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3/4 point harness belt

Does anyone know about any Alfa 147/156/GT compatible 3 or 4 point harness belt?

I'm looking for some to be used during an occasional trackday or spirited driving for the increased feeling of being one with the car (suppose they can't be considered safer a much with both side mounting points being in the seat ). Some that:
- works as addon belt (can coexist with stock belt)
- can be easily attached/dettached from the car
- maximally utilizes existing attachment points
- preferably works with airbag

Something like SCHROTH Shop - QuickFit asmŽ (like the idea behind a much), but Alfa 156 compatible.

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That idea is good and quick to install / remove for the occasional use... Even the price is not that bad...

The thing with 4 point harnesses is that the straps going to the rear should not point down-wards more than +/-40 deg. The idea is to flip up the bottom part of the rear seat and mount it where the rear's mount - you might get a safe enough angle in a 156...

Look at this - it is for Honda Prelude - and the angle downwards is a bit steep though:
How To: Install a 4-Point Harness - Honda Prelude Forum - Prelude Online.com

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I fitted this seat and harness in my track day GTV, the fixings for the harness uses existing attachment points. They just screw in !!

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That looks very good, thanks, but is a quite far from my idea of usage. See the SCHROTH Shop - QuickFit asmŽ
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To make your seatbelt act like a 3 point harness do this:

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DRIVING POSITION,I dont care how u like driving on the road, on track u make sure u adjust your seat so the back rest is only 5 degrees from straight upright and move the seat forward to the point that your legs are bent even when fully depressing the clutch or brake and that u can cross your arms while turning with hands on 10 and 2.

Click the seat back about 2 clicks and then rip the seat belt forward abruptly to activate the limiter, then move the seat forward the two clicks, this will make the seatbelt act as a harness where it is in a permanent position holding u snugly in place. I know this things sound weird, but one of the most important parts of getting on track for the first time is feeling safe, and these things allow that to happen.
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I fitted this seat and harness in my track day GTV, the fixings for the harness uses existing attachment points. They just screw in !!
Hi Andy, good for doing it - It is better than the normal 3 point seatbelt, but far from ideal. Try to get mount points at the top of the back seat for the straps going towards the rear. See the thing is - if you are pulling forward, the rear straps are pulling down - If a catastrophic event occur, the rear straps will collapse your seat downwards and not do its function of protecting you properly.

http://www.schroth.com/installation-.../image_033.gif

The angles going to the rear here is slightly better - still not race grade, but then again it never promised to be:
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That looks very good, thanks, but is a quite far from my idea of usage. See the SCHROTH Shop - QuickFit asmŽ

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I'm going to fit a half roll cage with harness bar so will change then.

Thanks for the advice
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I'm going to fit a half roll cage with harness bar so will change then.

Thanks for the advice
Perfect The extra security makes the hesitance less and the pleasure aspect more - enjoy it -
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That's one think I alway lack is hesitance which is no good from a normal perspective.

But I AM nuts.
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