Poping in top corner of windshield - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > Poping in top corner of windshield

Want to be able to SEE? DOT Approved Headlights for under Coil Spring Options from Ruffstuff!Flush Mount LED Bumper Lights, CREE

Reply
Unread 11-02-2012, 09:59 PM   #1
Dake
Web Wheeler
 
Dake's Avatar
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: , GA
Posts: 1,018
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   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-02-2012, 10:37 PM   #2
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 With Quote Quick reply to this message
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.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

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.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.