Posts by WraithSS

Attention Vendors. Please email robert@rabtech.com any instruction manuals you may have for your products. They will be added to the FILEBASE tab for members to access.

    Braum, Bride, Corbeau, Recaro, Cobra, Sparco, Cipher, NRG, are all racing type seats and will be comfortable for shorter rides and people on the slimmer side. My brother who is a slightly portly fellow could not stay in the seat for more than 30 minutes as the bolsters were digging in to him. The PRP seats are far more forgiving in this area.

    Dave,


    I've had a yellow top since 2016 running an upgraded alternator and wiring since 2018 because my 2000+ watt sound system was dimming my headlights at full bass hit. Had the Optima when I was at your shop with Lewis. If your customers cannot keep a charge on a deep cycle battery like a yellow top then they have a grounding issue somewhere. If they have a multi-meter they can find which circuit has the drain on it very easily. Here is a decent write up on it:

    https://www.wikihow.com/Find-a-Parasitic-Battery-Drain

    It's fine guys. I nor the company building the hoops wants to go through a ton of back and forth for an extremely limited run of these hoops.


    This company http://www.rrtautomotive.com has themselves covered:

    "In no case shall RRT, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licencors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law." - an expert from their site.


    I've personally used RRT for two roll cages before which is why I've gone to them again. When confronted with the conversations from this group the owner simply replied. "No problem, this will be a one off set."

    I think a big part is being missed. These will not be mass produced. There is no trying to make a few bucks on these. After this initial set there won't be any more.


    Since this is now the second time on this forum that I have tried to bring a product not of my own to this group. The first time being told by a forum vendor, " oh, we have something just like that coming out soon", which never happened mind you. Now this from forum vendors as well.


    Needless to same I'm done. These will not be offered and I'll just keep the one off set. I'll let the the manufacturer know that there is lack of interest due to liability. Thanks for your time.

    Liability ...... Product liability and the possibility of being included in any type of law suit dealing with enjory or wrongful death keeps a lot of products from ever making it to market. I hate the look of the hoops as much as I hated the mirror arms. Would love to work with someone to bring a product like this to market but you have to step back and ask is it worth it.

    "For Off Road Use Only" - this phrase gets placed on A LOT of aftermarket parts to alleviate the exact problem you just spoke of Mr. Duck. I would love to hear some of your ideas if you want to share or if you are keeping them for future products I totally understand.


    As a side note when will you be releasing your mirror arms?

    Very interesting and will look forward to seeing what you come up with. The question I have on this, and other roll hoop replacements is what level of testing is necessary to certify the load they will carry, specifically to satisfy the insurance carriers that safety has not been compromised?

    I believe the answer would be "None". These like many other aftermarket roll hoops are a use at your own risk part. They are designed and built with materials that a racing roll cage is built with. But, I doubt any real world load testing is done.


    With that being said the hoops could be loaded in a several ton press at different angles to see any weak points.

    Checking to see if anyone else would be interested in a small production run of roll hoops for the Slingshot? I'm having a set made for myself and the manufacturer has showed an interest in making more for a group buy. Bill Martin is being left out so we should be good to go ;)


    The design is slightly lower than the units currently on the market, but the big difference will be the bosses for attaching the factory plastics. This will be helpful for people using the SSV roll hoop speaker enclosures or others that just like the finished look of them. Currently setting up a jig for 1.75" tubing.


    Once the design and testing is finalized I'll post pictures and dimensions for interested persons. Will try my best to get some renderings completed this weekend to give you all an idea of what we should see as a finished product.


    Please let me know if you have any questions or comments and I will do my best to get expedited answers to you.

    That was the hype when they first came out. Obviously they found a way to make them not last forever. That’s called job security.

    No, it never was. You probably never read the instructions or fine print. Pays to do your homework. All LEDs will dim over time and none are made perfect, so yes they can last up to 20x what incandescent bulbs can, but some will have some sort of a manufacturer defect. They we're never listed as lasting forever.

    MACAWS I'm struggling with the old problem of what I want and what I need. I will be towing the 20' trailer with the sling, equipment and inventory maybe 5-6 times a year in the future. Texas being the longest pull. I want be pushing the max tow rating but the question really is how well will it do it. Currently the Cayenne is doing just fine but 215,000 miles gets your worried. The V8 and tranny have no problem with hills but again it's a strong V8. Will the 3.6L do the job? Do I hold out until next year and suck up the cost and go for the 3.0L diesel? Will it pull so much better to justify the higher fuel and maintenance cost. They have had issues with the Ram 1500s diesel so have these issues been resolved as well. First World Problems for sure.

    You and I sir are having the same mental debate. The new Ram Rebel is looking better and better to me. They are running amazing specials on the Ram right now as the 2020s are coming in. My older son and I REALLY wanted the Gladiator for the fun factor. But, Jeep has priced a mid size truck in full size truck territory. Decisions, decisions, decisions....