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#1 User is offline   RunninBare 

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Posted 06 December 2010 - 08:27 AM

While we are all concerned for Steve, someone brought up a good point about the safety of our rigs with concern of rollover protection. I read he was driving Dino's Jeep. Dino, any chance of posting some photos of your rig so others can make a decision of up-graded rollbar systems?
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Posted 06 December 2010 - 08:49 AM

Good call... while we are all pulling for Steve's speedy recovery... learning how we might upgrade our cages might be some good coming out of the demise of Dino's rig! I am currently looking at upgrading to a bolt in RockHard sport cage
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Posted 06 December 2010 - 05:47 PM

Any other different roll bar would not have helped the jeep in this case. As far as any person driving a car, truck or jeep...it's the seat belt that matters. Wearing one saved a person once again.
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Posted 06 December 2010 - 06:11 PM

View PostGutsy, on Dec 6 2010, 05:47 PM, said:

Any other different roll bar would not have helped the jeep in this case. As far as any person driving a car, truck or jeep...it's the seat belt that matters. Wearing one saved a person once again.

Gotta agree with the seat belt. It's saved my life before many years ago when I totaled my truck up in Atlanta. After hitting a car head-on, another truck after that, and finally ending up 50 feet at the bottom of a ravine I limped away from that one only needing 3 stitches in my leg. The 3 I hit in the car, none of them wearing seatbelts, were not so lucky. The little girl in the back seat ended up in the windshield.
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Posted 10 December 2010 - 08:55 PM

The day I stoped by to see Steve I stoped off at Dino's first. The windsheild frame was folded over to the drivers side pushed into the cab. The frame looked like it was pushed over to the drivers side. The brunt of the rollover happen on the passenger side. The one thing that got my eye was the steering wheel. looking at it the left side was pushed in tords the dash.
As for roll cages , any kit that would brace across the windsheild frame ( top or top & bottom ) . And one across the back would be the less for
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