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Old 25 Sep 2017, 06:50 (Ref:3769684)   #1
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Chef Sandown Seatbelts Illegal?

Some chat of tampered seatbelts doing the rounds at the minute.

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Old 25 Sep 2017, 07:03 (Ref:3769685)   #2
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Old 25 Sep 2017, 07:36 (Ref:3769689)   #3
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Oh wow, that could have serious ramifications.
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Old 25 Sep 2017, 21:21 (Ref:3769808)   #4
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Any eagle eyes see what car it was during the telecast?
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 10:00 (Ref:3769885)   #5
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Some chat of tampered seatbelts doing the rounds at the minute.

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...just in case it should disappear...

Wonder why it hasn't been picked up anywhere else?
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 10:21 (Ref:3769888)   #6
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Dunno. It's weird.

Mr Noonan was posed the question this evening, I've noticed. He appeared to be unaware of it.
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 17:45 (Ref:3769988)   #7
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I think I can recall either RBR or Walkinshaw having this seatbelt setup.

It had the left shoulder and left lap belts already connected to the centre release latch.

Actually, it was shown when SvG got into his car for the final stint. I don't have the facilities to check, can someone confirm or tell me I'm dreaming?
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 19:08 (Ref:3769994)   #8
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Is rubberdown the only source?
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Old 28 Sep 2017, 09:10 (Ref:3770241)   #9
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Old 28 Sep 2017, 09:27 (Ref:3770244)   #10
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I had been told today by someone who re-watched sandown that it was a triple 8 car.

This seems to confirm that. Did triple 8 get caught out by forgetting that the rules changed last year
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Old 28 Sep 2017, 11:49 (Ref:3770267)   #11
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Article above confirms it is #97
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Old 28 Sep 2017, 12:03 (Ref:3770270)   #12
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Is loosely tethering two belts at their buckles with a breakable zip-tie, considered a modification to the belts and their function?

Perhaps, but I don't feel it warrants anything more than a strong recommendation not to do it.
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Old 28 Sep 2017, 22:15 (Ref:3770391)   #13
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I think they're saying it's illegal by FIA standards, not CAMS, so who knows how that gets interpreted
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Old 29 Sep 2017, 00:30 (Ref:3770410)   #14
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They have been told to remove the approval tag so it must be something more permanent than a simple zip-tie or two.
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Old 29 Sep 2017, 09:40 (Ref:3770489)   #15
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So if the zip tie holds the buckle in so that when released it does not come out of the catch,
surely the mechanism inside still releases it unless it has been modified internally.

So if you put the belts back on and don't push in that one buckle because it is already in there,
do you bet your life or someone else's that it is still in the catch correctly
and wont come out in a crash.????
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