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Old 10-21-2018, 11:15 AM
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I race my car occasionally and need a six point safety harness. I ordered my C7 with competition seats specifically for racing and the ease of using the over the shoulder belts. It has worked out well. I like the seats. I have 40K miles on the car.

After the introduction of the C7, it was over a year before a third party harness bar for safety shoulder belt attachment was available.

Installing the harness bar to attach the shoulder belts involves taking the trunk area completely apart, cutting some holes in the plastic panels then putting it back again. It also involved several hours on the phone because there was a cable bundle creating an interference fit at one of the hard point mountings on the B pillar.

When I order a new Corvette, I will order the competition seats again. I would like to order it as part of a competition package that includes the seats and a factory installed harness bar. Those 3K$ seats are not much use without some way to connect your shoulder belts and you canít enter many racing events without the safety harness. A factory installed harness bar would be well worth it.

Can Chevrolet offer a competition package with a harness bar for the C7 and future Corvette models?

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Can Chevrolet offer a competition package with a harness bar for the C7 and future Corvette models?
I've had to shut these questions down before, and I hope you understand why. There's no way in hell we're sending this to Tadge. GM isn't going to offer restraints in the car other than what's required by law, for hopefully obvious reasons.

If it's not obvious, then you need to start thinking like a lawyer, not as a car guy.
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