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Old 02-02-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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OK, so NOPI is requiring these this season. The cheapest I found was $349 @ SafeRacer, but Firecharger www.firecharger.com has systems for $199. As always, they might give us a break if we have a big order. Would anyone be interested? It's a 5lb(2.3L) 2 nozzle system.
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Nopi how fast would we have to go to need these 10's?
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:05 PM   #3
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NOPI Drift.
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As if the pink car going sideways in his sig doesn't give it off....
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this is an interesting system, i'd be amazed that one little CO2 bulb could do an effective job at suppressing a fire. any idea if this meets the standards for any sanctioning bodies, or what it does to the harnesses/aluminum/plastic it hits? one of the advantages of Halon and its clones is the lack of collateral damage.
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this is an interesting system, i'd be amazed that one little CO2 bulb could do an effective job at suppressing a fire. any idea if this meets the standards for any sanctioning bodies, or what it does to the harnesses/aluminum/plastic it hits? one of the advantages of Halon and its clones is the lack of collateral damage.

This is the $349 one at SafeRacer. The C02 cartridge looks the same as the FireCharger one to me.




Here's an install article from Grassroots

http://grassrootsmotorsports.com/new...-saga-ep-1.php

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I'd like one as well. Not required, but when it comes to safety equipment I usually try to aim higher than the requirement.
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I am getting a fire system for the time attack car shortly as well.

however, I am getting Halon. The other stuff ruins anything it touches, and I don't want to have to rewire if some dummy accidentally sets off the system.
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I am getting a fire system for the time attack car shortly as well.

however, I am getting Halon. The other stuff ruins anything it touches, and I don't want to have to rewire if some dummy accidentally sets off the system.
How many sources are there for Halon now?
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None and it still costs a **** laod of money. Becouse they can't make it anymore damn CFC regs halon is some valitile **** guys, and if you put it in a street car you would be violating some major epa ****. I think you still need a license to even handle/install the ****.
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None and it still costs a **** laod of money. Becouse they can't make it anymore damn CFC regs halon is some valitile **** guys, and if you put it in a street car you would be violating some major epa ****. I think you still need a license to even handle/install the ****.
I wonder how much my full halon bottle is worth (5 Lb), I still have a system that I have never used with a full bottle.

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OK, Just got off the phone with FireCharger. They will offer a group buy on the 5lb. (2.3L) 2 Nozzle system!

The prices are as follows:

10-20 Units: $172.00


20-or more Units: $140.00

Shipping is a flat $20 for FedEx Insured Ground Shipping

They have the quantity on hand, so as soon as I give them the exact quantity they will ship!!!!! Fast Turn-around time!

If you guys have any questions, here is all my contact info.

Jonathan Martin
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770-598-3958

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I wonder how much my full halon bottle is worth (5 Lb), I still have a system that I have never used with a full bottle.

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Well if R12 is any indication that **** sells for 50-60$ a lbs. You could probably find a firesafe company to buy it for sure.
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OK, Just got off the phone with FireCharger. They will offer a group buy on the 5lb. (2.3L) 2 Nozzle system!

The prices are as follows:

10-20 Units: $172.00


20-or more Units: $140.00

Shipping is a flat $20 for FedEx Insured Ground Shipping
Put me down as a maybe @ $172 and a definitely @ $140.

If I bite or not at $172 is dependent on how much other crap I have to unexpectedly spend money on around the time of sending money in for this.

I have a friend who may also want in on it @ $140 for his MR-2, I'll get back to you.
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OK, more group buy info. I contacted FireCharger again, they are willing to do a buy on the 10lb (4.6L) 3 nozzle system as well


10-20 Units: $233

20-plus Units: $195

Same Shipping Price

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also 2.3L system?
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10lb (4.6L)
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just looked it up... I'll probably stick with the smaller system for size reasons. I have no idea where I'll mount it since I use my trunk and my soft top. I might see if I can make it fit above the passenger's foot well somewhere.
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I am in at 140
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OK, another Fire Charger update. They will honor the group buy price for either system! 2 $140 or 3 nozzle $195, it doesn't matter! I have about 18 tentative people, and I'll post a list tonight. I plan on closing this group buy on Feb 15th.

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