[TR] Seat belts in TR4A

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 12:48:44 MDT 2013

This is clearly an area with different points of view.  I have heard
arguments against installing a shoulder belt with the attachment point well
below your shoulder.  I believe the concern is spinal compression though
one could also ponder the wisdom of being strapped in an upright position
in one of these cars (w/o a roll bar).


On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Greg Lemon <glemon at neb.rr.com> wrote:

> The TR250 and 6 mounted the lap belt on the top of the wheel well behind
> the seats, I don't know what kind of bracing or reinforcement they may have
> used underneath.  The location is not ideal in my opinion, as it has to
> come up and around the seat, and, at least on me, tends to slide off my
> shoulder since not coming from point higher than my shoulder, it is
> actually kind of a pain, especially with the top down, as it sort or has to
> squeeze between the seat and the convertible top or boot cover.  If you
> know someone who has a TR6 I would ask to take a look at the setup in one
> of those as the inner tub is laid out the same.
> Greg Lemon
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