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Old 09-17-2009, 12:19 AM   #1
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I just wanted to get on here and see if there was any interest for door bars. I could make them and sell them for like 200$ including shipping instead of the 275+50 on the internet. They would be the same quality DOM tubing and tig welded.
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Could they be made lower so they wouldn't destroy my thigh/leg in a side impact? Not sure if space would permit though.

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I would get them for 200 shipped. Although I need to make sure they will fit with my seat first.

Also would they be compatible with already installed roll bars?
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The other door bars already made say they are and i was just going to copy those. Any thoughts on if making it lower would make it not as effective?
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Maybe make it more parallel? See how the bar goes right across that girl's fat booty hip? I think that would cause some serious damage in a side impact, even w/ a phat booty like that.

(Please don't tell me the model is a guy w/ long hair).
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I'd be interested. Also would like them a tad lower as it's going on a DD
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I think the problem with making them much lower is the rear mounting point needs to be at that height.
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right, but even if it goes to the same height, making any part lower will make it easier to get in, which is my concern.

I think the worry about it hitting you is unfounded. That's like saying a roll cage's door bars are less safe than none at all.
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Here's another design to kick around...

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^ I like, Would buy for sure.. Option 1... only if its a bolt in solution. So can easily take in and out of car. To get out of the way.

Make em up....
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I like that second design a lot, must fit NA and be compatible with roll bars for me to purchase
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I like that second design a lot, must fit NA and be compatible with roll bars for me to purchase
What he said. 2nd design is money. will buy
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how much more stiffening do i need?

frog arms, rollbar, frame rails, rear cannon brace.
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2nd design is Kirk. They are weld in only and ship already attached to the bar. It IS exactly what I want but bolt in. $200 for this is a no brainer. You'll sell a few dozen here and at the other forums easily, as long as fitment is good.

If these get done I think you'll see a rash of group buy frog arms, not installed yet, for sale.

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2nd design is Kirk. They are weld in only and ship already attached to the bar. It IS exactly what I want but bolt in. $200 for this is a no brainer. You'll sell a few dozen here and at the other forums easily, as long as fitment is good.

If these get done I think you'll see a rash of group buy frog arms, not installed yet, for sale.
Sure about that?

When I called earlier they never mentioned any of that, and they quoted me @ $45/each.
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Sure about that?

When I called earlier they never mentioned any of that, and they quoted me @ $45/each.
http://www.kirkracing.com/accessories.htm
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Sweet. I have a Kirk bar and plan on getting these. Thanks for the confirmation.
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Is there any reason to think that these wouldn't work without a rollbar that attaches like the hard dog? My autopower bar attaches at the seat belt towers and wouldn't share the upper mount point of the door bars.

I'm in if they'll work.
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i called kirk racing, they cant garantee that this will fit with the hd roll bars.
what they do is weld a sleeve at the bottom of the rollbar and the door bar slides in.

if they sold it to us we would have to get the sleeve welded to the rollbar/whatever ourselves
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