Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster Racing Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-31-2018, 04:36 AM   #1
Registered User
 
truegearhead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Richmond, VA (The Fan)
Posts: 676
Fire extinguisher system setup

Im thinking about installing a fire extinguisher system in my car like the one below. For one my new cage is not really easy to get out of, and two Id like to keep fire damage to the car minimal if it were to catch fire. Has anyone installed one of these? Where did you put the bottle and the nozzles?


Cheers,
Stu


Lifeline USA 2.25L Foam Auto Racing Fire Bottle Extinguisher System Zero 2000 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01G6AN1UI/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_COHkCbMZD8R5B
__________________
1997 2.5 Boxster NASA Time Trial track car
2003 911 C2
NASA HPDE Instructor
truegearhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2018, 07:49 AM   #2
Registered User
 
rastta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Cowtown CA
Posts: 322
I have the Firebottle RC-500 system installed in my Boxster. Bottle is in the frunk. One nozzle in the frunk, one in the passenger compartment under the dash pointed toward the driver and one in the engine compartment. Mine is the manual pull system. It runs FE-36.

"FE-36 is proving to be the standard in-kind replacement for Halon 1211 in portable fire extinguishers. FE-36 has comparable performance and efficiency to Halon 1211, lower toxicity, as well as zero ozone depletion potential. In a portable fire extinguisher, FE-36 is discharged as a stream of gas and liquid droplets that penetrate into the fire area, ceasing the combustion process through heat absorption and a chemical interaction. FE-36 is also a replacement for Halon 1301 in local application systems, such as modular systems."

rastta is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page