mounting point for a 3 point harness?

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    is that hole for mounting a 3 point racing harness on my roll cage?

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    Sure looks like it. You could also use the seatbelt mount.
     
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    I am trying to get some insight into the harness world. I do not know where to really install them etc or what to buy. I want a 3 point and ditch my belts and mount it to the roll cage seems like it would work.
     
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    Im just trying to visualize where i would install the single strap of the 3 point on my car the roll cage seems too close to the seat but idk lol
     
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    Unless you are a larger fellow the seat shouldn't sit that close to the roll cage?

    You could also weld on a harness mount instead of using the bolt mount like so:

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    I've never seen a 3 point harness mounted to a mount like the one in your cage though so I can't really comment on that.
    Most of the time 3 points are mounted to the seatbelt mounts.

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    Unless there's a way to remove all the slack in the harness, I don't see it properly mounting to the cage.
     
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    I don't think that's what that is. A harness mount/tab should always be in the direction of the belt when you're in the seat. That one looks to be pointing down.

    A 3-point is stock no? Aftermarket harnesses are 4/5/6, that I've seen anyway. I know there is a 'Y' harness, but it is not legal for the road course.

    What cage is it?
     
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    This is NOT the safest way to mount up the 3-point harnesses. 4/5 point harness can sometimes be mounted like that but I think for a 3-point, this is a no-no.

    Take a look at the Schroth installation guide as it is exactly what I used when installing my 3-point harnesses. I ran mine to the rear attachment point for the rear passenger shoulder belt, at the C-pillar.

    Here's a pic of mine for reference.
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    Also, if you are planning on streeting your car, go with the Schroth harnesses. They are a little more expensive but they are DOT approved and a lot safer for a road-going car than standard harnesses. And on top of that, harnesses can be a serious pain on the street. Been there, done that. I would def do it again because they are kinda cool, but not on a daily. Just my 2cents.
     
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    That tab is for a seat brace . A lot of the guys that are shorter need the brace against the back of the seat ... I'm kinda talk so the back of my seats is already against the cross bar
     
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    So a good spot in my fox would be where the rear seat brace used to be I'm guessing I'll take a pic later to show what I'm asking about.