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NJ offroad shop?

Discussion in 'North East' started by SilverSeven, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. SilverSeven

    SilverSeven [OP] Rock Solid Toy

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    I am looking for a shop that does alot of work on offroad vehicles, anyone know of any?

    thanks!
     
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    Carroll's Rod & Racecraft in Spotswood, NJ can fabricate anything. They've built a pile of rock crawlers and I had them handle all the fabrication on my truck.

    http://www.rodandracecraft.com

    What are you looking to build?
     
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    SilverSeven [OP] Rock Solid Toy

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    for now just need my body mounts modded.. but at some point a flatbed + internal cage.

    also maybe a rear bumper like the armorology one
     
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    are you mike? the guy on their site with Taco?

    I saw your posts on TTORA i believe, nice rig man!!! its nice to know there are people capable of that kind of work in NJ
     
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    Yeah, that's me. And thanks. :)

    The body mounts, flatbed, bumper, internal cage, etc. would be no problem for them. At this point they're intimately familiar with the 05+ trucks. My cage is 2" chromoly due to SCORE requirements, but with smaller diameter tubing they'll be able to get a even tighter fit in an access cab.
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    Other shops actually outsource fabrication and rollcage work to these guys. They also have a waterjet on site so if you've got any funky designs you'd like cut into the metal, they can set that up.

    Give Bob a call at 732-416-9887 before you're ready to have the work done. They've got a few projects going on right now but they should be able to squeeze you into the schedule for the body mount work. :thumbsup:
     
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    SilverSeven [OP] Rock Solid Toy

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    1 question, how do you get in and out of your truck? lol
     
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    A common question. :p It's surprisingly easy. It's still a door slammer and the side bars just about follow the lines of the new seats so it's not much of a stretch.

    I was shocked by how comfortable the truck still is -- those angled tubes don't get in the way at all...once your feet are inside. ;)
     
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    I talked to Bob? (i think) today, great refferal man!! that place is exactly what i was looking for.. he said he was going to look at your truck to see what the body mount mod would entail.

    thanks man!
     
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    No problem! I stopped by the shop today to BS and discuss what I saw at the race in Mexico. Bob stopped in the middle of the conversation to take a walk outside and check under my truck. What you're looking for should be no problem at all! :)
     
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    awesome! Hey, if you dont mind my asking, what does a cage similar to what you have run? I dont need exact figures, but a ballpark would do... Ive been planning a lot for my truck, and an internal/bedcage is high on my list
     
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    Mine's overkill due to SCORE requirements. 2" .120 wall chromoly plus all of the joints are gusseted. I have about $5000 in materials alone.

    Mild steel, smaller diameter tubing, and no gussets will make for a very affordable, incredibly strong cage. Bob's welds are a thing of beauty; the gussets are only to satisfy SCORE tech.

    You'll pay straight time + materials. Every one of these cages is custom built but he'll be able to give you a solid estimate when you talk to him.

    Let me know if/when you'll be stopping by the shop. I'd like to swing by and see what you've got planned!
     
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    SilverSeven [OP] Rock Solid Toy

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    will do man, I'll probably be making the trip sooner than later, i have to get my bumper and springs installed today then body mount mod is urgent

    ill post in here when i know for sure


    are you going LT?
     
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    mjp2 The Lost Mod of Akalabeth Staff Member

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    Rear will be a spring-under conversion, but class 7sx rules require that I keep the stock lower control arms so no LT for me.

    I do have some tricks lined up to increase durability, but I'll wait until they're done to post details. ;)
     
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