ClubRoadster.net banner
1 - 20 of 32 Posts

·
Supporting Member
Joined
·
12,272 Posts
Looks good. We don't see too many 3-point roll bars in the US since most amateur motorsports events require 4 mounting points if you install a roll bar. Is it made out of CrMo steel? How does the center forward brace bar mount to the tunnel? Is it possible to mount it to the passenger side so that it doesn't obstruct the driver's arm?
 

·
Moderator
Joined
·
3,542 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
freedomgli said:
Looks good. We don't see too many 3-point roll bars in the US since most amateur motorsports events require 4 mounting points if you install a roll bar. Is it made out of CrMo steel? How does the center forward brace bar mount to the tunnel? Is it possible to mount it to the passenger side so that it doesn't obstruct the driver's arm?
I'll have to ask the owner, but IIRC it's CroMo. If you look closely, it has 2 mounting points in front, making it a 4 (or 5? point bar). IIRC, it mounts to the seat belt mounting hole, but again I'll take a closer look.

No idea yet on the price, I'll try to ask.
 

·
Supporting Member
Joined
·
12,272 Posts
Oh, I do see the door bars now that you mention it. However, that type of bar would still not be compliant with most US racing organizations' rules since they typically require two fore-aft braces attached near the top of the main roll hoop. Cusco does make bars that will work, though, and it's very cool to see something different than the normal HardDog. Thanks for sharing your pics.
 
G

·
freedomgli said:
Is it possible to mount it to the passenger side so that it doesn't obstruct the driver's arm?
Cusco=JDM=RHD so no obstruction for RHD's left elbow. I imagine the bracket on the top lateral for the diagonal is off-center to the LHD side. I gues you could relocate the bracket to the RHD side of the lateral but then you'd be ruining the nice blue anodizing.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
197 Posts
Greg Germar said:
No, not my car, one of our local club members owns it. I'm still deciding what bar I'll replace my BSP style bar with...

This is a picture of the more traditional Cusco roll bar (warning, it looks painful):

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2058240
Wow, I'm betting that driver went straight to church after that crash!

That blue Cusco bar looks kind of uncomfortable, I'd be getting swelbows all the time from it myself. Nice though!
 

·
Moderator
Joined
·
3,542 Posts
Discussion Starter · #15 ·
firedog25 said:
Greg Germar said:
No, not my car, one of our local club members owns it. I'm still deciding what bar I'll replace my BSP style bar with...

This is a picture of the more traditional Cusco roll bar (warning, it looks painful):

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2058240
Wow, I'm betting that driver went straight to church after that crash!

That blue Cusco bar looks kind of uncomfortable, I'd be getting swelbows all the time from it myself. Nice though!
That was a scary moment, but he's allright now. :?
 
1 - 20 of 32 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top