Tue, 24 Aug 2004 16:26:21 -0400
Sound engineering is "Naderism?" Get real, Bill.
Bill Hubbell wrote:
> More Naderism. Who are we kidding. If you are really so concerned about
> safety we shouldn't even be driving these 40 year old cars --- or should we?
> As for me, I will continue to enjoy driving my Corvairs with nothing more
> than they were equipped with by the factory --- Love that 1964 solid
> steering shaft!!
> Bill Hubbell
> ? Just be aware that in order to make the belts function in a crash the
> ? way they are supposed to do, the floor has to be reinforced adequately.
> ? Kent has done a good job on his car, but until a real-world destructive
> ? crash test is conducted, the reinforcement adequacy is purely an
> ? educated guess. Question is, would you bet your life on what you
> ? install? Because a poorly thought out job could be even more dangerous,
> ? rather than safer.
> ? I used to do engineering testing in a research lab, and on at least one
> ? occasion this included a seat belt pull test.
> ? -Mark
> ? Stephen Upham wrote:
> ?? I have always liked the idea of the Sebring convertible seats because
> ?? of the fact that they come with their own shoulder belt that is
> ?? integrated with the seat-back.
> ?? See: The Chrysler Cure
> ?? Go to Kent Sullivan's website. www.corvairkid.com
> ?? and look at the Chrysler seats he put in his LM.
> ?? Stephen Upham