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post #1 of 23 Old 01-10-2009, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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Homemade Cab Enclosure

Thanks to all of you who gave me input, links to follow etc. I have just about finished my cab enclosure. I thought I would share some pictures. The frame of the enclosure is made from 20 gauge sheet metal bent into a 4" x 1" three sided channel. The rear is 20 gauge sheet metal, the sides and top are 1/4" luan plywood, the windows are all 1/8" acrylic. Pop rivets were the main fastner for all joints. I fashioned two brackets to hold the enclosure to the fram of the tractor right behind the front wheels. It looks OK and I am pleased, we shall see how it goes once we have some more snow which may be tomorrow evening. My son is inside the cab showing off.
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Very nice work and the cab looks great. Looks like its open in the front under the windsheild. maybe you can put a peice of cloth or rubber or something there to keep the wind out. The wind might not be too bad though if it cant flow right through.

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post #3 of 23 Old 01-10-2009, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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I have a piece that fits in there, held in by velcro so I can remove it to open the hood. Thanks for the compliment!
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Nice cab!! I have got to build one of those.
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post #5 of 23 Old 01-10-2009, 08:40 PM
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Very nice Deltaroc!
How long did it take you to make it?
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post #6 of 23 Old 01-10-2009, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks,

I started on Monday, finished today working a few hours a day.
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Nice cab, looks as good as OEM. Take care..

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Looks great...sure didn't take you too long, not even a week. It looks like an oem type cab. That should keep the wind and snow out.


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Looks fabulous! But (please don't get angry here) how are you gonna get fuel in it?

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I can do it from the side when the door is open with the seat flipped up. It was almost an oversight, but not quite.
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You did a fantastic job on it. slkpk

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very nice job
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Nice job-probably cost wise was only a fraction of the cost of buying from dealership
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Very Nice Job I bet you can't wait til the next snow storm
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Nice work! Looks factory made!

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