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Old 03-18-2008, 11:52 PM   #1
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Default Hard top with style bars?

Will a hardtop fit on an 1990 miata with style bars?
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Old 03-18-2008, 11:59 PM   #2
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Yes, all the ones i have see don't have any issues.
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:06 AM   #3
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yep. you shouldn't have any issues.
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:11 AM   #4
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DO NOT believe either of the previous posters. Style bars will not fit with a hardtop. Remove said style bar and throw out.
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:11 AM   #5
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For sure, there not that big as a roll bar its just a little bar doesn't have a backing on it or anything and its alot shorter then a roll...still have to install mine
EDIT: roll bar is to expensive for me and i would want a polished one which is even more expensive
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:18 AM   #6
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I would ask the manufacturer of the style bar before purchasing.
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:19 AM   #7
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DO NOT believe either of the previous posters. Style bars will not fit with a hardtop. Remove said style bar and throw out.
You forgot "And buy a real roll-bar."
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:41 AM   #8
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-and buy a real ******* rollbar.

but make sure you get one compatible with a hardtop
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Old 03-19-2008, 10:17 AM   #9
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why do people insist to make their cars less safe in case of a roll over?
style bar=deather trap
no bar=you may survive
roll bar=people wonder how you walked away from that one...ask paul
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Old 03-19-2008, 05:43 PM   #10
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any questions?
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Old 03-19-2008, 05:53 PM   #11
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if the style bar interferes, you can just bend it out of the way.
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Old 03-19-2008, 05:58 PM   #12
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or ask markp

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Old 03-19-2008, 06:03 PM   #13
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i always wondered whose car that was on harddogs site? that happened on a bridge, right?

and laughin my *** off at what Hustler said
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Old 03-19-2008, 06:19 PM   #14
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It's actually pretty amazing the number of rolled miatas.
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The kid who worked at R-Speed (he died)
Oh, and the dozen pictured at Bethania's site.
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Get a real ******* rollbar.
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Old 03-19-2008, 06:48 PM   #16
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i sent that photo to my mom after i bot my miata sense it's the look like my 02 blue, she was not happy
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:40 PM   #17
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Default That's funny.....

Never ceases to amaze me how this forum puts threads through the *** wipe. Ask a simple question...be prepared to get reamed. I wonder how many miata roll overs were due to individuals not knowing the limitations of their vehicles?
Thank you all for your responses.
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:47 PM   #18
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i sent that photo to my mom after i bought my miata since it looked like my 02, blue miata, she was not happy
fixed * I am getting good at this grammar game
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:49 PM   #19
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well i for one was well aware of the limitations of mine and that is why i swerved to miss the ******* dear. yes i flipped the car after going off the road but i walked away without even a scratch. actually i drove away, after flipping the car back over with some help. had i hit the dear i am not so sure i could say that.
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Never ceases to amaze me how this forum puts threads through the *** wipe. Ask a simple question...be prepared to get reamed. I wonder how many miata roll overs were due to individuals not knowing the limitations of their vehicles?
Thank you all for your responses.
As another noob here I would say these guys are trying to help you in their usual loving manner. The style bar has a reputation for being useless as protection if that is your intent. You are better off getting a roll bar. I am planning on doing the same. As mentioned, be sure you get one that is hard top compatible. Some are not.
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