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pvc roll bar

has anybody ever thought of building a pvc roll bar for there truck just to mount some lights on , would it be cost free way to a cheap roll bar, or would it be just a waste of time and money
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id just go to the junkyard and find a rollbar. they sell them pretty cheap like 70-80 bucks. you can always repaint it.
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lol PVC .....are u serious?...IMO that will look pretty tacky....i wouldnt trust it.
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lol PVC .....are u serious?...IMO that will look pretty tacky....i wouldnt trust it.
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Dude, unless it's a complete trail ****, I'd be embarrassed to drive that thing with a pvc "roll bar" lmao
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yes i have seen it done before also seen Metal piping like house piping.. it looks like ***
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omg,pvc,come on dude,that is a no brainer,nooooooooo.
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lol PVC .....are u serious?...IMO that will look pretty tacky....i wouldnt trust it.
just my 10 cents
any bolt in roll bar will not help in a roll over unless it is linked to the frame
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omg,pvc,come on dude,that is a no brainer,nooooooooo.
he only wants it to mount lights on, not to help in a roll over... like said above those "real" roll bars you buy are not effective at all in a roll over because theyre not connected to the frame...


its not a bad idea, but it would look really cheap
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he only wants it to mount lights on, not to help in a roll over... like said above those "real" roll bars you buy are not effective at all in a roll over because theyre not connected to the frame...


its not a bad idea, but it would look really cheap

i still wouldnt trust it..i mean what if your trailing and u hit a branch ...your whole roll bar would be gone lol...i also think if u hit some pretty good wind it will start flexing a bit...and IF it breaks,there will be a possibility of it snaping and hitting your truck,causing it to scratch the shiat out of your paint and possibly denting it..i would pay the extra 100 bucks or whatever it cost and get a decent light rack..paint and fixing some dents will cost way more then your PVC roll bar lmao
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lol pvc!!!!!
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I say don't do it. I have seen them before and they look like poopy!
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remember on "trucks" with stacey david, when he was building the classic bronco when he realized that it had a pvc rollbar? he laughed and said "here is something that has got to go.. the dreaded pvc rollbar!"
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LOL i forgot about that!!
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Do a Google search on PVC rollbars.....you'll find some ghetto looking sh*t on there.
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remember on "trucks" with stacey david, when he was building the classic bronco when he realized that it had a pvc rollbar? he laughed and said "here is something that has got to go.. the dreaded pvc rollbar!"
Link?!?

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i still wouldnt trust it..i mean what if your trailing and u hit a branch ...your whole roll bar would be gone lol...i
in this case a pvc roll bar woiuld be better because its not going to destroy your lights or tear the bolts out of your bed...

but i agree with the wind causing it to twist and deform
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in this case a pvc roll bar woiuld be better because its not going to destroy your lights or tear the bolts out of your bed...

but i agree with the wind causing it to twist and deform
Umm....your lights would prolly break. A steel bar bolted down isn't going to get ripped off by some branches, rofl.
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Umm....your lights would prolly break. A steel bar bolted down isn't going to get ripped off by some branches, rofl.
^^^ x2 true dat holmeskillet
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any bolt in roll bar will not help in a roll over unless it is linked to the frame
bad mounted roll bars work fine, unless the bed is bad


pvc, even for just lights will more than likely look like crap!
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PVC roll bars look awesome with Cardboard fender flares.

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^^lmao all it needs is a crayon paint job...and you my friend got your self a 1st grade school project
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remember on "trucks" with stacey david, when he was building the classic bronco when he realized that it had a pvc rollbar? he laughed and said "here is something that has got to go.. the dreaded pvc rollbar!"

Very ghetto for sure.....
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lmao that you even asked.....
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remember on "trucks" with stacey david, when he was building the classic bronco when he realized that it had a pvc rollbar? he laughed and said "here is something that has got to go.. the dreaded pvc rollbar!"

My first thought when I read the title of this thread.
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Mine too, maybe he needs to find that show and listen to what stacey said as he pulled it off, best advice and coming from the mouth of a pro...
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