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Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets by Matt Cramer

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Rollover Protection

Some sedans may have a roof strong enough to support the car if you could set it gently upside down. Very few roofs are designed to take the blow of a car being flipped over violently. This is why racing frequently requires cars to use either a roll bar or a roll cage.

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The interior of this Bonneville car leaves you no doubt it was built for racing. (Photo courtesy DIYAutoTune.com.)

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A basic roll bar.

Before looking for rollover protection, check the rules for any events where you plan on racing. The rule book will list what sort ...

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