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    Bimmerworld E46 Cage Impressions?

    Does anyone have any experience with the Bimmerworld E46 cage? Considering having my cage builder install this instead of designing their own cage. I know some pre-engineered cages can have fitment issues, this one looks pretty good but looking for any feedback. How long did it take to install? Any add-ons worth installing while the cage is being built?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Considering that BimmerWorld was instrumental in creating the SpecE46 platform, I would say that you can be assured that you're getting a good, proven product. There is a lot of joint learning that has gone into their design. You can reinvent the wheel, or save yourself some time and money by buying the kit. I'm a retailer for BimmerWorld and can help you out if you'd like. You can email me at Anthony@DriveFasterNow.com.

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    I am interested in buying this cage as well, but for now my car DOES see street duty, so I am wondering how it would work as a half cage and install the front bars at a later date. Does it interfere with the B pillar seatbelts or is it further back? I had a TC Kline bar in my e36 M3 and it was a good fitting bar, but I would like to do something a bit nicer in this car as it will evolve as my driving evolves. I'd like to send up in Spec E46 if I can get other people interested in the area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pzary3233 View Post
    I am interested in buying this cage as well, but for now my car DOES see street duty, so I am wondering how it would work as a half cage and install the front bars at a later date. Does it interfere with the B pillar seatbelts or is it further back? I had a TC Kline bar in my e36 M3 and it was a good fitting bar, but I would like to do something a bit nicer in this car as it will evolve as my driving evolves. I'd like to send up in Spec E46 if I can get other people interested in the area.
    It really doesn't. The A pillar bars need to be 100% welded to the main hoop at the top. With the Hoop/rear section (half cage) welded in, there is no way to access 50% of those welds. Unless you remove the roof of course.

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