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#2428336 - 01/03/18 12:43 PM Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS
Forest Offline
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Thought some of you may enjoy seeing some pics of a 8.50 legal roll cage I installed in a Hellcat that has been 10.02 at 138 previously. Also adding some more power this winter so it should run well into the 9's punkrocka











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#2428346 - 01/03/18 12:53 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Very clean install..We just seem to be doing Mustangs these days. Well there was the odd EVO smile
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#2428359 - 01/03/18 01:13 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Al_Alguire]
Gary Robbins Offline
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Nice...Hope to have to do mine someday !!


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#2428378 - 01/03/18 02:25 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Pardon my ignorance as I know nothing about drag racing, but that is considered safe?
I have always been used to my fully welded cage and would not be comfortable with removable bars.

Clean install though!
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#2428413 - 01/03/18 03:23 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: RylisPro]
Forest Offline
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Originally Posted By RylisPro
Pardon my ignorance as I know nothing about drag racing, but that is considered safe?
I have always been used to my fully welded cage and would not be confortable with removable bars.

Clean install though!


I'm not a design engineer, but NHRA allows them to 8.50 and customers normally want them on this type of build...

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#2428419 - 01/03/18 03:39 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Very nice work. Love how it "fits" the car

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#2428485 - 01/03/18 06:18 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Registered: 01/19/03
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Loc: Renton Washington
Great attention to detail as usual. You're making me look bad!
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#2428498 - 01/03/18 06:29 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
humpty Offline
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Crazy nice welds too!
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#2428508 - 01/03/18 06:40 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: humpty]
GY3 Offline


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Wow! Very clean install!

How hard was the dash to remove?
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#2428534 - 01/03/18 07:22 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
Biginchmopar Offline
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Awesome! That fits perfect.

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#2428538 - 01/03/18 07:30 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
SCATPACK 1 Offline
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Car and cage look awesome. But whats with the seat being against the steering wheel? Is it adjustable?
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#2428620 - 01/03/18 09:26 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: GY3]
Forest Offline
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Originally Posted By GY3
Wow! Very clean install!

How hard was the dash to remove?


Dash was fairly easy...

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#2428621 - 01/03/18 09:26 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: SCATPACK 1]
Forest Offline
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Originally Posted By SCATPACK 1
Car and cage look awesome. But whats with the seat being against the steering wheel? Is it adjustable?


Woman Driver shocked

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#2428627 - 01/03/18 09:28 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Originally Posted By Forest
Thought some of you may enjoy seeing some pics of a 8.50 legal roll cage I installed in a Hellcat that has been 10.02 at 138 previously. Also adding some more power this winter so it should run well into the 9's punkrocka












AWESOME work Forest.......... beer thumbs


Edited by Thumperdart (01/03/18 09:29 PM)
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#2428631 - 01/03/18 09:37 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Thumperdart]
Forest Offline
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Thanks everyone...I don't post often but I figured you all would enjoy these pictures over the slower winter... beer

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#2428632 - 01/03/18 09:40 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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Nice looking work

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#2428652 - 01/03/18 10:23 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
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that looks great

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#2428680 - 01/03/18 11:11 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: upnover]
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Very very nice. If you run at a track that techs cars they will probably make you add some foam around the drivers area on the bars.
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#2428704 - 01/03/18 11:59 PM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: Forest]
StealthWedge67 Offline
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Very nice! Love the flying pig emblem also. up
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#2428743 - 01/04/18 02:56 AM Re: Challenger Hellcat custom 8 point cage install PICS [Re: StealthWedge67]
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Originally Posted By StealthWedge67
Very nice! Love the flying pig emblem also. up


When I saw the emblem on it I was pretty sure that's what it was. laugh2

Awesome work! up
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