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Unread 07-03-2006, 06:12 PM   #1696
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I finally pulled out the box of Rollbar Rapz I've had on the shelf for a month, cut them to fit around the Rock Hard cage and installed them in place of the factory covers on the over the door bars.

They aren't a perfect match to the factory covers on the rest of the cage, but unless you get your face up in them to compare, they look spot on... easy install and at just $23, how can you go wrong?
For $23, how much of the cage were you able to cover?

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Unread 07-03-2006, 06:14 PM   #1697
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I finally pulled out the box of Rollbar Rapz I've had on the shelf for a month, cut them to fit around the Rock Hard cage and installed them in place of the factory covers on the over the door bars.

They aren't a perfect match to the factory covers on the rest of the cage, but unless you get your face up in them to compare, they look spot on... easy install and at just $23, how can you go wrong?
do you have any pictures?
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Unread 07-03-2006, 06:20 PM   #1698
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For $23, how much of the cage were you able to cover?
I just needed to do the two bars between the windshield frame and the main hoop as the factory padding was looking pretty rough around the Rock Hard cage - I had to zip tie them together as a temporary fix
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Unread 07-03-2006, 06:40 PM   #1699
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got her nice and mudy

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Unread 07-03-2006, 06:47 PM   #1700
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do you have any pictures?
Here's a couple of snapshots showing the Rapz in place. Since the stock padding is so fitted, the stretchy neoprene Rapz made the install really easy - just cut to length and then cut notches for the bars. I'm definitely happy with how it turned out as having these two pieces custom made was starting to look expensive

The velcro on the inside sticks right to the the neoprene making it really easy to create a nice, clean seam that lays flat. I'm glad they did it this way rather than having to mate to another piece of velcro.
1.jpg

Here you can see the factory padding at left and the Rapz at right... not too bad looking and damn hard to tell the difference without looking close (like this).
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Unread 07-03-2006, 11:54 PM   #1701
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got her nice and mudy

So...where's the 'muddy' picture?
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Unread 07-03-2006, 11:55 PM   #1702
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Unread 07-04-2006, 09:19 AM   #1703
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Unread 07-04-2006, 11:36 AM   #1704
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Unread 07-04-2006, 12:48 PM   #1705
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After my LED tail/turn/stop light mod my flashers were way too fast. Sounded much like a machine gun. Anyway, pulled that relay out from under the steering wheel and cut the appropriate curcuit and it was all golden then. Flasher working normal again. Thanks Stu, for the write up on that.
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Unread 07-04-2006, 02:54 PM   #1706
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put 2 washers behind bump stop...hey it was hot outside
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Unread 07-04-2006, 03:50 PM   #1707
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carved up a plywood hard tonneau to serve as a prototype for an aluminum one. scratched up the roll cage while i did it though.

also switched out the factory bestop windjammer buckles and nylon with straps and side release buckles from strapworks.com .... now, i can leave the windjammer in the jeep, and when it rains, buckle it right up. takes seconds.

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Unread 07-04-2006, 04:12 PM   #1708
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Unread 07-04-2006, 05:06 PM   #1709
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