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Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Seadiver5, Sep 27, 2021.

  1. Sep 27, 2021
    Seadiver5

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    Is there anybody out there making tube fenders? I'm looking for a set for a 69 CJ5. I originally posted this in the "fabricators forum" but didn't get a very good response so I thought I would post it here. Thanks.
     
  2. Sep 27, 2021
    Buildflycrash

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    Recently saw some on poison spider and warrior products. They are not cheap.
     
  3. Sep 29, 2021
    Seadiver5

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    Neither of those companies make them for early CJ5's...
     
  4. Sep 29, 2021
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    [QUOTE="Seadiver5, post: 1687581, member: ]Neither of those companies make them for early CJ5's...[/QUOTE]

    Boo!
    I bought 3/4” pipe last night to make mine. I’ll take some pictures.
     
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  5. Sep 30, 2021
    Seadiver5

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    Boo!
    I bought 3/4” pipe last night to make mine. I’ll take some pictures.[/QUOTE]
    How are you bending the pipe?
     
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    How are you bending the pipe?[/QUOTE]
    Not good. I did this earlier today.
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    I messaged ITLKSEZ and had a quick discussion about bends. Basically if you want a tight bend you will need to “pie cut” the inside of the curve. I’m going to try this after work today. But I also ordered this today

    Long Radius 90 Elbow | Butt Weld Fitting | A234 WPB | Import

    Will need to weld this onto straight pipe for a perfect 90.
     
  7. Sep 30, 2021
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    It takes some time but I have packed the tube with sand, weld the ends shut, find a well casing and weld on a tube holder then heat and bend it around. Like I said it takes some time but it works and the tube doesn't collapse.
     
  8. Sep 30, 2021
    supertrooper

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    There are no bolt on options for early CJs just the late models. There are a few companies that make pre bend tubing kits to fab your own.
     
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    Don’t worry I’m a good grinder.
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  10. Oct 1, 2021
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    If anyone near me wants to give something like this a go - we have a hydraulic tube bender at the makerspace….it was donated and no one knows how to use it.
     
  11. Oct 2, 2021
    Sierra Bum

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    There are options for early CJs here (flare or no flare) in case anyone is interested. You would have to weld in your own inner fender.

    C&C Fabrication
     
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  12. Oct 3, 2021
    Seadiver5

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    Who makes these kits?
     
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