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      Published on 01-28-2014 04:45 AM
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      The E30 M3 has become the most revered sibling of the M3 pedigree. With resale prices matching those of the E46 M3, obtaining and restoring an E30 M3 demands the greatest of patience and an impeccable attention to detail. Of particular interest to E30 aficionados are the red seat belts featured on the E30 M3 Sport Evolution models, which only debuted for the European market. While the Sport Evolution seat belts are now out of production, Gaphix Design Haus has the ability to produce limited quantities in a choice of colors. ...
      Published on 10-31-2013 04:22 PM
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      This next-generation of seat belt integrates pyrotechnics with the retractor mechanism. Prior to deployment of the vehicle's airbag, a signal is transmitted to the seat belt assembly which ignites a miniature gas chamber to propel a specialized piston. The linear motion from the piston is transformed into rotational motion within the retractor, causing the spool to reel-in the seat belt. Occurring at the blink of an eye, the seat belt aligns the body into an optimal position for reducing injury during an accident. ...