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Old 05-02-2011, 09:55 AM   #106
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Originally Posted by doogee View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong, but shouldn't the harnesses be mounted within 20 degrees downward and not upwards?

That bar looks waay too high.
Just as an FYI - i checked the FIA website ( and my bar location is ok. If you look at section 6.2, it says
Anchorage points creating a higher angle to the horizontal must
not be used unless the seat meets the requirements of the FIA
Since my seat IS FIA approved, i'm good to go. Plus with the higher position, it's very close to the horizontal, AND when I'm sitting in the seat (with my new HANS device), my shoulders are above the bottom of the hole and in fact the shoulder belts are slightly below the horizontal.

So all is good! Thanks for pointing it out though - it's always good to double check.
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