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Matt, I'd love for the work to go your way so that other owners can benefit, can you make me a bar?


Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:47 pm
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Just to add a spanner in the works here guys, I've just left wiscombe hill climb , there were 2 7 type cars running just a rear hoop and a petty bar!!!!! No stays at all.
When I spoke to the driver they had it made this year by a pro outfit ( nice tig welding but at £1800.00 it should be) .

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Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:12 pm
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Cage is made!

I used Rob at Cyclone Racing near Radstock (Bath); design was pre-approved by MSA o be compliant with K1, we tweaked the details so that it will act as a frame for a new hood and door glass (perspex).

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Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:56 pm
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That is a VERY nice cage.

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Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:10 am
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What does it weigh though and what cost ?

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Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:03 pm
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stylussprinter wrote:
What does it weigh though and what cost ?


Weight is irrelevant for me; having seen the end result of a car that drifted onto the infield of Llandow and rolled multiple times I wouldn’t consider going on track without a full cage, the windscreen on a Stylus won’t take any weight and very quickly your helmet becomes a plough. My guess is twice the weight of a rear hoop that meets regs.

Cost £1250+vat inc professional powder coating.


Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:12 pm
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Not bad for a full cage , fitted :)

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Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:43 pm
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Yesterday , I was marshalling at Castle Combe and had a look around the paddock at various car's cages and rear 30 degree stays . A Pheonix had a main hoop with no rear stays , which I know are not compulsory where no rear chassis is available to mount them. The rops regs then allow forward stays at 30 degrees . However , this car had forward stays , questionably at 30 degrees but my main doubt around it's MSA legality , was they were not mounted on the top horizontal hoop as per BLUE BOOK drawing , instead were mounted on the upright sides of that hoop and down past the hoop curved end . It passed scrutineering without issues ---- very confusing :?

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