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Ralph:
Hi all, in the intrests of safety i would like to install 3 point seat belts in the wifes 66 vert, is there a thread on a how to, on this site or could someone suggest another thread to checkout??
                      cheers Ralph

66GTKFB:
Ralph,
  I put a three point set in the front of my 66 hardtop over ten years ago, same scenerio - women. It's not difficult but that installation required additional spacers at the floor and a large plate for stress under the car for the retractor. At the upper rear of the door frame is a "roller" for the belt to be drawn over the driver/passenger to the center "hump". That requires a 7/16 inch hole and a couple of pop rivets. At the center, if you have a console, you might need an extender for that short section of belt. Somewhere I've got pictures of the "roller" installation but I got to filter thru several hundred to find them. It cost me about $225 US and the price seems to be the same today. You can find almost everything you need from newer cars except the "roller" section. With a convertible's additional body bracing at the floor, the retractor will be a couple of inches further in than my hardtop but should not overly restrict access to the rear seat.
Jim

Ralph:
Thanks for the info Jim , probably a job best left to the experts , any modifications on a lefthand drive car over here must comply with our Dept of Transport rulings and the car is then fitted with a modification plate , if not fitted your insurance company will void any claims in an accident situation !! Still its better than being injured!! We have quite a few specialists near us that deal with American imports so i will go down that route,
                   
                                thanks again Ralph  8)




Soaring:
The only thing I know, is that on a vert, the top point goes into the "A" pillar just behind the seat. 

66GTKFB:
Ralph,
  You are a victim of too much government, which is what we are fighting against in the USof A.
Picture 1 - The plate in the right hand door pillar.
Picture 2 - Inside view with belt pivot/roller.
Picture 3 - Protectice cover open showing the nylon lock nut.
Jim

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