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#1 ehdave

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Posted 29 November 2009 - 08:16 AM

Hey guys, has any one here fitted retractable seatbelts to the rear off a torana sedan? I was wondering what type I could use and how hard it would be to fit them as I just bought a uc sl sedan and discovered that the seatbelts are too short to fit a booster seat for a kid in, so I am considering fitting retractables for safetys sake as the only other option I can think of is getting a custom longer seatbelt made.
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Posted 29 November 2009 - 11:56 AM

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put retractables in my lh. used hj-hz rear selt belts.
the belts have to go over the passengers collar bone and not around their neck! so they ended up very close to the pillars therefore i couldn't use the reel covers but after i've tinted the windows, no-one will notice.(plus they match the front ones that have no cover on them anyway!)
engineer said to use a 3"x 2" 3mm plate with captive(welded)nut on the underside of the parcel shelf between the inner gaurd and the boot hinge. this can be held on with epoxy or silastic as once its done up it wont move.
the hardest part was trying to find a drilling combination to drill the holes.(if you have the rear screen out i dont think this would be a hassle).
i had the rear screen in so used a right angle drill with this drill bit Posted Image

mark the centre of your 3x2 plate.
drill out plate and weld nut to plate.
remove the rear seat.
remove speakers, parcel shelf and underfelt.
empty the boot.
Contortionist time...no 1
get in the boot and using your 2x3 plate as a template, push it into the corner made by the inner gaurd and back seat panel(remember, you need it as close to the pillar so that the belt goes over your passengers shoulder and not around their neck) mark the hole.
with your right angle drill , drill through the parcel shelf from below(the screen is in the way from above).
do the same on the other side.
put some white paint on the locating lug at the front of the reels and dummy fit them so you have a second drilling point.
remove reels and drill locating hole from top using right angled drill.
refit parcel shelf and mark holes to be drilled.
remove parcel shelf and drill holes in it.
refit underfelt and parcel shelf.
contortionist time...no 2 (WORSE)
put reel and bolt in
get in boot
cover the underside of your plate with silastic or epoxy and offer it up to the bolt((if you can get someone to help here it makes life a lot easier)if you've got speaker holes it makes it a little easier))tighten the bolt.
to tighten the bolt, (i used a ratchet with a uni joint on the socket.window gets in the way) pull the belt all the way out so the socket fits on the bolt,(you'll see what i mean)... tighten.
release belt.
refit seat back
fit seatbelt buckles
refit seat base
check operation
refit speakers.

a pain in the arse job, but to know your kids are safe....

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Posted 29 November 2009 - 02:49 PM

Thanks for that sl308 thats a huge help, looks like a really neat and safe setup. I was considering fitting a centre retractable lap/sash as well while I'm at it, will have to see how I go.
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Posted 29 November 2009 - 02:56 PM

hey mate i have fitted new seat belts into my lj torana get them from rare spares as a kit.
only problem you will also have is that you need a mod plate with them. so be carefull if you get pulled over by cops. they can sting you if you dont have a mod plate.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:51 PM

digging up an old thread here.
I’m required to install retractable belts for engineering, are these reproduction rear retractable seatbelts to suit kingswood?

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:54 PM

There are a few people selling seatbelts. I used seatbelt solutions for my Torana.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 09:20 PM

Was that for retractable rear belts?
NCOP states retractable belts are required on all outboard seats when installing a performance motor.
I’m putting a 308 in a UC and since they were only 6 bangers have to follow all performance motor upgrade rules!

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:16 PM

Yes, retractable on all four corners, made with original style buckles

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:52 AM

Yep ..agree with Tony..checkout their site in business dicussion up top of page.there belts are certified..ive seen a guy put the retractable under the parcel shelf for more stealth and neater look.

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Posted 10 November 2018 - 03:14 PM

There is almost certainly a belt from the Klippan catalogue that will work for your install.
I have used them to put retractable belts in the front of both my LJs.

Had to put them in the blue one for street rod approval. It’s a pretty easy job so did it to the yellow car too.



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