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Old 08-27-18, 04:06 AM
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Also waiting on harness bar, looking forward to getting one in my fd!
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We are working on a harness bar that can be adjusted height wise. I should have something soon..
Have any updates on this?
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Old 10-26-18, 12:02 AM
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Also interested in the harness bar option. Currently in the market to order, like the look of everything except running the harness to the strut.
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Old 10-26-18, 02:32 PM
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So the plan is to design a harness bar with 2 bends in it. The ends will have 3/4 rod ends that use 1/2 bolts. Im then going to triangulate a 1" swedged tube connected with rod ends to adjust it. It should be pretty trick! Im then going to eliminate at least two if not all of the 1 1/4" braces at the top. I think it looks cleaner and reduces material and labor cost..
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So the plan is to design a harness bar with 2 bends in it. The ends will have 3/4 rod ends that use 1/2 bolts. Im then going to triangulate a 1" swedged tube connected with rod ends to adjust it. It should be pretty trick! Im then going to eliminate at least two if not all of the 1 1/4" braces at the top. I think it looks cleaner and reduces material and labor cost..
I think I kind of liked those braces at the top but I'm excited to see a mock-up of what you have in your head! Thanks for the update.
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Old 10-26-18, 04:48 PM
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I also liked the aesthetics of the top braces, but keeping the price reasonable and the weight down is also good. Looking forward to the progress
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This is what I have so far.... The 1/2 rod ends on the diagonal aren't wide enough. Other than that the range of motion is more than anyone will ever need!









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I feel dumb asking but what is the point of being able to adjust that?
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Old 10-29-18, 03:42 AM
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What is the diameter of the harness bar? Looks a bit small.
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The bar is 1 1/4" diameter

Hey, if you guys just want a simple 2 bender welded on harness bar made out of 1 1/2 or 1 3/4, we can offer that for an additional $175.

I've already done that for a couple of you. I can take orders for that right now..
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Old 10-29-18, 02:24 PM
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Wait - I think I get it now.

Is the point of the diagonal cross bar & mounting holes so that someone has the ability to rotate the harness bar in order to raise or lower it's position in relation to the seats? That was incredibly clever!
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Would you be willing to run this design by SCCA and NASA to see what they say? I know there is a an older thread talking about if this cage would pass their requirements or not.
I already have the cage, so picking up the harness bar components and never having to worry about upgrading the cage again (unless going full weld in) would be a perfect.
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Old 10-30-18, 12:57 PM
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I don't mind doing that. Id like to get a little further with the design. They may not like the tube sizes or the single brace design. I have scissor like X-brace that I also had in mind for plan B if this isn't going to be enough. It requires a cnc machined part to make it all work.

The part still needs some more work but you get the idea.


going to be enough. It requires a cnc machined part to make it all work.
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Old 10-31-18, 12:19 PM
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The idea is looking good, whats the current purchase cost on this unit?
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$975
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Old 11-03-18, 12:53 AM
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$975, includes the new harness bar setup?

Also does it clear the bins to fully open it looks like it just checking. Just waiting for the scca stuff and whatnot in case any small changes happen before ordering. looks great.
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That does not include the harness bar set up. The bar would be in addition to it.

The bins still open as you see it in the photos.
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I was thinking maybe another diagonal on the driver side would add a lot of strength and look more symmetrical.

I left a message with one of SCCA's local reps. I haven't heard back yet. Ill try again tomorrow.
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Installed mine a few weekends back. Fitment is perfect and bolts right in place very snug. I would recommend this cage to any FD owner...

very nice
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We did this for one of you guys last week. It has a fixed harness bar and an a rear X- brace. I offer like this to anyone who wants one. $1200 plus shipping.


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