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Specs for a roll cage for a 166 track car

Anyone any tips/specs I could give a metal worker dude to put something together for the above? Here's a thread if you are curious:
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different cage but the right spec .. most are made of cds usually 45mm or 50mm .. i used to make cages for clios i built.. first thing is if racing it needs to be certified as far as i,m aware so it needs to be built by someone like custom cages who can certify one offs.. otherwise it wont past scurtineering depending on type of racing..
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I should have said it's just for track days....
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I should have said it's just for track days....
You still need it built properly.
A cut price poorly built cage can be bad news should you find yourself in a situation where you need the cage to save you.
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Thanks Maxiboy!
I should have said it's just for track days....

yeah as above no point in cutting corners as its a lot of added weight..

I would say its a could idea to look at other cages and see what they do..

but needs to have all mounting points securely plated to spread the load and if fitting i would always try to locate most of the suspension pick up points ( to increase chassis rigidity) and have some doors bars..( so doors can be stripped and fitted with perspex without safety issues)

Apart from that main hoop front legs rear legs etc with whatever cross bracing you think you need.
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Here is a few pictures of my GTV racer's rollcage:
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...7&d=1386591105
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...1&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...7&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...3&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...5&d=1374682095

The cross above your head (roll hoop) is definitely needed the two crosses towards the back makes this car way stiff - I don think you need that. The sissy bar (between your hip and door) is needed. Then the general idea is to try and pickup your shock points to get rigidity while you are busy
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Here is a few pictures of my GTV racer's rollcage:
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...7&d=1386591105
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...1&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...7&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...3&d=1374682095
https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/attac...5&d=1374682095

The cross above your head (roll hoop) is definitely needed the two crosses towards the back makes this car way stiff - I don think you need that. The sissy bar (between your hip and door) is needed. Then the general idea is to try and pickup your shock points to get rigidity while you are busy
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Cheers china!
I can send pictures of 156 sedan roll cage - that is more relevant to 166...
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