Saving Money: When More Is Less Part Two

Features, Racing I By Peter Nelson I February 06, 2020

The great Italian polymath Leonardo Da Vinci was once quoted saying “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Besides being the namesake of countless pizza joints for the past one-hundred years or so, he was also a busy lad, having pursued drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, geology, and more quite extensively (hence the title polymath). He walked our green Earth during the late-fifteenth century in what is now present-day Italy. Speaking of present-day Italy, one brand that we carry was founded and maintains its headquarters there: Sabelt.

Last week, we shared part one of this little series that we’re not sure how long will last. But hey, let’s see how long it goes! Here’s a solid product that follows the “more is less” mantra, albeit with a slight philosophical spin: simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Sabelt Steel Series 6-Point Racing Harness

Why it’s so great:

  • 2″ lap belts that ride pelvic crest to allow greater tightening
  • Full 2″ shoulder belts per the current FIA homologation, also works with all head and neck restraints
  • Lap belts that come mostly as pull-up-only
  • They can also be configured as 3″ shoulder with 2″ lap, 3″ shoulder with 3″ lap, and more, though pull-up capability is limited – configure on our site to see which combinations are possible
  • No sewn ends, which means it can also be snap in, bolt in, or wrapped
  • FIA tags give this harness 5 years of certification rather than two years (SFI)
  • Simple, no-frills design that lasts
  • All-metal camlock
  • Three colors
  • Nice and easy, simple adjusters that are easy to maintain/replace
  • Very long belts that accomodate a wide variety of platforms

To top it all off, they’re quite inexpensive at $295. To buy Sabelt Steel Series harnesses and scope out the rest of our harness selection, check out our harness store.

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