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Roll Bar/Half Roll Cage for 2007 Kia Spectra Hatch?

Are there any bolt on kits for the 2007 Spectra Hatch? A half roll cage is preferable, but a roll bar is better than anything. Going to be driving in the mountains a lot and would feel safer with it in there.

Anyone have any roll bars/cages done on their ride? I want pics!


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Heres a better question...

I am looking to upgrade my suspension system. I am looking for Coilovers, Struts, and Anti-Roll bars compatible with 2007 Kia Spectra Hatchback.

What brands are compatible with my car? I was looking at the 'Megan Racing EZ Street Coilovers', but I'm not sure if they would work. I thought that coilovers were universal but each car probably differs with mounting and the such.

Links will help.
I have already found these:

Coilovers: Ksport Kontrol Pro Damper System KIA SPECTRA

Strut Bars: ARK Performance Strut Bar KIA SPECTRA

Anti-Roll Bars: No Anti-Roll(Sway) Bars All I can find is manufacturer spec replacement ones.

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You can make a relly good looking rollcage out of pcv tubing from Lowes.
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You can make a relly good looking rollcage out of pcv tubing from Lowes.
Why would ANYBODY want to make a roll cage that would break in 1000's of pieces if you rolled the car????? Roll cages ARE NOT FOR LOOKS!!!!
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You can make a relly good looking rollcage out of pcv tubing from Lowes.
a PVC roll cage what kind of shit is that? hahah your one big troll.


But really though, am I going to have to get this custom done or what?

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You are not going to find one premade for your Kia. It's going to have to be custom.
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The next question is 'Why would you want one with a 4 cyl Spectra".
This is NOT a high performance cars and they were never meant to be...
You will just tear up the drive train as they are NOT heavy duty parts.
Look for a Camero or something you can abuse...
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Not planning on abusing it at all, but I do plan on having some fun with it! I'm just going to put a roll bar in it cause I'm not going to track it, just a little spirited driving. Trying to be safe. Its not all about the power for me anyways, especially in Kia's and I understand that, but that's why i'm focusing a lot of time on suspension too.

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You might as well use pvc. The only way a kia will ever roll is if it got broadsided by a locomotive or driven off a high cliff.

Buy a turbonator instead.
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you'll have to get a custom cage done. the kia will
take a power hit from the weight of a cage, so be
prepared to do slower "spirited" driving than you do
now, which basically nullifies needing a cage in the
1st place
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