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Offline WNMCJ

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1969 Seat belts
« on: September 25, 2018, 04:17:32 pm »
I recently replaced the floor in my 69 CJ and am trying to sort out the seat belt situation. I have a variety of belts which have not been installed in the car for many years.
I believe I have the correct belts for the rear seats with both sides of the belt (buckle and insert)
I have the shoulder belts which mount on the headliner with the proper plastic receiver and the hanger straps for the headliner hook.
I have both re-tractors mounted to the rocker outside of the buckets

Then I have 2 short independent short belts (which look quite short for the front seats to mount to the tunnel)
I also have one combined belt which is joined at the floor mount flange
 and has 1 longer and 1 shorter belt with a buckle.
I believe this combined belt should be the actual belt for each front bucket to attach the shoulder and the lap belt.
Am I missing another combined belt?

Have searched the web and there appears to be very little info on original  seat belts, other than a ton of 3pt conversion kit info .

Need some input from someone that has an original belt set up in their car. Thanks
1969 Mach 1 428CJ R
2011  5.0 Convertible

Offline Brian Conway

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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2018, 04:44:23 pm »
Picture of the front ' combined ' female ends.  Brian
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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2018, 11:30:50 am »
Thanks Brian
This is what I thought is the correct belt for the front. I assume the one buckle is for the lap belt and the second is for the separate shoulder belt.

I would assume that each front bucket has one of these combined belt. Correct?
 
1969 Mach 1 428CJ R
2011  5.0 Convertible

Offline Brian Conway

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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2018, 12:23:31 pm »
Yes and yes.
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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2018, 04:23:13 pm »
Thanks Brian
So the next question is does anyone out there know whether anyone is making these as reproduction or have a spare original they would like to sell. I need one for he other bucket. Thanks
1969 Mach 1 428CJ R
2011  5.0 Convertible

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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2018, 09:58:16 am »
Thanks Brian
So the next question is does anyone out there know whether anyone is making these as reproduction or have a spare original they would like to sell. I need one for he other bucket. Thanks

Should be pretty easy to find a good used belt.  These are very common.  There are also a few places that restore these belts and will be able to match the date code on the label if that is important to you.

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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2018, 08:49:19 am »
I think I saw one sold on eBay before.

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Re: 1969 Seat belts
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2018, 06:06:26 am »
An outfit called Python restorations restored my ‘69 Mach1 belts and rechromed them, and put matching date labels on them. Not cheap but superb work. They will have spares.