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cat boy
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Roll bars

Hi All

bit of advise please 

so I'm in the process of looking for another 7 and I'm after some help regarding roll bars

so when I had my ex academy car she had tillets, lowered floors and a track day roll bar

now I'm 6' 1" and I wasn't sure there was enough space between my head and the top of the bar

does this sound about right??

cheers Lee

Wrightpayne
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For sprinting you should be 2" below an imaginary line between the roll bar and top of the engine at the front. This is with your helmet on.

I'm 6'2" and was below the FIA bar with a standard floor but with a helmet on I didnt pass the above criteria.

I now have a lowered floor and tall cage so lots of clearance. You can also get a tall FIA bar which is 2" higher but means your hood wont fit. I have a Soft Bits For Sevens half hood which fits over the cage (also 2" higher)

Hope that helps

Ian

cat boy
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Just what I needed to hear 

cheers Lee

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At 6'1" as long you have lowered floors and Tilletts adjusted into a reclined position (25-30mm additional spacers under the front mounts) I'd be surprised if you really need the additional height roll bar for track use.

Stu.

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