Poping in top corner of windshield - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 11-02-2012, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
Dake
Web Wheeler
 
Dake's Avatar
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 1,049
Poping in top corner of windshield

After looking closer the spreader bar is cracked at the weld! Should I replace or get it welded. Anyone have this happen?

Dake is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 11-02-2012, 09:37 PM
NonRubicon
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: The southern armpit of California
Posts: 2,098
I've not had this happen, but from what I gather, the stock roll cage spreader bars are not really that integral for roll cage/windshield support. IMO they are best used for grab handle mounting. The spreader bars won't prevent the windshield from caving in, whereas an aftermarket full roll cage provides more protection. In the stock setup, it's the main hoop that provides any measure of safety.

You could probably have the spreader bars welded back up and still have the same amount of support as from the factory.
NonRubicon is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome