How to measure for an OMP race suit

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Use the Size Chart.....

It is not uncommon for most people to assume they know what size they need. All their life, they have been getting accustomed to their body, and how clothes fit. But most of us have never tried on a racing suit before, so what are the chances we know what size we need without referencing a sizing chart?
Probably the most ignored aspect of racing suit sizing is that the suit is not supposed to fit perfectly when you are standing up, but rather while you are in the driving position. When you take your measurements, you want to be sure that the way you take them coincides with the way your sizing chart instructs you to. Some sizing charts will recommend that you take them while standing up. Others will recommend taking them while sitting down. And almost all of them will recommend you have someone else take the measurements for you, to ensure accuracy.
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Why is fit so important?

So, why the fuss about using a sizing chart? Because it will make everything so much easier for you, from the ordering process to the track. Let’s face it, one of the most difficult parts about buying anything online is that you cannot tell if it fits. Then why not use a sizing chart if it is available. It will save you and your retailer a huge potential headache! And honestly, it will probably save you some money too, as most retailers will charge a restocking fee on such items, plus the return shipping cost.
Beyond the ordering process, it is also imperative that your suit fit properly so you can drive or ride comfortably, which equals additional safety. When you are uncomfortable, your concentration falters. And when your concentration falters on the track, you are putting yourself and everyone else on the track at risk.

Which size for me ?

Another issue you may be concerned about regarding sizing is how to determine which size is right for you based on your measurements. Not everyone will fall right into a particular size. Often times, you will have to go with the lesser of two evils – “My pants might be a little too long, but at least my chest won’t be compressed.” Or you could consider a 2 Piece suit, which provides greater flexibility in regards to sizing. (Most racing and karting suits are available in 2-Piece, however, it is much more difficult to find in motorcycle racing suits. In snowmobile clothes, 2-piece suits are often comprised of snowmobile bibs and snowmobile jackets.)

Centimetres or Inches ?

The last barrier to customers using sizing charts is the complicated numbers and metrics. Sometimes the same brand will use both inches and centimeters on its sizing charts. There isn’t a great way around this, other than to simply encourage you to pay close attention when you are reading the instructions, and make sure you use the right metric. The OMP size charts are in centimetres.
Essentially, it is a good idea to make use of the resources that are provided to you. If a retailer has had the foresight to provide you with a sizing chart, take advantage of it! They are trying to do you a favor! And if you can’t understand it, send their customer service team an email, or give them a call. They would much rather help you figure it out before you place your order, then after you have received it and discover it doesn’t fit.

Abbreviations

A - CHEST - Measure the circumference just under the arms whilekeeping both arms along the body
B - WAISTLINE - Waistline circumference.
C - PELVIS - Pelivis circumference; measurements to be taken at the largest part of the buttocks.
D - Thigh - Thigh circumference; measurements to be taken at the largest point if the thigh.
E - Arm - Measurements o be taken from the shoulder point to the wrist.
F - Inside leg - Measurements to be taken on the internal part of the leg, from the groin to the malleolus (ankle bone..the sticky out bit!)
G - Shoulders - Measurements to be taken from the right shoulder point to the left shoulder point.
H - Back - Measurements to be taken from the base of the kneck to the waistline.

Email us if unsure

Please use the instructions above and the size chart below to determine which size race suit you require. If you are having problems with suit measurements then please email us and we will be glad to help. Please be aware that you are required to wear fireproof underwear under your racesuit for most Motorsport events.
ADULT OMP RACE SUIT SIZE MEASUREMENTS
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CHILDRENS OMP RACE SUIT SIZE MEASUREMENTS
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