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I keep hearing "Show Cage" and "Full Cage" what is the differance?

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Post Post subject: Re: Roll Cages
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Show cages bolt together, and stop behind the seats.Full cages go into the car, are welded while in the car and have mounting points in the front.


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Full cages normally go from front to rear tying in the front and rear bumpers.


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Ok i have a 6 pt cage that is welded in, it is all welded together but it goes from front firewall to rear. Is that a show or a full? Is there any differance in strength? is one better than the other(other than one covers more). that is the kinda stuff i was wondering about.

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Post Post subject: Re: Roll Cages
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Is it welded at all points or is bolted together? Welds= full. Bolts=show. Like Dirt said full cages are also tied in to the bumpers. What you have is fine in my opinion, Take a look at Chirco's site and the cage they put into their project Baja, SWEET. From what Ive scene it kinda sounds like a Class 11 cage, if I remember right they bolt to the pan but all components are welded and if Im wrong Im sure someone here knows for sure like uuummmmmm....BUGZYLLA Shocked Razz .....just thought of the old Godzilla movies while typing that I know really random.


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yea all points are welded, and it was bolted then welded to the pan. the one that Chirco used in the project is pretty much exactly the same one that i have.

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