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Old 10-22-2017, 04:15 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever welded a permanent extension onto the stock roll bar?

Or even made a taller replacement? Seems like a good alternative to bolting and unbolting the Brey Krause for driving events.

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The roll bar is made from high strength steel. Welding something to it will weaken it. You should never do that!
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Old 10-22-2017, 05:58 PM   #3
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Good to know. Has anyone ever set out to make a taller replacement option, rather than a bolt on extension?

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The roll bar is made from high strength steel. Welding something to it will weaken it. You should never do that!
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Old 10-22-2017, 06:01 PM   #4
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Good to know. Has anyone ever set out to make a taller replacement option, rather than a bolt on extension?
You have to consider the clearance needed for the soft top to be put up/down. There are more extensive roll cage setups for racing.
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You can't really go any higher than the BK bar, the top barely clears it, and if you don't close the latch it will touch.
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What's wrong with leaving the extension on the car full time?
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Old 10-22-2017, 07:53 PM   #7
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the safety devices bolt in roll bar is taller (how do i know - my ztop won’t fit over it, but fits over the oem roll bar) and gives you the option of adding door bars, etc.

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