im lookin for helmets for autoX, anyone know a site with good deals? i dont feel like spending over 300 bucks for a helmet, and in 2 years gotta buy a nother one, so any links or know somewhere or can give me advice on whats what would be great, thanks all and ROCK ON!!!!!!!
05-07-2006 02:44 AM
eBay, I got mine on there for like $30 shipped. It was an older model and it was used, but the liners pull out and they could be washed so after I got that done and cleaned the outside it turned out great. Unfortunately now its no longer up to spec, ugh. They have good deals though just keep watching, espcially if you have an off size head (read: not size large)
^^thats why i dont wanna buy used, becuase yea...i dont wanna get a blast to the head if i roll or what not, we got 2 snowmobile helmets and 2 atv helmets but i dont know what spec they are, not to sure about a tag inside or not that says?!?
05-07-2006 12:29 PM
Also, helmets break in to the shape of your head...so a used one is seriously lacking compared to a new one.
Most any M-rated helmet (like your snowmobile/ATV) will be completely legal for Autocross as well. The only downside of them is that they are designed to break apart on the initial impact, whereas specific auto racing helmets (like the Snell-rated helmets) are designed to stay together for several impacts, like bouncing off a roll cage 4-5 times.