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Old 01-10-2009, 09:58 AM   #1
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Clip in racing harness

I was browsing the internet a while back and stumbled upon a racing harness that clipped into the rear seatbelt. Has anyone encountered/used one of these style harnesses or know where to find it?
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Old 01-10-2009, 06:17 PM   #2
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I have never heard of/seen this before. Would be kinda cool if it worked and was safe. Save a hell of a lot of time fabricating a roll bar to attach it to. I'll check with some of my sources..
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Old 01-12-2009, 06:06 AM   #3
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something like this?

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Woah, that's a VERY bad way to set up a harness. You crash in that and the shoulder restraints will put downward pressure on your spine and compress it and may result in popped disks or worse you could (I think...I don't know medical shiot) break something.
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Old 01-13-2009, 04:19 AM   #5
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Woah, that's a VERY bad way to set up a harness. You crash in that and the shoulder restraints will put downward pressure on your spine and compress it and may result in popped disks or worse you could (I think...I don't know medical shiot) break something.
I figure that this is what he meant. IMO I wouldn't buy this harness set up. 1)very uncomfortable 2) what you said is right. it does compress your spine a bit to where it hurts.(thats just by doing heavy breaking) in terms of crashing I can imagine the pain. the best bet is to get a harness that bolts to the floor(which I have) or one that is fixed onto a roll cage bar(If you have a roll cage). I've also seen cars with a single bar bolted to the floor in the back space of the seat where the harness is fixed to. kind of nifty id say.
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I figure that this is what he meant. IMO I wouldn't buy this harness set up. 1)very uncomfortable 2) what you said is right. it does compress your spine a bit to where it hurts.(thats just by doing heavy breaking) in terms of crashing I can imagine the pain. the best bet is to get a harness that bolts to the floor(which I have) or one that is fixed onto a roll cage bar(If you have a roll cage). I've also seen cars with a single bar bolted to the floor in the back space of the seat where the harness is fixed to. kind of nifty id say.



Bolted to the floor is worse. You want to have it hooked up level the point they come out of/over the back of your seat. Be it by having a crossbar directly behind the drivers seat or bolting it to the rear dash. You NEVER want it lower than that.
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Bolted to the floor is worse. You want to have it hooked up level the point they come out of/over the back of your seat. Be it by having a crossbar directly behind the drivers seat or bolting it to the rear dash. You NEVER want it lower than that.
well I have no problem with the harness bolted to the floor.I've had it like that for 2 years. If what you said is better, I'll look into relocating it. Can you give me an example of what a perfect harness set up would look like?(picture or diagram of some sort) Thank you....
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Hope that helps!
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Hope that helps!
ohh wow. I had it all wrong then. This does help a lot. When ever I get a chance I'll relocate things and correct my errors. thanks a lot
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No problem. Just want to make sure my online-aquaintences are safe when they're doing what we all love; driving.
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That would not be SCCA approved.
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That would not be SCCA approved.



What?
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That would not be SCCA approved.
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