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Old 04-16-2002, 02:19 PM
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Does anyone know anything about installing seatbelts w/ shoulder straps into a '68 El Camino/Chevelle/Malibu?

I just bought a Camino and it's belts are torn up and can't be used. I could replace them with lap belts, but I'd like to go all the way with the shoulder harness. In particular I need some information on safe place mounting places. Any info would be helpfull. Thanks.

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as far as the lap belt goes im sure you know you can just mount it where the stock one went. im by no means an expert in this field but from a practacle stadpoint..if i were involved in this project id recomend attaching one end of the shoulder harness to the rear seat bracket and bringing it up over the seat. of course youll have to measure it and if you have one of those spring loaded return boxes for it you might have to make a bracket to give it enuff clearance. just a thought.
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i've seen this done, both belts were bolted where the original lap belt was behind the seat, had a carrier strap bolted right behind the top of the door, into the heavy part of the pillar where the door closed, much like the pick ups have. it wasn't a real good setup, awkward to get into, straps in the way of the door closin, might take some finesse to get it right.
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