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  1. coposrv

    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Going to check out a black convertible tomorrow afterwork. I don’t go to the track much but I’m looking into roll bars. I remember seeing a convertible 03 awhile back that had a custom roll bar built around a styling bar. I believe the car was black as well maybe a 10th anny. Does anyone remember it?


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  2. 03' White Snake

    03' White Snake Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yes.

    One or the other. Both is too much crap in the car. I never wanted a roll bar in my car but finally broke down and added a MM 6PT. Now, I actually like it. Makes the car feel so much tighter. I bought a second set of interior panels so I can swap between the roll bar and styling bar if I want.

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    BADBOYSVT Active Member Established Member

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    I like the bottom . Look simple and and factory look . About the top , if I have to do that I might as well get a hard top
     
  4. coposrv

    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I like the look of the styling bar. With the mm6 point are the back seats useless?


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  5. 94slowbra1

    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    03whitesnake, which one do you prefer? I have a CD light bar right now but as we know it isnt useful for chassis stiffeningof track safety. I keep thinking about a roll bar but my kids ride in the back. Can they still ride with the roll bar?
     
  6. coposrv

    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    How about one in a baby seat?


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    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Roll bar or styling bar? I have put a baby seat and a booster in my back seat. They fit together fine
     
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    Very nice

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  9. coposrv

    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Well both actually. I’d like the look of the styling bar but if I drop my built long block I’ll definitely need the roll bar and I like the extra stiffening that it provides but I still want to be able to cruise the car on the cape with the wife and bambino. I thought I’ve seen pics here if guys who had both installed.


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    I have a MM 6 point in my vert. Did some padding but i have never put anyone not even my dog in the back seat. Having your head ring off the bar even in a low speed crash/bump could do some serious damage. Never would i take that chance. I make enough power i need that protection and to be legal to run the 1/4 mile. Its basically a two seater car now but i can easily live with that. I had a styling bar years ago but in a roll over that aint doing anything for you.
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    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    This is what I thought, guess I'll have to wait a little longer. Love the look of the styling bar but need the benefits of the 6pt
     
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    Personally I would not put a person in the back with a roll bar, the harness bar is right in front of them and would get messed up pretty bad in any kind of accident. Styling bar is fine with passengers in the back. I have actually built my own seat delete so I don't run backseat anymore.

    Stiffness, the roll bar is much better than a styling bar.
     
  13. coposrv

    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I’ll be using this car as more of a cruiser to the cape and golf course with a few hits here and there. I like the added safety and rigidity a roll bar will add but if it forces me to lose the back seats it’s not an option.


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    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Confirming what I thought. Thanks for the input. A vert with a roll bar is just nasty looking, all business.
     
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    Maximum Motorsports sells a roll bar with removable harness bar, however it’s not NMRA legal. But it’s easily removable when you want to use the back seats.


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    Oooohhhh. I'm liking the sound if that. Not worried about NHRA legal, more with protection and safety
     
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    2C138533-BE1C-47A2-BA13-F3354A6E4577.jpeg 4 point Maximum Motorsports roll bar here and love it. They have 2 versions of the 4 point. One WITH the seatbelt harness bar and one WITHOUT. Get the one WITH it just in case you ever put race seats in it WITH the 5 point harness belts in it. You'll need this harness bar for your belts. I recently went this route and in the process removed my factory seatbelts and had the roll bar powder coated gloss black. I have one bad pic, can get more if anyone cares
     
  18. 94slowbra1

    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    i care! more pics please
     
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    coposrv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    More please! I looked at the car, put a deposit and wrote up a bill of sale. VERY CLEAN underneath and 7-10 paint. Weird story and the car has issues. Long story short the car wasn’t exactly as advertised but we agreed to a stupid low price, my spare drivetrain is going into it. I’m full speed ahead into the vert life now.


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    94slowbra1 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Awesome. I dont think I could do a coupe now after having my vert. Make sure to post pics when you get it
     

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