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law of not having doors

does anyone know what the law is for not having doors on your truck. kinda like running a jeep with out doors in pa.


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Im pretty sure that it's illegal to run without doors... Jeeps can get away with it because the door doesnt go down to the floor there is like 6 inches of metal blocking stuff from falling out of the tub...

Don't take my word for it tho....
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the way jeeps get around it is because when you pull the doors off they have a raise in the body to "hold" feet in. so with a ranger it is going to be impossible to get away with no doors in a state like pa
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well if i would do it i would put a piece of metal there to keep **** in
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Why dont you just call your local Police Dpt and ask.
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the doors on a ranger also provide structural strength in a roll.. its unsafe, sure i take my doors off but I'm fully aware of the dangers.

they can probably get you for something since your in PA.
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Why dont you just call your local Police Dpt and ask.

well its 11:30

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the doors on a ranger also provide structural strength in a roll.. its unsafe, sure i take my doors off but I'm fully aware of the dangers.

they can probably get you for something since your in PA.
yeah thats what im afraid of
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dude police stations are 24 hrs.
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well its 11:30


police departments are open 24/7
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they can probably get you for something since your in PA.
man do i miss the south
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i am searching and i keep coming up with jeep info i cant find the exact law
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i am searching and i keep coming up with jeep info i cant find the exact law
Call and then ask the question easy as that
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i am searching and i keep coming up with jeep info i cant find the exact law
they probably won't have a law about a ranger and no doors. call your local pd.
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Can some explain this? This from the PA DOT...

(f) Doors. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall be equipped with doors of a type used as original equipment. The doors shall open and close securely unless the vehicle has been manufactured or modified to the extent that there is no roof or side. Tailgates, except on vehicles where the tailgate gives access to the passenger compartment, may be replaced with wood planking, nets or other material that will prevent loss of load. Tailgates may be removed when optional equipment, for example a truck camper, is added.

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The provisions of this 175.77 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. 4103, 4301, 4501, 4521 and 6103.
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Why do you want to run without them on the street?
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why not
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can you not read? that says you have to have doors
i read it i just copy and pasted the whole post from another forum i didnt notice the can you explain this part
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Can some explain this? This from the PA DOT...

(f) Doors. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall be equipped with doors of a type used as original equipment. The doors shall open and close securely unless the vehicle has been manufactured or modified to the extent that there is no roof or side. Tailgates, except on vehicles where the tailgate gives access to the passenger compartment, may be replaced with wood planking, nets or other material that will prevent loss of load. Tailgates may be removed when optional equipment, for example a truck camper, is added.

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The provisions of this 175.77 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. 4103, 4301, 4501, 4521 and 6103.

cool man, sounds like your safe, just have to hack the roof off first
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Don't do it, it's pretty much pointless on the street. I did it quite a few years back and regret doing it since the doors would never line up correctly 100%. You'll be a sitting duck if someone accidentally side swipes you.

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I'm gonna build me some half doors...so i can stick my head out and watch my torsion bar brackets drag against rocks. I'll be legal, and it'll be fun on the street in the summertime. Just hope not to get jacked!
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cool man, sounds like your safe, just have to hack the roof off first
haha yeah

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Don't do it, it's pretty much pointless on the street. I did it quite a few years back and regret doing it since the doors would never line up correctly 100%. You'll be a sitting duck if someone accidentally side swipes you.

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yeah i know the risk i just thought it would fun on a hot summer day
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if you want to take them off just do it. Rock it and have a good time and deal with the fun police if they have an issue. what would they ticket you for? just some small fine and having to get you truck reinspected or something like that i would guess.
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yeah i cant afford a ticket and im sure they would find something else to ticket me for.


Thanks Lee for not being an *** and seeing i just want to have some fun
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dude i didnt know if i could do it or not im not going to do it if im going to get a ticket if it was legal to do i would probably do it but im not getting a ticket for it
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