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Old 09-12-2019, 07:58 AM
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I recently bought 2 - 5 point harnesses for my yerf dog with a bench seat. These seat belts loosen up as soon as the kids start riding. Any recommendations for a good seat belt (not just a lap belts, at least 3 point

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Old 09-12-2019, 08:17 AM
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well.. DON'T!
yerf dogs usually do not have a roll cage! (few exceptions.. w/o images we can't tell if you've got one of those)
what you see as a cage is a brush guard really..
And while you want to prevent kids getting flung out of the kart in corners (lap belt)
you do NOT want them to be strapped to the bench like you would want them in a competition off road buggy! (with proper roll cage)

they cannot hit the dashboard (there is none I assume)
and you do not want them to flip the kart and having to support
an upside down karts impact with their fragile necks!!

five point harness sounds like a mom-idea to be honest.
and sorry, but it's a stupid one at that.

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PS a proper roll cage is an absolute MUST for a 3,5 or 7 point harness
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Old 09-12-2019, 10:55 AM
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It has a roll cage, it is a 3203 I believe. But anyway I was more worried about kitting the steering wheel or getting flung out. Maybe a lap belt?
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It has a roll cage, it is a 3203 I believe. But anyway I was more worried about kitting the steering wheel or getting flung out. Maybe a lap belt?
Someone recommended to me to look at seatbelt retrofits for older cars. Basically a car 3 point harness but with a standard bolt hole on each end.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:27 AM
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It has a roll cage, it is a 3203 I believe. But anyway I was more worried about kitting the steering wheel or getting flung out. Maybe a lap belt?
the 3203 stock does not have a roll cage but rather a brush guard as
sid was saying. If you look up the part yerfdog calls it a brush guard, and this is because it is not of sufficient strength to be considered a roll cage.
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My brush guard was taken off by the po and before i swap a briggs twin on i have to put a full cage and seat belts or im going to die.
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