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Old 02-20-2010, 08:13 PM
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Hello!
I'm new to the forum. New to Porsche. I am glad to have this forum to guide me.

I just bought a 1987 Carrera cab with less than 10,000 miles. I am excited to take delivery of the beauty as soon as the Northeast weather breaks and I can get her out west.
I want a roll bar in the car if I can find one that fits without permanent modification. Does anyone have experience with the Heigo products. THey make a bar for the Speedster that I thought looked good.
http://www.heigo.de/ASP/index.asp?PI...3&SCAT=Porsche

Does anyone know of a similar product??

Thanks for the help!
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Old 02-20-2010, 09:28 PM
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The DAS rollbar is probably one of the better choices for a cab.

It is absolutely improper to make your first post asking a question and not supplying pics of your car!

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Old 02-21-2010, 01:58 PM
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DAS looks to be the way to go. Nice that you can remove it when/if you want.
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Old 02-21-2010, 07:38 PM
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I put the DAS in my 87 cab 2 years ago for track purposes, bolts in without any cutting etc. DAS is also accepted by Porsche and other clubs for HPDE events. Adds a little stiffness to the chassis; that's a good thing!!
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Old 02-22-2010, 01:11 AM
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Thanks for the input guys. DAS sounds like the way to go. Ihave seen pics ofa roll bar made in Germany for a speedster that followed the contour of the seats. I will try to find the pics for your perusal.

Pics of my new baby coming soon.....when it arrives.
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Old 02-22-2010, 09:11 AM
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I also have a DAS in my 87 Cab. You should be aware that it will limit the rearward travel of the seats. I'm 5'3" so it isn't a problem. If you are tall, it might be an issue.

Congrats on the new car!
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Old 02-22-2010, 12:51 PM
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I've been using the DAS rollbar for the past 5 years. Fits great - not permanent - and removes easily.

Great for DE/Autocross, etc.
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Old 02-22-2010, 02:43 PM
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Any feedback on the HEIGO products?
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:11 PM
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Any pictures of the das in a cab would be appreciated...
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Originally Posted by Idahoboxer View Post
Hello!
I'm new to the forum. New to Porsche. I am glad to have this forum to guide me.

I just bought a 1987 Carrera cab with less than 10,000 miles. I am excited to take delivery of the beauty as soon as the Northeast weather breaks and I can get her out west.
I want a roll bar in the car if I can find one that fits without permanent modification. Does anyone have experience with the Heigo products. THey make a bar for the Speedster that I thought looked good.
http://www.heigo.de/ASP/index.asp?PI...3&SCAT=Porsche

Does anyone know of a similar product??

Thanks for the help!
when i still had the cab, i looked at rollbar installations....& i recall the heigo
speedster hoops were addressed on either the 993 or 964 board. so you might search there.
as i recall the issue (key) is absence of any side impact protection.

congrats on the purchase.
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Sorry, I have nothing to add re. roll bars.

But 10K miles? WOW, I am excited to see the pics! Congratulations!

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my old 1987 cab (and you can no longer use stock seats with harnesses)
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Looks good...can you still use stock seat belts with the roll bar?
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:45 AM
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I use a Heigo bar in my Cayman S track car and it is really good: it fits perfectly with no modifications, it is very well built and instal was pretty straightforward.
I'm quite impressed with it, honestly.
I only have a lousy pic of it but still better than nothing.
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Old 12-20-2010, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Pavegeno928 View Post
Looks good...can you still use stock seat belts with the roll bar?
Yes, they work fine. Yes, the top goes up and down easily. The DAS is a quality unit - fit great and easily removed (with no evidence of it being there)
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