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[Spridgets] Rollbar and Spridget Safety

To: Spridgets Digest <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: [Spridgets] Rollbar and Spridget Safety
From: James Gruber <thistle_3619@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:57:47 -0700 (PDT)
You need to think about more than a rollover when you install one of these in 
our cars. A friend locally with a really nice '72 wti 1380 and 5 speed got 
T-Boned by a Buick blowing through a stop sign. Granted he only got hit at 
about 20 mph but the added stiffness of the rollbar allowed the Spridget to be 
pushed sideways rather than having the Buick enter the Drivers side of the car. 
The Spridget was totalled and someone else ended up with a nice 1380 and 5 
speed. Driver was sore but was able to be extricated from the car and was 

Jim Gruber
Bugsy '68 Sprite (future Bugeye in disguise)
Cincinnati, OH
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