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Should I buy a cage?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by Citizen_Insane, Jun 9, 2006.

  1. Citizen_Insane

    Citizen_Insane Senior Member

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    Ok, so a guy I autoX with is selling an Autopower Bolt-in 6 pt. roll cage for $150. Its for a 1st gen CRX, but he says it can be easily modified to fit a 2nd gen. Now I probably wouldn't install the cage for a while until I have another car as a daily driver...I don't want to wear a harness and helmet to work, but $150 is fucking CHEAP. I plan on turning the CRX into a deticated AutoX car within the next couple of years. You guys think its worth it?
     
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    Andrew Well-Known Member

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    :: Art Morrison Enterprises - Roll Bars & Cages - Race Roll Bars and Cages ::

    Just to help you decide.
    I personally think it's a really wise investment(on track or not), b/c, we're driving in basically soda-cans.

    It's the next thing I'm buying after my swap, and I probably won't be racing but once a month or so...
    it's your life. i say everyone should consider getting one...(damn i sound like my mom.. sorry!)
    -andrew
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    I would buy it if you have the money. stuff like this comes along pretty often, so don't buy it if you are in a jam.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    modding a cage might be a huge pain in the ass.... and i'm sure it won't be a good fit.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    if you can weld or have a friend like i do then go for it. we modded a crx cage for an eg and then added a bar from the rear strut towers just in the middle. if you can weld then anything like this is possible but without that available modding a cage would suck.
     
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    Citizen_Insane Senior Member

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    I'm in Minneapolis, MN. Kinda far from NY. Also, are the cages you linked to pre welded or are they just the bent up bars that need to be assembled?
     
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    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    i'll pay shipping on that first gen cage if you can get it for me
    lol

    a pre-welded cage would be a little hard to fit into your car with the roof still on :)

    i believe the cage i linked to was NOT a bolt in cage unfortunately
    but welding a new cage would prob be about as complicated as "modding" an existing cage :)
     
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