MAZDA MX5 ROLL BARS
. Established in 2000, TR Lane are leaders in the design and production of bespoke, handmade roll bars and cages.
Our range of roll bars are the most popular with the track day, hill climb and sprint guys, as well as being perfect for everyday road use offering greatly improved safety, chassis rigidity and in turn handling.
Made from 45mm cold formed high grade carbon steel, brace bars is beautifully hand welded then shot blasted, zinc primed and finally powder coated to the highest standard giving maximum durability.
- Hand made from quality high grade carbon steel
- Offers greatly improved occupant safety in the event of the vehicle rolling over
- Designed specifically for use with all soft tops including glass and plastic back windows
- Suitable for use with hard tops
- Allows full seat back movement
- Proven to add chassis rigidity giving improved handling
- Finished in a high quality and durable black powder coated finish
- Supplied with all the required fittings and instructions
Fits all right and left hand drive Mk1, Mk2 & 2.5 models, 1989>2005
Please note: This is not suitable for use with any other style bar or wind blocker except the Mk2/2.5 factory wind blocker (minor modifications will be required).
Disclaimer: TR Lane NOT will be responsible or held liable for any damage, loss or injury sustained whilst fitting or using this product. This does not affect your statutory rights.
GP ROLL BAR FITTING INSTRUCTIONS
1. MOVE BOTH SEATS FORWARD, TILTED FORWARD, GIVING ACCESS
TO REAR AREA. POSITION HOOD IN DOWN POSITION. REMOVE
SEAT BELT SHOULDER STRAPS FROM TOP OF SEAT BELT TOWERS.
REMOVE PLASTIC COWLING SURROUNDING SEAT BELT TOWERS,
GIVING ACCESS TO SEAT BELT REELS. REMOVE YOUR PARCEL
SHELF CARPET AND FIRE WALL CARPET. REMOVE PARCEL SHELF
TRAY, TAKING GREAT CARE AS THIS ITEM CAN BE VERY SHARP.
THIS WILL GIVE YOU ACCESS TO WHERE THE ROLL BAR NEEDS TO
2. JACK UP CAR, SECURELY UPON AXLE STANDS. REMOVE REAR
WHEELS. REMOVE SPLASH TRAYS WHICH ARE LOCATED IN FRONT
OF THE REAR WHEELS, IN FRONT OF THE ARCHES. WHERE ROLL BAR
SITS IN CAR, YOU WILL NEED TO LOOSEN ALL FIXINGS WHICH
HOLD WIRING HARNESSES IN POSITION. THERE ARE ALSO THREE
SMALL BOLTS ON EACH SIDE OF THE SEAT BELT TOWERS BY YOUR
WIRING HARNESSES - THESE NEED TO BE REMOVED. THE TWO
ANGLE BRACKETS WHICH THE REAR PARCEL SHELF MOUNTS TO,
YOU WILL NEED TO REMOVE 4" OF THIS EACH SIDE, ENABLING YOUR
ROLL BAR TO SIT NEATLY BETWEEN SEAT BELT TOWERS.
3. PROCEED TO FIT ROLL BAR IN POSITION, USING YOUR SEAT BELT
TOWER BOLTS, LOCATE THE ROLL BAR SIDE MOUNTING PLATES,
YOU MAY NEED TO MAKE SOME SPACERS OR YOU CAN USE
EXISTING TOP HAT SPACERS THAT HAVE COME OFF YOUR
SHOULDER STRAP BOLTS. PROCEED TO LIGHTLY TIGHTEN THESE
BOLTS, ENSURING THAT THE ROLL BAR FEET PLATES ARE SITTING
ON THE CHASSIS AREA. ADJUST YOUR ROLL BAR SO THAT THE
FEET PLATES SPREAD OUT NEATLY BETWEEN THE SEAT BELT
TOWER SIDES (THERE MAY BE A GAP IF A HARNESS BAR IS
PROVIDED DUE TO WELDING HEAT DISTORTION) BUT THIS CAN
BE OVERCOME BY BOLTING TO THE SIDES OF PILLARS.
4. WITH A CENTRE PUNCH, PUNCH DOWN THROUGH THE HOLES AS
HARD AS YOU CAN, THEN YOU WILL FEEL UNDER THE CAR WHERE
YOU HAVE PUNCHED DOWN THROUGH, PUNCH BACK UP THROUGH
FROM UNDERNEATH, THEN WITH A PILOT DRILL, DRILL UP THROUGH
AND THEN DRILL AGAIN WITH APPROPRIATE DRILL. BOLTS DOWN
THROUGH, THERE ARE BACKING PLATES TO BE ATTACHED ON
REAR STAYS WHICH CAN NOW BE TIGHTENED IN POSITION.
5. REMOVE SEAT BELT REELS, YOU MAY PROCEED TO DRILL THROUGH
THE SIDE MOUNTING PLATES AND THEN PROCEED TO NUT AND
BOLT TOGETHER, AND THEN RE-ATTACH SEAT BELT REELS.
(AS A SAFETY MEASURE, GET A SECOND PERSON TO CHECK THAT
YOU HAVE TIGHTENED THE SEAT BELT REELS). FINALLY CHECK
THAT YOU HAVE TIGHTENED ALL THE NUTS AND BOLTS. WHEN
YOU ARE HAPPY WITH INSTALLATION, YOU MAY PROCEED TO
REPLACE SPLASH TRAYS, FIX WHEELS, SET BACK DOWN ON THE
6. YOU WILL NOW NEED TO TRIM YOUR REAR PARCEL SHELF AREA.
THIS IS UP TO THE INDIVIDUAL HOW THEY WISH TO DO THIS.
ONCE YOU HAVE FITTED THE PARCEL SHELF, YOU WILL THEN
NEED TO TRIM THE BOTTOM EDGES OF THE SEAT BELT COWLINGS,
ENABLING THEM TO SLIP FROM THE COCKPIT AREA BACK TOWARDS
THE BACK OF THE CAR, SLIDING BETWEEN THE ROLL BAR AND
SEAT BELT TOWERS. THIS CAN SOMETIMES BE A TIGHT FIT AND
MAY NEED SOME GENTLE PERSUASION AND EASING. THEN
PROCEED TO FIT PARCEL SHELF CARPET AND TRIM AS DESIRED.
T.R. Lane Fabrications or any employee of T.R. Lane Fabrications are not in anyway responsible or liable for loss or injury to any persons whilst fitting or using this roll bar.
This is part of the sale agreement.