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Old 23rd August 2016, 06:30 PM
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Any local around birmingham who would be able to bend my roll bar a bit more
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After cutting it down I can clearly see it hasn't been bent enough

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Old 23rd August 2016, 09:10 PM
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Well I've just double checked the bends and they are both just under 80 degrees
79.8 and 79.7 so I'm happy with that
So if I line up one side in the correct position it looks like the 2nd bend has been bent at the wrong position on the tube
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Old 24th August 2016, 03:36 PM
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That's annoying!I guess you can split the difference and mount it slightly outboard on both sides - can't see it making loads of difference?
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Old 24th August 2016, 06:07 PM
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Just cut the legs down a few mill and that will start to bring everything back into line.
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Old 24th August 2016, 06:58 PM
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It's already cut down to book spec so don't want to go any lower

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Old 24th August 2016, 07:01 PM
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It's the same on both sides
The guy I spoke to today said why not just weld it as it is?
Personally I don't see a problem with doing that it's just annoying that it's not centre to the four fixings
Anyone see a problem if I had it welded as it is then?


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Old 24th August 2016, 07:42 PM
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Rachet straps?
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Old 24th August 2016, 08:31 PM
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Don't think I would want to weld stress into it, also would make it a nightmare to bolt it up, but would be better wider as it gives you more protection, just think about when you fit your side panels as the may need cutting around the bar
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Old 25th August 2016, 09:05 AM
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it's just annoying that it's not centre to the four fixings
To be entirely honest - that's the kind of detail that would p*ss me off massively!!! So I feel your pain! Rosco makes a good point though = marginally wider = marginally more protection... That's how i'd be selling it to myself
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Old 26th August 2016, 05:25 PM
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It annoyed me the more I thought about it so went and bought myself a bender


Not to bad a job considering the tube was already bent
And I think it looks better now
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