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post #1 of 6 Old 10-09-2017, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
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HI I see a lot of roll bars with padding on them some look to be factory others not both to me look tits the ones that look not factory that appear to be pipe insulation and pipe tape are ok with me if i can save a buck here and spend more there I'm happy, any advice from the vets in the house? plus do they even make 2" id insulation?

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post #2 of 6 Old 10-10-2017, 11:25 AM
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Pipe insulation and yes, you can get foam insulation for 2" pipe. Just depends on who thick you want it.

Here is 2" with 1/2" wall.

lots more money but 3/4" wall

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-11-2017, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
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Gosh what a difference between the price of 1/2 and 3/4, Hey thank you I've just placed an order with amazon ! perhaps my girl will ride around with me again I don't have a problem hiting my head but she has and is less than pleased, not sure if thats a good thing or a bad, its been kinda nice just going around solo hmmm, oh shute did I say that. lol again many thanks
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good ole pipe foam and a lot of black electrical tape back in the day!!!!!

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post #5 of 6 Old 10-20-2017, 03:21 PM
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good ole pipe foam and a lot of black electrical tape back in the day!!!!!
Doesn't get much better than that, sir.

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Pipe insulation and electrical tape are the original padding.
Use wide tape. You can get it in black, labeled, and different colors. Each looks different.
you can do it yourself, but having a friend to hold the insulation makes the job easier. Take your time on the taping. Be sure the tape is warm and stretches nicely.
Rear bars can usually be done in the rig, however, for full cages it is sometimes easier to remove it otherwise your tape job may suffer.

Insure the insulation doesn't foul the top, doors, or dash. This is especially important if you have a hard top as you may not be able to reinstall it properly. If this is a problem, you can cut the insulation so it is only on the inside.

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