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Old 23rd August 2012, 13:08   #1
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Default Limb Risers / Branch Deflectors / Bush Cables

Definition:

Limb Risers are the steel cables that run from the brush bar / front of your vehicle up to the top of the roof line above the windshield.

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Limb Risers / Branch Deflectors / Bush Cables / Tree Cables

Use:

Their purpose is to keep tree limbs / branches from hitting your windshield by deflecting them above the roof line, thereby, avoiding damage to the windshield, A pillar and A pillar mounted lights. Also useful in jeeps without doors and windows whereby a whiplash of a branch from the windscreen can hit your face.

Limb risers are a fairly simple mod to fabricate and can be attached in front either to the body or the brush bar and at the other end to the top of the windscreen frame or a roof rack.

In some countries it is illegal to drive on the road with these since they can lethally injure someone in case of an accident and they must be removed when on the road.

Earlier explorers and road builders used to use razor wire for bush cables which would cut these branches rather than deflect them.

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Here are some pics of the limb risers on my old Classic and the new jeep:

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Where to buy in India?

I know of one dealer in India that sells these. Swastic Fabs based out of Bangalore. You can contact Vijay Kumar for the same: Swastik Fabs : 4x4, Offroad Accessories

I think they were priced at Rs. 2000/- plus taxes for a set.

Here are some pics of the same from his Facebook page:

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NOTE: i have no financial equation with Swastic Fabs.

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Default Re: Limb Risers / Branch Deflectors / Bush Cables

I have seen drivers use a wire basket kind of thing that fits the windshield and is held on by wing-nut bolts. WWII jeep drivers used to weld vertical notched poles to the front bumper to deflect or catch and knock down obstacles such as branches or wires. All marginally effective. Good idea not to get your wipers torn off by something, though....or your windshield or your head.
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They just got a new purpose - to hang decorations during a political rally!

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They just got a new purpose - to hang decorations during a political rally!
That looks good. Jeeps have always been the favorite of Political parties. Especially the open ones. The ones with accessories demand a good premium during election days.
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They just got a new purpose - to hang decorations during a political rally!
Blind spots are now like "Blind pincodes".
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