California: safety harness in classic cars?

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  1. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I'm running SFI spec 45-1 high density U shaped roll bar padding around the main hoop and door bar . It was recommended by the place that built my cage . It is placed in locations were head and body contact may happen in a crash

    This padding is much safer than using pool noodle foam . I think I paid $60 for 6' of the SFI 45-1 Padding

    This SFI 45-1 padding now required by NHRA for cars running 9.99et or faster and 6.39 or faster in the 1/8th
     
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    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Here's a pic of the SFI 45-1 spec padding it is now held in place by zip ties . You can see the same padding on the main hoop

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    In Wisconsin the only inspection required is an emissions test in a 5 county area in se area [where I live-eehhh] If there was a safety imspection IMHO in my area it would only lead to more unregistered vehicles running the streets,and we know the local PD isn't bothering with that it leads to chases/crashes etc from said people plus theres waaay more pressing things that they need to attend to which I get!-We have a mandatory insurance law too but that only affect those of us who need to keep our nose clean and don't have criminal records and like to keep it that way- [little touchy as wifey got a 88 ceira cutlass impaled on her rear hitch and occupants fled/she was stuck with aftermath for an hour while local Po Po figured it out.] Feel for the LEO's having to deal with that cr@p too-RANT OFF Steve!!
     
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    The Shelby Mustang convertibles of 1970 had a built in 4 point padded roll cage , which made them a whole lot safer.
     
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    Mention to him next time it will be in a convertible and they can use their box cutters to pull your corpse out.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    No, I don't and I doubt it's even being considered other than by the guy TMZ talked with. California is the car enthusiast's boogieman. The complete "ignorance" (lack of a better word) of California and their laws on the internet is almost amusing to those of us that have lived in the state. Everyone needs a good villain I guess. California doesn't even have safety inspections.
     
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    Ah, I see. So the article is portraying California in a bad light and you're defending the state. That's cool.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    No not really if you'll notice my location I left for a reason. I'm saying people jump to conclusions without knowing the facts. If you want to have a factual discussion on the crap they do that sucks I'll probably join in. Nice of you to dismiss the counter discussion with flippant pettiness instead of facts though. ;)
     
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    What the hell are you talking about?
     
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    Im going to talk BAD about California no matter what!!!! What are we talking about?
     
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