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Convertible roll bars
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Does any one have pictres of a 71-73 convertible with a roll bar?
I am getting to the point where I dont feel safe drag racing mine without a roll bar and a proper seat belt/harness.
Also if there is a vendor that sells weld it yourself kits I would be interested in that as well. I have seen some at Summitt racing that are listed for hardtops.
I know a hardtop would be better for racing but I have grown fond of the convertible.

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1972 Mustang Convertible 351C 4V
1966 Ford Galaxie 7 litre-4speed

Jorge
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I would thing using one for a coupe or hardtop would work. The kits I have used were generally a little tall in the main hoop. Door bars and the back brace and rear bars are generally unfinished and long.

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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(11-17-2010, 08:30 PM)jorgem2 Wrote: Does any one have pictres of a 71-73 convertible with a roll bar?
I am getting to the point where I dont feel safe drag racing mine without a roll bar and a proper seat belt/harness.
Also if there is a vendor that sells weld it yourself kits I would be interested in that as well. I have seen some at Summitt racing that are listed for hardtops.
I know a hardtop would be better for racing but I have grown fond of the convertible.

These guys fabricated one for a 69 Firebird. I would love to make one which looks similar to the Shelby convertible one...some day.

http://www.powerblocktv.com/site3/index....p_sea=0802

73 conv. 460, D0VE large valve heads, Performer RPM manifold, Voodoo 227/233 cam, Holley 950 HP carb, C6 trans, 3.25 trak-loc.
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#4
The issue of Mustang Monthly with Jack Rousche's Car Collection shows a '69 or '70 vert with a roll bar in it (not very detailed, but might be enough for your needs).

Eric

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(11-21-2010, 01:34 PM)Mister 4x4 Wrote: The issue of Mustang Monthly with Jack Rousche's Car Collection shows a '69 or '70 vert with a roll bar in it (not very detailed, but might be enough for your needs).

More food for thought...

http://www.mustangcentralga.com/roll-bar.html

73 conv. 460, D0VE large valve heads, Performer RPM manifold, Voodoo 227/233 cam, Holley 950 HP carb, C6 trans, 3.25 trak-loc.
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