...6c21aa141e.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...a4b5218601.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...dad10fba3f.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...0fd86e9eda.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...4ecd8b3171.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...ce35c46699.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...a7cc665b23.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...d7e2a49cf1.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...de226defcd.jpg

Bronco looks cool without the top on though!!


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Old 06/18/17, 04:01 PM   #2
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Bummer man. Who made it?


Hey!!! Let me hold a dollar I'm in the middle of a restore here!

HEY!!! I'm in the middle of a restore here! Let me hold a $1. or $100.
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Old 06/18/17, 04:31 PM   #3
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I have not spoke to the manufacturer yet, but will be calling first thing in the am with this round of issues. If they refuse to do a refund of fix it someway I will be posting up. I think I've been more than patient waiting and I paid up front for the cage, then got hit with $400 shipping after that.
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Old 06/18/17, 04:42 PM   #4
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Damn it
Damn it
Damn it

The best looking half cab on CB deserves better.....

Keep us posted.


By the way,

I had to use ratchet straps to get my "Overhaulin" cage from JBG to fit in my wagon. Not as bad as yours but it did require some "adjustment".
Once it was tweaked into position I drilled holes and bolted it down. Month or so later when I needed to unbolt it ....it pretty much stayed in position. I didn't need ratchet straps the next time it was getting bolted in.

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Old 06/18/17, 04:53 PM   #5
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Are your body mount bushings in good condition? Reason I ask is I had a cage custom built to my bronco. My body mount bushings were not good. Found this out after the fact.
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Old 06/18/17, 05:13 PM   #6
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Well so much for my recommendation, but this is the first negative experience I've heard of. And I don't believe for a second that you're getting ready to get taken for $1200........

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Old 06/18/17, 05:19 PM   #7
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Just curious, is that a fiberglass half cab?
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Old 06/18/17, 05:22 PM   #8
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Yes it's a BD top and the builder knew that when I ordered it. Said no problem it will fit.

As far as my slider I started with an 86 ranger pick up slider. There's a thread in here about that build.
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Old 06/18/17, 05:29 PM   #9
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Bummer, I hope they make it right. Good luck!
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Old 06/18/17, 06:23 PM   #10
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Well so much for my recommendation, but this is the first negative experience I've heard of. And I don't believe for a second that you're getting ready to get taken for $1200........
i know huh, I know he will make it right. just really sucks though
I have no idea on how much flex there are at the foot mounts

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Old 06/18/17, 06:43 PM   #11
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Here how far the Dr side pad is off the floor and where the pass side sits. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...110fc31347.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...7900fbefdb.jpg


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Old 06/18/17, 07:32 PM   #12
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That f'ing sucks, I bought my roll bar from extremecustomfab and I have to weld mine together. I hope it goes together better then the way they put yours together! First your air compressor, now this, what a PIA! good luck on the refund I'm gunning for you man!
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Old 06/18/17, 07:51 PM   #13
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Man- I'd be pissed too. There is definitely some serious fit issues there and I'm not overly impressed with the welding. The front bar looks like a serious knee-knocker- one if the reasons I'm going to go through the dash on mine. I'd send this one back and I'd look around and try to find a fabricator local to you. I'm never a fan of pre-built cages as every truck/car has its differences. For the $$ you spend, you definitely want it fit well. Good luck!
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Old 06/18/17, 08:12 PM   #14
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Those Dodge 17's look nice, if that helps!

If you can't afford a good one, you REALLY can't afford a bad one.
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Old 06/18/17, 08:26 PM   #15
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Those Dodge 17's look nice, if that helps!
Thanks Baja, I don't want anyone to get the wrong idea. I love the cage as far as design, I just want it to fit. Well work it out tomorrow.
And I do love them 17's myself.
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