Searching suppliers for a ready-made product produced tall boxy looking though SCCA approved structures that are far from complementary to the timeless styling of the MGB! I'm going to use some OMP ones I think. This thread is from the archives. Mine ripped off twice one from the original spot welds and second from seam welded repair. In Peugeot released the Cabriolet, also styled by Pininfarina and featuring strong visual similarities to the ADO34, especially at the near-identical rear. The protruding belt mounting stop the bar's mounting bracket from fitting snugly against the body shell.
Fantastic modification, highly recommended for road and track. As all the models from MK1 through to rubber bumper have the same interior dimensions, try sitting in different models at shows. This is quite tricky in terms of the actual structure. In August , the compression ratio on North American engines was reduced to 8. There are air vent holes here, added by me but apparently original as the period ad says they supply warm air to the screen.. That done, the front bracket can be made, together with two spacers which get it to stand off the timing cover by the correct distance so the pulleys line up. Austin A30 Owners club registrar.
Nick - I'd be happy to sell the bar on to someone who's aware they might need to do other alterations. They look a lot better in photos…taken at a distance. Colin - how is you season and car mods going? For Speed events Roll bars are not compulsory for Roadgoing Production classes but they are recommended - here's a link to the Speed section: ADO34 was the name of a project active between and that aimed to possibly develop a front-wheel drive Mini-based roadster as a possible new MG Midget or Austin-Healey Sprite.
I do need to read the current rule book - MSA Blue Book - as the car is going to be used for speed events. This photo illustrates how the "hoops" and necessary braces were all cut from the original product. For a production-class racecar weighing between and pounds, the minimum size mild steel tubing allowed by SCCA is 1. So this one bolts directly to the drop flange. This is a view of the inside floor mounting brackets. You've probably seen my car at Silverstone when you did the sprint a few years ago. The bar supplied is the correct one according to SD's website's roll cage selector RBNS 5SSS but I am wondering whether there is a slightly different design for cars with these seat belt mounting points.