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urS4
10-04-2011, 06:44 PM
Well, the Wintah Beatah will be headin out to the track on the 14th so we needed to get some things done that I had been putting off for one reason or another. Recent oil change with Redline synthetic, check. Install the rear CPP sway bar links to match the front., check. Install new Pagid Orange pads to get bedded before the event, check. Flush and bleed the brakes, check. New spark plugs, check. New harness bar fabricated, check. Here's what was the BIG part of the pre-track event routine. All these things were handled by the folks at S-Line Motorsports here in Denver. We're not quite done but these pics should give you a pretty good idea where they went with this project. I'm also going to be installing a very nice carbon fiber wing at the rear to complete the list of stuff.

First a round plate with a threaded nut on the back side was welded to the B-Pillar.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-1-1.jpg

Next, a piece of Chrome Moly pipe was welded to a plate with a corresponding hole to put a nut through and which threads onto the nut underneath the first plate. This allows the pipe to be bolted to the B-Pillar.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-2-1.jpg

Then, the harness bar was welded to the B-Pillar pipe.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-4-2.jpg

Finally, a vertical support was fabricated to bolt up at the rear of the center console to give support up and down. The vertical pipe was welded to the harness bar and voila its a very removable harness bar.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-3-1.jpg

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-5-1.jpg

We've still got a few things to add like the horizontal hoops for the shoulder harnesses and a plate for the mount of the GoPro camera. Then it goes in for some powder coating and we'll be done.

Hap, wit dakine mojo not from Evahboost, Maguire

badseed
10-04-2011, 07:59 PM
Those welds look fantastic.

M-Hood
10-05-2011, 12:51 PM
Does that center bar still allow the arm rest to be setup upward and out of the way while shifting gears?

A4Rob
10-05-2011, 02:01 PM
Does that center bar still allow the arm rest to be setup upward and out of the way while shifting gears?

Looks to me like it would.

Nice bar!

M-Hood
10-05-2011, 02:29 PM
Looks to me like it would.

Nice bar!

To me it looks like the arm rest might hit the small vertical bar, but then I haven't had a arm rest in my car for sometime now so I dont know what it looks like when set in the upright position. But I am pretty sure when it is set in the upright position the to is going to be sitting further back then where it pivots from, putting it above the rear ashtray/port cover where he mounted the bar.

howardfootball
10-05-2011, 06:46 PM
This is a great thread. I have been pondering about how to mount a harness bar lately and this definitely helps.

ThatA4T
10-05-2011, 07:12 PM
would love to check this out in person sometime since your somewhat local to me.

CCA4
10-06-2011, 05:02 AM
Those welds look fantastic.

QFT.

urS4
10-06-2011, 12:23 PM
Does that center bar still allow the arm rest to be setup upward and out of the way while shifting gears?

Just verified today that I have full clearance with the center console full up.

Hap, wit dakine clearance Clarance not from Evahboost, Maguire

urS4
10-06-2011, 12:24 PM
Those welds look fantastic.

Yes they do and they are.

urS4
10-06-2011, 12:25 PM
This is a great thread. I have been pondering about how to mount a harness bar lately and this definitely helps.

Some guys just visualize things better than others. Teague is the guy's name who did the fabrication and he's very good.

Hap, wit dakine goodness not from Evahboost, Maguire

urS4
10-06-2011, 12:26 PM
would love to check this out in person sometime since your somewhat local to me.

I'm retired and am around most days.

Hap, wit dakine retirement not from Evahboost, Maguire

M-Hood
10-06-2011, 03:05 PM
Some guys just visualize things better than others. Teague is the guy's name who did the fabrication and he's very good.

Hap, wit dakine goodness not from Evahboost, Maguire


Is that his first or last name?

$teady$upreme
10-06-2011, 04:46 PM
Very nice.

Maybe a cage next?

urS4
10-07-2011, 12:39 PM
Is that his first or last name?

His full name is Teague Weldon Oliver and he is Two Create LLC.

urS4
10-07-2011, 12:45 PM
Very nice.

Maybe a cage next?

I've got a cage and chassis strengthening being assembled right now for the Da Green Monstah but this is still my Daily Driver that I use to give rides. I'm trying not to think about going there.

Hap, wit dakine thoughts not from Evahboost, Maguire

urS4
10-07-2011, 03:53 PM
Well, the last of the projects to get done before next week's track day was the rear wing. This is a real carbon fibre wing built by GT Racing of Colorado Springs.. I think it fits right in with the BTCC/DTM theme.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-4-3.jpg

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-2-2.jpg

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad199/hapster47/wb-1-2.jpg

Hap, wit dakine downlift not from Evahboost, Maguire

Crispy222
10-07-2011, 04:23 PM
very DTM