1968 seat belts

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1968 seat belts

Postby kjacob » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:53 am

I have a '68 that only has the front seat belt retractors with the buckle, but the previous owner cut the belt harness that mounts to the floor. I have one part of the harness that has numbers on a tag "Robbins 1968 model #335" and a stamp "4F68" on it. It has the headliner belts paper-clipped to the roof, but I don't know how they exactly fit. Since I only have the two retractable belts with the male buckle, I don't know how they are supposed to work, which makes it hard to match up what I need for belts when I am searching online. I can't find anything based on those numbers, and the ones that do come up show the retractable belt going to a mount above the shoulder, which is not correct. Can someone take some photos of their seat belt setup in a '68 so I can piece this puzzle together? Also, if anyone has a source to pick up the belts, I would appreciate that too.

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Re: 1968 seat belts

Postby Otto Skorzeny » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:48 pm

There are companies that sell seat belts and some that will attach your old buckles to new webbing.

Since you don't have all the parts, I'd suggest rounding up a complete set of 4 used ones and utilize the hardware with new strap webbing.

Contact John Dorcy. He has a lot of 66-70 parts cars and may be able to help you. His contact info is in the Parts Information section at the bottom of the main page of this forum.

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