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Old February 2nd, 2008, 10:30 PM   #1
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What do you guys think I should do for door bars on my K5? I don't have any good side views of mine, so I grabbed this pic. I'm trying to tie my front shock tube nodes to the back, add another point to my harness bar behind the seats, and maybe add another point to the top of the a-pillar halo.

Option 1 - normal door x from my front


Option 2 - door x plus a-pillar support (might get too annoying getting in and out


Option 3 - kick a-pillar support tube forward for more room getting in and out


Any other ideas? Is the a-pillar support overkill?
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Old February 3rd, 2008, 11:52 PM   #2
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i think you should fab up some half doors.
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Old February 4th, 2008, 08:39 AM   #3
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Option 1 - normal door x from my front

looks good !!
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Are you planning on racing it… well I know your going to beat on it till it breaks anyway though, with repeated jumping, so yeah it will be pretty much raced so you almost want to make it a little over kill, but it would be nice if you could incorporate creature comforts, like if your wife ever wanted to ride along?

Maybe some easy entrance skinned tube doors with beefed up mounts and some window nets, just because window nets are so cool!


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I think I’d still run some door bars behind the tube doors too. Maybe the 3rd option minus the top horizontal bar.
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Are you planning on racing it… well I know your going to beat on it till it breaks anyway though, with repeated jumping, so yeah it will be pretty much raced so you almost want to make it a little over kill, but it would be nice if you could incorporate creature comforts, like if your wife ever wanted to ride along?

Maybe some easy entrance skinned tube doors with beefed up mounts and some window nets, just because window nets are so cool!


Window nets are very cool. I do want those. So you're thinking I should make it easier to get into rather than as burly as possible? I don't know man, this one looks pretty sweet, just tough getting in and out of...

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Window nets are very cool. I do want those. So you're thinking I should make it easier to get into rather than as burly as possible? I don't know man, this one looks pretty sweet, just tough getting in and out of...

just drop the top bar down about 1/2 way maybe angle down back high to front low and drop the a pillar brace
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Window nets are very cool. I do want those. So you're thinking I should make it easier to get into rather than as burly as possible? I don't know man, this one looks pretty sweet, just tough getting in and out of...

Not totally, you defiantly would want it to be safe; safety over comfort. I just wonder if you could fine-tune the design to still be burly yet easy to get in and out off. I wonder what the difference in strength these too design would be or maybe even Option 1? I do like Option 3 due to the extra A-pillar support.

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Of course you would still need to throw some light tube doors over the door bars and window nets.
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Not totally, you defiantly would want it to be safe; safety over comfort. I just wonder if you could fine-tune the design to still be burly yet easy to get in and out off. I wonder what the difference in strength these too design would be or maybe even Option 1? I do like Option 3 due to the extra A-pillar support.

Option 3

Option 3.1



Of course you would still need to throw some light tube doors over the door bars and window nets.
I like 3.1 man, like it a lot. It's going to be so funny if I end up putting window nets in the front, and then have people in the back all out in the open compared to the battle bunker front section with window nets. I'll have to have everyone sign a release waiver... hahah
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i would say option 3 looks good and will be easy to get in and out of or just make tube doors those are nice
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