Watson Racing Roll Bar for 2015+ S550 Mustang and GT350

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    The ASM belts work fine and I haven't received any concerns with the track groups I run with. I recommend you call Schroth and talk to them directly.
     
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    Thanks guys. 06Mach1, how do you deal with there being no slots in the seat? Do you just do the ol' lay them over the front bolster and sit on them? Actually, I can PM you, but thought I'd post here in case anyone else was wondering.
     
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    I sit on my two point Schroth sub belt , honestly you never notice.

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    You pull the tails of the sub belts through the gap between the seat bottom and seat back, and yes sit on the belts. This has been a SCCA accepted practice for a long time. Make sure you have the buckle up far enough so the lap belts cross your pelvic bones. You don’t want them too high over your abdomen or too low on your lap. The main function of the sub belts is to keep those lap belts down in proper position during an incident. I have needed them twice and am glad they were there and in correct position.


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    Thanks guys! One more question for those with this roll-bar - Watson has their precut rear seat kit but it appears to use backer boards and in another thread or forum a member weighed it at 13 pounds. Southeast Carbon Works has this carpet-based RSD that looks to basically be a knockoff of the stock RSD, for $200, and weighs 2.5 pounds. Given that it's cheaper and weighs 10 pounds less than the boarded Watson kit, wouldn't that be a better route if I don't mind cutting the holes?
    http://www.southeastcarbonworks.com...r-seat-delete-package-for-all-model-mustangs#

    The Watson one appears to be a cut version of the Alterum RSD:
    https://www.americanmuscle.com/rear-seat-delete-kit-2015.html?utm_content=Interior - Seats|Alterum&utm_campaign=AMM 2015 No Years&utm_source=google-pla&utm_medium=shopping&T5_Var3=blue&T5_Var4=388917&intl=0

    Happy holidays!
     
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    I would get the Watson kit, it’s going to be better fit and finish and will add a little bit of sound barrier compared to the others. Much easier to live over time...
     
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    Anyone able to PM me the cost of a 4 point under the group buy historically?

    Rough estimate is fine, thanks!
     
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    The group buy typically was free shipping.
     
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    0E1DB1F9-3C1E-4EEF-920F-0DDAE8E1BCAF.jpeg I drove out to Watson and picked up my 4 point from Pittsburgh. I also bought Spartans 350R rear seat delete and picked up at same time in my wife’s Fusion. The tour of Watson’s shop was well worth it. Plus I met Fred. Plus was only about $70 in gas.
     
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