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mechanicguy 10-25-2005 06:30 PM

How to install seats and harnesses
 
Hey guys just bought some corbeau Forza seats and some 5 point harnesses. I need some help installing these bad boys. Where do people usually attatch there harnesses to. Also how do I turn the seatbelt and airbag off in the 2005. Don't want the car to kill me or the passenger if were in those seats and the airbags go off. I appreciate any info. Thanks

indoubt 10-25-2005 09:06 PM

pretyt sure you need a support bar that goes aloong the floor in the back, or you could just bolt them to the floor thought I heard that is not very safe.

Yellow-ZX3 10-25-2005 09:29 PM

the safest way and the best way to install 5-point harnesses is to have a bar put in right behind the top of the seats below the harness holes on the seat for the shoulder straps to mount to.

mechanicguy 10-25-2005 10:07 PM

What do you connect the bar to. In SCCA regulation do you need a full cage or could it be a 4 point similar to a stock wrangler with a bar behind the seat?

SVTfella 10-25-2005 10:34 PM

the bar will have to be welded in there somwhere it depends if you want a full cage or partal...depends on your wantings

mechanicguy 10-25-2005 11:26 PM

you worded it wantings. So that means that a cage is not necessary or what. I would want just enough cage to get by the rules. that's all

indoubt 10-26-2005 08:49 AM

well its not only the rules, its if you get into an accident, its to make sure you get out of the car SAFE.

Hubris 10-27-2005 11:20 PM

There is no 'safe' way to run a harness without a cage. Bolting your head in so it can't move, but not preventing your roof from being able to crush towards your head means you're more likely to be hurt in a rollover than wearing stock belts.

If you're wanting to see SCCA rules, go to scca.org - what the majority of people have on their cars are not scca qualified.

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Originally posted by indoubt
well its not only the rules, its if you get into an accident, its to make sure you get out of the car SAFE.


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