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Re: 4ksq roll cage
Jeffrey J. Goggin wrote:
> >Much of cage construction in this contry scares me. Low level British
> >national enteries are state of art compared to all but top 10 cars in
> >North America. Most of we create is their design of prior years.
> I beg to differ ... mind you, I've never seen a British race or rally car in
> person but from the photos I've seen in various magazines, *I* wouldn't be
> comfortable running one of their legal cages in MY car. In fact, even the
> SCCA-mandated cage designs aren't adequate to make me comfortable ... anyone
> running a bolt-in cage where the rules allow welded-in cages is a fool,
> >There is may be 4 or 5 shops in this country that even bother to keep
> >track of new stuff and concepts.
> Again, I would argue this point -- I can name several just in the Phoenix,
> Arizona area -- but in general, I think you're correct that a lot of folks
> with a tube bender and MIG welder incorrectly consider themselves a fully
> qualified rollcage designer!
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I am sure there are many race shops in Arizona but I have never heard of any
rally spetialists from there or any good recent cars built in that are and
competing nationally. Please tell me if you know.