Getting Started with spece30: Roll Cage


#1

I am finally looking to get serious about building my e30. I figured i would start with the cage. Who has a greate30 cage builder or would the best route be to buy a weld together cage and go from there? I have access to a professional welder (who has done cages but none for an e30).

Anyway, just looking for pointers on where to get started.

Thanks


#2

Kelly, this kind of post will get a lot more responses if you put it on our fb page. SpecE30 Public Group | Facebook


#3

I am on there as well, saw a post on there directing people to this forum and thought it might be more active. :slight_smile:


#4

You need to add where you are located. But Kirk racing does many for the SE drivers.


#5

Joel barber @ barber race works does nice work.
He is in greenville sc


#6

I am south of Atlanta, but have the ability to take the car just about anywhere :slight_smile:

I am looking forward to getting this project started :slight_smile:


#7

I am in Orlando and can help with your cage, I have done over 200 cages total. Everything from Hondus, Nisaans, BMWs, and Corvettes Finishing up my SpecE30 cage now. Give me a call and we can talk.
Chris Leone
407.four six three 0312


#8

Robinson racing Atlanta, Georgia will build you a great cage


#9

Thanks Chris, I have a local guy that has done tons of cages quoting a cage for me. Out of curiosity what would you charge for a cage? Nascar bars on both sides (might use the car for hpde and customer ride alongs).


#10

I’d suggest checking out E30 cages and talking to drivers at your next event. Talk to the drivers about the elements of their cage that they like/dislike. Take pics. That way you can form educated opinions about the cage features you think fondly of, and will have pics to communicate your ideas to the cage builder.

I would suggest doing NASCAR bars on only the driver’s side. That will save some $$ and I think you’ll find that because you won’t race with a customer, nor even drive 10/10ths, the likelihood of a passenger being in the car during an extreme t-bone incident is very low.


#11

Ranger,

Valid points i will do that :slight_smile:

Thank you!


#12

Kelly,

How far south of Atlanta are you? I am south of Macon. I am also very new to this SE30 thing. I just bought a complete car from North Carolina last week and I haven’t even done an HPDE1 yet. Some kind of crazy, right? Maybe we can learn about this racing thing together. Anyway, I have no idea how to judge a good race car but I do know what a good car looks like and mine has a good body and seems to have new parts for everything that counts. I think it is in great shape. I am going to RRR this weekned but I am not bringing the car. I have rented one for the weekend. I plan to be eye-balling and photographing everything I can.

Good luck, and I hope I run into you at the track (not literally),
RIP