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Old 02-07-2006, 02:25 PM
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does that reinforcement have to be welded in?
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Old 02-07-2006, 02:29 PM
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No, it does not need to be welded in. The eyebolt or bolt holds it securely to the underbody.


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Old 02-07-2006, 02:40 PM
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ok...here's a dumb question.
How do I lift up and remove the rear seat cushion?

I've tried pushing back and then lifting up, I've tried lifting straight up, I've tried doing one end at a time.....I can't budge the thing.

What's the secret? Do I have to remove the arm rests on the sides first? It doesn't look like I should...

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Old 02-07-2006, 03:08 PM
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No the arm rests do not need to be removed.

Just push in the lowest part of the seat between the legs of the imaginary passengers. It should then just lift up and out.

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I looked at the seat belt illustration and it says the front belts should have some sort of restraining loop.
Do you know if anyone makes this part?

Also, what belt lengths should I order for the front and back belts?

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Old 02-07-2006, 05:05 PM
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I see that retraining loop part on the seat. I do not think anyone makes that. I think you may need to make it yourself. I don't know what it is made of.

I will check the belts I ordered this week, to see what size they are.

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>You are correct, that the original style had a cloth to
>metal junction, not metal to metal. I have not seen the
>original style in person. I think they are very rare.
>

>These Andover seatbelts are as close as you can get now.
>They definitely look period and not out of place. I chose
>the shiny chrome finish ones with the sister hooks and loop
>anchors for my 1960 . They are way better than the ones that
>are directly bolted to the floor that many of the T-Bird
>dealers sell.
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>Even if you do get original seeatbelts, you might want to
>use Andover for fresh hardware such as the anchor bolts and
>reinforcements.

Well this much i have found out,. Snakeoyl products will do a complete Re-Furbish of any bucles you have and a total re-web of Original Seat belts. NOT cheap about 150.00 per but it IS the original material that they have and will dye any color you need. I have seen some belts on ebay go for over 300.per pair...which i was prepared to spend.
A much of my car..is original i want to find the REAL THING...
Andover "looks" good for what is out there, in fact the closest looking buckle to what i have seen so far, just doesnt work the same way.. Looks like of anyone does NOT have a pair it is SWAP MEET city here i come every week......
Let me know out there if anyone has anythign
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Here is the SSnake-oyl company for seatbelt restoration for you all

http://www.ssnake-oyl.com/
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Ok you got to love this one,,,,,,

Check this out

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...RK%3AMEWA%3AIT

HE HAS A RESERVE OF $800.00 Is this guy out of it or what???
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I would say that is a little steep, considering rewebbing seatbelts cost much less.

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