Went ahead and started bending the A pillar down bars. These would be just a little more tricky since there were bends that need to be on different planes. I don't have any fancy tubing degree wheel to use, so I improvised just a little.
I bent the first bend, then attached a small piece of square tube to the end of the bar so that they were parallel. Using my digital level I was able to clock the 74 degrees that I needed for my second bend.
Once the bending was done, there was the weird copping angle I needed to install this bar to the halo. I semi mocked up the joint with a piece of left over tube and transferred the measurements to the actual part.
Top all nice and notched, rocker area all nice and trimmed, test fit time...
Fit fairly well, even where the tube passed by the old parking brake mount and the dash.
My nice super crunchy dash, yuck. It is a tight fit, but it should work and not be in the way of too much. The fresh air vent will be next to impossible to install or remove once these bars are in place. I am pleased with how it is turning out. The coping might need just a little tweaking to get the bar closer to the A pillar
But I might build the other side and see how it fits, if it is like this side
I might just leave it alone. More to come...