Daniel Julien wrote:
> causing Ken Streeter to wonder:
> > Does anybody know when the cutover from the "adjust it yourself" to
> > the inertia-style seatbelts happened in the TR6? Even the TRF
> > catalog doesn't seem to have any information on this, and I've
> > wondered what the "correct" style belts are on various models
> > of TR6.
> My '72 TR6 (manufactured Dec. 1971) had inertial reel-type belts when I
> bought it; I have no reason to believe they were not original to the car.
> This implies that either
> a) The change to inertial reel happened in early '72. (Is Bruce's car
> than mine?)
> b) One of us doesn't really have original belts.
> c) The change didn't take place at a single point in time/Commission No.
> As in many things Triumph, I suspect the last may be true here.
> Dan Julien
> '72 TR6 CC78709U (undergoing body transplant)
> Austin, Texas
Information I have suggests that the inertia reel belts were first
available in '72 as optional equipment, but became standard fare in '73
when the many changes to the car interior also occurred.
1972 TR6 (driver)
1970 Spitfire Mk.3 (under restoration)