Pricing On Roll Cages and Mini Tubs

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  1. Killercomet

    Killercomet Member MCCI

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    Anyone have a moly cage and mini tubs done in their Maverick or Comet. What should one be willing to expect to pay a good shop ?
     
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    Hey Coop...Happy New Year! Figure on about $200 per point on a moly cage. Not sure on the mini-tubs. I have a 10 pt. mild steel cage kit for sale cheap if you're interested. I was going that route with a Jeg's kit but changed my mind at the last minute and went with moly. Not sure if the guy that did mine is still doing that work or not.
     
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    Good to hear from you Gary. I've decided to go with a moly 8.50 cert cage and have my buddy Dan Colangeo do it. Should be dropping the car off this weekend. Hopefully have this thing running again soon.
     
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    wow 8.50 cert.. eventually getting a bigger/faster bullet for the ole' boy?

    remember moly needs to be tig'd which nearly doubles the time/cost over migging mild and materials start to go sky high. I'd guess around 2,000 with a buddy doing it. Easily 3,000+ otherwise. Good luck with everything!

    PS. it'd be cool to see you car in the garage. We all love us some racing vids too! lol
     
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    Well technically with the engine combo it should and most likely will in the near future be a 25.5 cage . Starting with the 8.50 cert with intentions of it being upgraded. So far the quotes I have for the 8.50 cert and mini tubs are all north of $4,000.
     
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    Just me thinking here but if your plans are to go 8.50 - 7.50 I'd recomend building your 25.5 chassis now, you'll save a ton of money. Once you go under 8.50 it's just whole new ball game with Chassis, Safety Equip., Weight limits. A lot to certify for 1 second faster but I guess that what we do.
     
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    Car is in the shop and the ball is rolling on the cage . It's gonna be sweet
     
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    teh shop in my area wants $5k to install a full back half weld up the 10 point cage I bought from chris alstons chassis works and weld in my full tubs labor only I have all of the cage pieces and the floor sheet metal and back half already all that is bring it in rolling and take it out rolling done
     

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