Roll Cage: Seats Installed, almost ready to weld

 

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the spec miata seat is a short seat pan and leaves your legs feeling unsupported.  William Bonsell suggested elevating the front edge of the seat by about 1”.  I tried this last weekend and it makes a big difference.  So, today I bought some 1 1/4” angle, cut it to length, and then ground notches in it to get the seat angle “just right”.  To support the steel, I cut some small squares to fit under the angle, and welded them in place.

 

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Finally, it was time to mount the passenger seat and create the seat back brace.

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Some final pix of the cage with the seats installed.  The only task left is to make the shoulder harness cross bars.

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2 comments to Roll Cage: Seats Installed, almost ready to weld

  • Justin William

    Hi I’m Katelynd’s husband. Very nice work you have going on there. Maybe you can teach me a thing a two lol. I’d like to see what your spec miata does on the track. From the looks of the weight reduction and your well crafted roll cage it should be a miniature beast.

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