You might be surprised how many race cars have roll cages that do not meet the current regulations from the FIA and Motorsport UK. However, quite often these roll cages can be modified or upgraded to conform without replacing the entire roll cage.
The most common issue we see is poor mounting to the body or chassis. Often with inadequate or missing counter plates for the foot plates. Other issues include poorly design front laterals or missing door bars and rear diagonal bars. Sometimes owners just want to add a harness bar or dash rail for additional safety.
Whether you require a complete roll cage or just some modifications to bring you inline with the regulations, we can help. Most recently we upgraded the roll cage in a Jaguar XK140. We added counter plates and properly attached them to the floor of the vehicle. Next, we remade the front lateral bars so they met FIA and Motorsport UK regulations.
Contact us if you have any roll cage enquiries. We can create a new bespoke cage, modify an existing cage or supply and fit any roll cage from Custom Cages.
This Jaguar Mk1 has just received a bespoke roll cage to FIA specifications. Although a roll cage is not required when racing a car from the 1950’s it is highly recommended. We started with removing the seats and most of the interior. Next, we had to remove the bitumen sound deadening from the areas of the floor where we needed to weld. We then fabricate the six point bolt-in roll cage. We designed the rear cage to mount to the rear bulkhead where the upper rear suspension point is. This will help stiffen up the car a little. Additionally, all of the counter plates were welded into the car for a clean, strong finish. Harness eye mounting plates with captive nuts were also welded into the rear bulkhead. Lastly, this Jaguar Mk1 bespoke roll cage was removed and painted satin black.
If you require a bespoke roll cage for something unusual then don’t hesitate to give us a call. Likewise, we can supply and fit roll cages from Custom Cages.
We are excited to announce that we are now an official dealer and fitment centre for Custom Cages. Supplying and fitting the best motorsport roll cages to the South East area. Custom Cages offer the largest range of light weight T45 historic roll cages in the Country.
We have stock of the FIA Mini Historic T45 roll cage but can supply any of their cages to order. Lead time for supply is approximately 3 weeks. We aim to offer quick turnaround times on fitment. And additionally, we are the only official fitment centre supplying roll cages in the South East of England.
In addition to Custom Cages roll cages we continue to offer and bespoke roll cage service for anything that is not off the shelf.
Not often you see Hillman Avengers on the road or on a rally stage but we think this one should be an interesting alternative to an Escort. The original front cage was not to spec so we removed it and made a new one along with a new pair of door bars.
We’ve been busy this week making roll cages. The first is for Paul Tarry’s new Sebring Sprite. The 6 point weld in cage has been made to measure and TIG welded in place. The aluminium Sebring roof fits perfectly over top. Can’t wait to see this car out on track.