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Anyone using an on board fire suppression system? manual or automatic or both?

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I had a manual system on my 77, may do the same thing on the 81
 

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I've got a 5lb 1301 pull system on the way and I was thinking about a 5 lb heat activated automatic system as it would be a bummer to be off the road knocked into next weak and not have any fire supression... On a bike you can bail out and wait for the sky and ground to stay put :laughing: in a car your along for the ride until you can crawl out :down:

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A full auto system would make me paranoid, unless it has some fail safe stuff built in...Heat detection AND no rotation or multiple heat heat detectors, something, with an over ride
 

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Manual halon system. Photo shows fire bottle mounted under dash, manual release at drivers door at "E" with safety pin so knuckleheads don't push it saying "whats this":laughing:



 

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I asked this very same question a few months back on "another" forum and got loads of "If you maintain your car properly" type replies. My feeling is that with the $$$ investment, what can it hurt? And I'm not racing or in a position that a bail-out would be a problem. But I am looking at adding a system to my car, full manual for me, but there again, I'm NOT racing, just looking to keep from having to call the insurance company for a box of hot dogs..

And BTW- I carry a portable bottle all the time, I just like the idea of a mounted, bigger Halon system.

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manual system for me...the downside of this for a street car is the lines you have to run, my bottle is mounted off the cage on the right and I have a line to the firewall behind the dist, one to the rear bulkhead by the fuel cell.
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............................................................... On a bike you can bail out and wait for the sky and ground to stay put :laughing: ..........................
Been there, done that.
 

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I asked this very same question a few months back on "another" forum and got loads of "If you maintain your car properly" type replies. My feeling is that with the $$$ investment, what can it hurt? And I'm not racing or in a position that a bail-out would be a problem. But I am looking at adding a system to my car, full manual for me, but there again, I'm NOT racing, just looking to keep from having to call the insurance company for a box of hot dogs..

And BTW- I carry a portable bottle all the time, I just like the idea of a mounted, bigger Halon system.

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IF YOU MAINTAIN YOUR CAR PROPRLY.... :laughing: :rolling:

I also carry a portable bottle and have one in every car. :thumbsup:

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A fire extinguisher 9those small ones for under the seat) give a good feeling but man do they run out of oomph fast. If you have a fire of any significance it won't help a whole lot. Then again, something's always better than nothing.
 

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A fire extinguisher 9those small ones for under the seat) give a good feeling but man do they run out of oomph fast. If you have a fire of any significance it won't help a whole lot. Then again, something's always better than nothing.
Trust me...if I have a fire of any significance, you WILL see me beat a hasty retreat and let the real fire fighters do their job. I have insurance for major catastrophies. ;)
 

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Ok It looks like I went the right way... I went with a Manual pull unit RS unit from Safecraft with alloy bottle/1301 three ouputs/nozzles

Screw the interior I wanna live :thumbsup:

I'll leave room to mount a 10 lb if I get the itch but I think I'll do a separate 5 lb automatic one for the cabin in the event that... Well, you know why... :thud:

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