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    I want to install seat belts but where & how do you mount one end of the seat belt ?

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    Originally posted by Ray Sullivent View Post
    I want to install seat belts but where & how do you mount one end of the seat belt ?
    Ray, you might want to do a search first, then if you don't get an answer, start another thread with this question.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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    • #3
      Hi Ray Sullivent
      I moved your post to a new thread. Each issue that you tackle should get a new clean posting or things get all discombobulated. Here is a seat belt Technical thread that may give you some ideas
      https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...lt-information
      3 ~ Tudor's
      Henry Ford said
      "It's all nuts and bolts"


      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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      • #4
        What is your model, coupe, sedan, etc? Many of us mount 2 point lap belts to the floors behind or under the seats. One can add large washers to spread out the load. (see Seat Belts Plus website for examples). I use 74" long belts for some 2 door and all 4 door sedans. The belt clamps can be usually concealed under bench seats. I've seen a sedan install where a 3 point lap belt upper clamp was installed to a custom angle thru the rear quarter upholst. curved panel to the body mating panels (seam) with a tang protruding outside the panel to receive the bolt but . (can't verify the strength or panel seam stresses induced).

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        • #5
          Ray Sullivent

          Ray you are a fairly new member here, and fresh in the hobby. Do you have this Les Andrews red book?

          Mitch

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          3 ~ Tudor's
          Henry Ford said
          "It's all nuts and bolts"


          Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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