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      10-30-2020, 12:00 AM   #1
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CG Lock Alternatives? Not Quite.

One of my favorite pieces of equipment for the track are the Schroth Quickfit harnesses I have to keep me secure in my seat so I don't have to use my arms/legs to brace myself during high cornering or braking forces.

That said, harnesses aren't within reach for everybody, and some models with fixed headrests and no belt pass-throughs can't use them anyways. This leaves you with just seat belt tensioning devices (unless you use the seat belt lock method, which is a bit clumsy IMO). In the video below I take a look at the "go to" seat belt tensioner (CG Lock), and some alternatives I found on Amazon to see if they stack up now that CG Lock is discontinued and difficult to find. I was able to test these devices at the M-Track days event at Sonoma Raceway earlier this week.


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0:00 Intro and Schroth Quick Fit harness overview
1:30 Why you might not be able to use harnesses
2:17 Seat belt tensioning devices overview
3:25 How CG Lock works
4:37 Seat Belt Extender Pros tensioner installation
5:39 Shunwei "small lever" seat belt clip installation
7:19 Shunwei "big lever" seat belt clip installation
8:55 CG Lock operation/impressions
10:13 Seat Belt Extender Pros tensioner operation/impressions
12:21 Shunwei "small lever" clip operation/impressions
13:44 Shunwei "big lever" clip operation/impressions
15:07 Shunwei "big lever" clip usage report
15:29 Seat Belt Extender Pros tensioner usage report
15:51 Shunwei "small lever" clip usage report
16:11 Closing remarks
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I should have gotten more than one CG-Lock when that stash of inventory was found last year. Love this device if you don't have a proper harness.
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I should have gotten more than one CG-Lock when that stash of inventory was found last year. Love this device if you don't have a proper harness.
You can still get them, but for about $125/each. Still worth it given the cost delta of going to something with a harness. I picked up two for a vehicle I have incoming, still less than the price of one Quickfit, haha.
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