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I just purchased a four point roll cage w/harness bar from a local guy. Its badged as an Autopower product, I was also told this by the PO. So a couple of things, I ordered new hardware from Autopower to replace the hardware that it didnt come with (bolts, nuts, and base plates) and upon comparing them to the cage they dont match. Does anyone else have an Autopower bolt-in roll cage? If so please share picture so I can verify what this is supposed to look like.
 

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you say its 'badged', but it sounds like there is nothing indicating it really is an auto power bar???? have you tried contacting the PO or auto power? im sure if you further explain what the problem is to autopower they might be able to help you. the PO, probably not so much.

with that being said, if autopower doesnt help you, use a micrometer to measure the holes you need for the bolt diameter. you can then use a pencil or a pen as a gauge how long you need shank of bolts for. dont forget to account for washer and bolt height. tedious, but it will work.
 

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you say its 'badged', but it sounds like there is nothing indicating it really is an auto power bar???? have you tried contacting the PO or auto power? im sure if you further explain what the problem is to autopower they might be able to help you. the PO, probably not so much.

with that being said, if autopower doesnt help you, use a micrometer to measure the holes you need for the bolt diameter. you can then use a pencil or a pen as a gauge how long you need shank of bolts for. dont forget to account for washer and bolt height. tedious, but it will work.
It's an Autopower bar for sure, after cleaning up the plastidip off it I found the model number. Just as my suspicion thought it isnt a IS300 cage, it was a Honda Civic one. Which made sense why there were fitment issues and the plates did match up. I have since sold it and I'm now saving for the correct one. Disappointed I wasted the money on it in the first place when I could have saved the effort and gotten the right one from the start.
 

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It's an Autopower bar for sure, after cleaning up the plastidip off it I found the model number. Just as my suspicion thought it isnt a IS300 cage, it was a Honda Civic one. Which made sense why there were fitment issues and the plates did match up. I have since sold it and I'm now saving for the correct one. Disappointed I wasted the money on it in the first place when I could have saved the effort and gotten the right one from the start.
Bummer...but yes mine is the full race bar "with options" which basically means the harness bar and diagonal bolt in rather than remaining fixed. I initially intended to remove the bar and add it back several times a year so I wanted to make it as easy as possible. It does help with install I think to just have the main hoop to get in the car. Overall it's all a tight squeeze but that's really what you want when we're talking roll over protection. Best of luck!
 

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It's an Autopower bar for sure, after cleaning up the plastidip off it I found the model number. Just as my suspicion thought it isnt a IS300 cage, it was a Honda Civic one. Which made sense why there were fitment issues and the plates did match up. I have since sold it and I'm now saving for the correct one. Disappointed I wasted the money on it in the first place when I could have saved the effort and gotten the right one from the start.
Bummer...but yes mine is the full race bar "with options" which basically means the harness bar and diagonal bolt in rather than remaining fixed. I initially intended to remove the bar and add it back several times a year so I wanted to make it as easy as possible. It does help with install I think to just have the main hoop to get in the car. Overall it's all a tight squeeze but that's really what you want when we're talking roll over protection. Best of luck!
Thank you, I was curious are you still using the factory wheel? Or did you change to an aftermarket one?
 
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