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dfive point harness #121658 Mar 10, 1:16pm Mar 10, 1:16pm
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dfive point harness
I'm am going to be purchasing some sparco racing seats with a five point harness. I was wondering if anyone knows if it safe to use these types of seatbelts. I know when in a race application with a helmet, and neck restraints it is safe, but when used in a normal car like the celica is it? I have been trying to research this a little and have had no luck.

Re: dfive point harness [Re: LiquidG] #121659 Mar 10, 1:20pm Mar 10, 1:20pm
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i think i remember hearing that you shouldnt buckle up every point when you're just driving... if your car flips and lights on fire you cant get out or something like that.

you can just buckle the lap belt when your driving...

Re: dfive point harness [Re: LiquidG] #121660 Mar 10, 1:22pm Mar 10, 1:22pm
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yes, its safer with just the lap belt. I researched this a little when I was considering harnesses - they're great for auto-x and track use, but really unsafe for daily driving...

Re: dfive point harness [Re: LiquidG] #121661 Mar 10, 9:56pm Mar 10, 9:56pm
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okay i'm a bit on the dumb side here, but don't you have to have a roll bar (why can't they be conected through the seat bracket. and the 4 pt. are safe right?[/color]


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