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4 point racing seat-belt harness illegal?

Discussion in 'Body / Exterior / Interior / Cosmetics' started by ssl2k, Jul 26, 2004.

  1. ssl2k

    ssl2k Senior Member

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    does anyone know if a 4 point racing belts are illegal ? and in wisconsin ?

    i'm lookin at sites and tehy are saying that they are for off road use only and can possibly be illegal for street use?

    doens't make sense...i'd trust a 4pt vs a 3pt any day of the week if properly secured.

    nathan
     
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    Battle Pope New Member

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    There's the key words right there... most 4 and 5 point harnesses don't work unless you have at least a bar behind the seat to attach the belts to...
     
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    Yeah well unless you have a roll cage, I wouldn't trust a 4 point any day of the week, sure it will hold you in place better in minor and even serious accidents, but the second you get into a roll over, its all over, the harness does not allow you to slide down as the roof caves on your head, like a lap belt does, it also may not be that they are illegal all together, the individual products are just without proper certification.
     
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    find the phone number for your states dmv and call and ask them..theyll tell you
     
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    don't run them unless you have a bar to secure them to if you secure them down to the bottom of the seat you will crush your spin in a collision
     
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    ii planned on running them attached to the struttower bar in the rear.

    nathan
     
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    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    It is amazing what you find when you use google. I think it took me 2 minutes. This will explain the instalation of a 5pt harness. Check this out. This is on a dsm but hope this helps clarify. And try callinbg your dmv for legality of harnesses.
     
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    a strut tower bar will never be strong enough it is held in with two b grade 14 mm studs
     
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