Tony I would not unless you fitting a cage...Liam Doran said when he rolled his at the Ring if he had had harness's on he would have been brown bread as he did not have a cage.Has anyone fitted a harness that is easily removable to the points behind the seat? Which harness did you use if so...?
Or maybe not?CG Lock as an alternative?
Cheap and keeps your butt in place
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I just find the CG-Lock hurts after a while.
Well, cheeky bastard, I've lost 48 pounds since February and not much left to go (another 12 or so) before I hit my ideal weight. Problem is that the CG lock is only really useful if you don't drive that fast around corners. It doesn't support or brace your upper body so whilst your backside is kept in position in the bends, your upper body can be heading out the seat. Despite a very upright seat to give me support, there is a night-and-day gulf between a harness and a cg-lock that is bigger than the gulf between no cg-lock and a cg-lock. Particularly noticeable if you are tall.Loose a few extra pounds??????
Finally someone who can helpI use a harness on the track. The shoulder straps are bolted to the rear seat mounting points.
The MSA regs specify + or - 10 Deg from horizontal as being "preferred" and up to 45 Deg as being "acceptable.
I have never measured but by eye it's close to 45 Deg, so could be either way but has never been questioned.
I honestly do not know the relative merits of this v the standard lap & diagonal in a crash? What I do know is that I much prefer being firmly held in the seat when on track.
The shoulder/lap seat belt is designed to lock you to the seat when you have a major impact, which keeps you the same place a harness does.Does anyone actually have concrete proof of a person dying in a car that's rolled, with no roll bar and harnesses fitted, and that they only died because of the harnesses?
Theory is one thing. Fact is another, and stories on the tinterneb are on a completely different level!
The inventor of the bolt in roll cage patent that I filed told me many stories of the carnage he had to deal with in crash investigation.
Biggest dangers he warned me about were use of rollcages without a crash helmet. That's why he developed the invention.
He had seen several deaths due to that.
Harnesses alone, not so sure, but incorrect angling of the strap is well documented in motorsport and is integral to fia regulations i believe.