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Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 05:55 PM
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Hi, I was thinking about putting sprint bars on my baja to help protect it. The prolem is I went to look at some of them and they dont look like they are built very strong. Looks like they would bend pretty or punch through the body after bouncing of some rocks or stumps. Are they mostly for looks are do they actually help? Or would I be better off having some heavy duty ones built?
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Post Post subject: Re: Sprint bars?
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Mostly used to keep sticks, trees, bushs etc. from hooking into your rear fenders. You do not want to put any thing on that is so stong that it will transfer the impact to your floor pan. You can replace a set of bent bars but once you mash the pan it;s now a bigger problem to fix.


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I have seen some that people have made functional. They ran larger 1 1/2 tubing, and cut a holt in the quarter panel and welded the upper support to the cage.


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