This is a removable 4-point safety bar custom made by a reputable local roll cage builder to CASC-OR specifications.
20.04.2007
The bar took 25 feet of 1¾"x0.12" mild steel tubing to make.
20.04.2007
The rear supports bolt on to the torsion box, so the rear seat needs to be lowered.
20.04.2007
Side interior panels also need to be removed, although I'm looking for a way to modify them to fit with the bar.
20.04.2007
There's no room in the rear, but all the front space is infact, and the seats can be moved to the rearmost position if needed.
20.04.2007
The bar is built to be higher than the driver's head in the helmet.
20.04.2007
Perhaps some netting can turn the bar into a windscreen to reduce the noise on the highway.
20.04.2007
The main hoop of the bar is attached to the floor under the carpet.
20.04.2007
A close-up of the support bolted to the torsion box in the rear.
20.04.2007
The bolt plates of the main hoop are shaped to follow the profile of the floor.
20.04.2007
The reinforcement plates under the car have a similar fancy profile.
20.04.2007
The bar fully clears the foldable roof, following it closely to be as wide and tall as possible for maximum protection.
20.04.2007
With the roof and windows up, the car looks completely stock, unless you come really close and peek inside.
28.04.2007
The bar on the ground. It's relatively easy to get in and out.
28.04.2007
The weight of the whole thing is 60 lbs.

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