PIPE RAMPS – CAR ROLL OVER RAMPS
The pipe ramp method of rolling a vehicle gives the effect of the vehicle colliding with a fixed object, The pipe ramp can be easily disguised within roadside foliage, road work materials or within another static vehicle,
This method gives a controlled point of take-off and allows camera positions to be closely adjacent to this point (UN-MANNED) hence giving the effect of speed and violence.
The end of the pipe ramp is adjustable, this is called the kicker section, this allows the trajectory and final impacting point to be adjusted to suite the shot requirements.
The stunt driven vehicle would require Full Stunt Preparation, Full six point roll cage, motorsport safety fuel cell, motorsport dry-cell battery rally sport seat, five point harness, Makrolon ,Polycarbonate glass reinforcement and fire suppression system.
This sequence would also require the presents of a Stunt Coordinator.
The Pipe Ramp method has been used on a number of TV productions inc Top Gear, Eastenders, BBC Casualty & Feature films inc James Bond and Fast & Furious 6.