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    Street cars have a 3 pts, allows for head to "duck" down in a roll over, also have airbags. As soon as you strap yourself in, safety requirements change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I12XLR8 View Post
    I was confused for a minute when Matt said that Doug was coming for him in GT1. I presumed this meant that the Mustangs weren't caged but I guess a caged car can choose to run in the non-caged series?
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    having a cage doesn't mean you have to run platinum challenge. A fully caged car could run in either series.

    the difference between the two series is the type of racing/passing. Safety requirements follow along.
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    31.5Kilonewtons in a 3000lb car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoP-Demon View Post
    31.5Kilonewtons in a 3000lb car.
    Now calculate the weight of a head in a helmet. Can the spine take that force??

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    maybe your being rhetorical, but it looks like about 70 newtons to break a neck. And your crash scenario is about 120 newtons.
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    Awesome ... death!
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    sweet math. Now do dirtbike vs tree.
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    then do dirtbag vs douchebag

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    Or girl in a go-kart vs tire wall. Some wonder why old school racers used to not wear restraints, better odds of living when ejected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by figo View Post
    Now calculate the weight of a head in a helmet. Can the spine take that force??
    Repeat 25 times daily. Cheaper than HANS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by figo View Post
    Or girl in a go-kart vs tire wall.
    Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    sweet math. Now do dirtbike vs tree.
    Who's head is hitting the tree? Some peeps on here would likely snap the tree in half.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I12XLR8 View Post
    Repeat 25 times daily. Cheaper than HANS?
    Not quite. If you have a straight on collision, it is not the bending of your neck. It is equivalent to having your head pulled straight up. Easily does damage to spinal chord, quadriplegic or death if you are lucky.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    my 18's fit really well on the 8legs c6. How many can I put you down for?
    Depends on the price. My budget is limited this year. I'll definitely take a set of 4 for sure.

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    One question: can one start in gt, try a platinum or two, then pussy out and go back to gt if they are so inclined???

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    of course.
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    Guess i'm running out of excuses lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    FPOS - http://simpsonraceproducts.com/hans/...vice-sport-ii/ the sport 2 is what most drivers have. It's worth every penny.

    or post on MCO/ CASC-or LF used one

    I should get a call back tomorrow if i can get these, Ill try

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    Nice!

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