DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

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DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by TheDeckMan » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:30 am

Things you will need:
Ratchet Straps 2x or 3x
Teflon baking Sheets (flexible)
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Painters tape

So with the help of a friend of mine I was able to get the roll bar in without taking the mirror off, while it took some care full massaging this should provide some tricks to make it easier to install your 901 RSS bar.

First step is to remove seats and center console to free up room. Helps to do this outside or in a garage with enough room to totally open the doors. Using cardboard or some blankets on the ground goes a long way as you will be kneeling a lot to do this.

At the time my old garage barn did not have enough space to open the doors fully inside so outside it was.
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Make sure to use painters tape on the rockers/door sills to prevent damage
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Tilting the bar into position
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Using the ratchet straps to pull the legs in and also to pull the strap up to clear the e-brake and shifter cables helps a lot. Using the teflon baking sheets on the top of the bar between it and head liner helps prevent damage to the headliner.
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Bar in
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Seats and harnesses back in
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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by ibdavid2 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:37 pm

How you like? Can you feel the added rigidity?

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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by TheDeckMan » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:15 am

Little firmer, not super crazy but you do notice it for sure.
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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by Spiegelei » Mon May 21, 2018 6:58 am

Put the same bar in mine around the same time, I was so stuck trying to get the bar to rotate back until I tried the cardboard trick between the roll bar and the headliner. Worked like a champ

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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by TheDeckMan » Mon May 21, 2018 7:15 am

Spiegelei wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 6:58 am
Put the same bar in mine around the same time, I was so stuck trying to get the bar to rotate back until I tried the cardboard trick between the roll bar and the headliner. Worked like a champ

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Great to hear the trick worked for someone else!
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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by TheDeckMan » Mon May 21, 2018 7:15 am

TheDeckMan wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 7:15 am
Spiegelei wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 6:58 am
Put the same bar in mine around the same time, I was so stuck trying to get the bar to rotate back until I tried the cardboard trick between the roll bar and the headliner. Worked like a champ
Great to hear the trick worked for someone else!
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Re: DIY 901 RSS Roll Bar Install 996 Turbo

Post by TheDeckMan » Mon May 21, 2018 7:16 am

Spiegelei wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 6:58 am
Put the same bar in mine around the same time, I was so stuck trying to get the bar to rotate back until I tried the cardboard trick between the roll bar and the headliner. Worked like a champ
Great to hear the trick worked for someone else!
996TT - GT2 Clone Build -RWD, UMW Tune, H&R RSS, Phenix Engineering Control Arms/LCA's, GT3 6 Pistons, SpeedTech 3" X-Pipe, Ported Headers, 997 GT3 Shifter, GT3 Buckets, GT2 Clutch/PP, GT2RS IC's, RSS Roll Bar, GT3 Brake Ducts, Joe Toth Aero/Ducts
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