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Old 06-06-2012, 03:43 PM   #31
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Bought my '97 w/o pads. Have bonked my melon a time or two. Mainly getting my little one in and out of the back seat. Whacked his head good once too. Have given thought to wrapping the overhead bar(s) w/ 550 paracord; might look good, provide a bit of relief, and never hurts to have a good length of paracord around when you need it. In fact, if anyone has any input on this idea please pm me or post it up.

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Foam pipe insulation. It is pre-slit and slips right over the roll bars.

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Old 06-06-2012, 04:40 PM   #33
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Roll bar padding from places like Kirkey Racing 99021 - Kirkey High Density Roll Bar Padding - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Works well too. I struck out on the pipe insulation, locally. It's high density and is relatively hard but, not as hard as metal. They come with adhesive strips. Just pull the paper and slap them on.


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Old 06-06-2012, 08:52 PM   #34
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I *hated* the cheap, shoddy, sunrotted stock covers on my rollbar.
Once I ripped it off I found cheap, shoddy, dried and crumbling styrofoam padding underneath. Here is my solution to the issue:
Kirkey Racing 99002 - Kirkey Roll Bar Padding - Overview - SummitRacing.com
Ordered a 10-pack roll of red electrical tape from Amazon. Made my own.
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:55 PM   #35
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I *hated* the cheap, shoddy, sunrotted stock covers on my rollbar.
Once I ripped it off I found cheap, shoddy, dried and crumbling styrofoam padding underneath. Here is my solution to the issue:
Kirkey Racing 99002 - Kirkey Roll Bar Padding - Overview - SummitRacing.com
Ordered a 10-pack roll of red electrical tape from Amazon. Made my own.
I did notice that the foam under the cover does seem to crumbly rather easily. I may have to redo the padding with some of the stuff. I definitely like what you did with the red tape!
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:22 AM   #36
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I removed all of the stock padding on my 97 when I added the sport cage up front. Then I added roll bar padding from summit.

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