Vanning.com logo
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
95 G30 Tow Project.
by Don_F. July 17th 2019 10:42 am
TABLES! Share some info pics please.
by kursed. July 17th 2019 8:49 am
Dr. Bob's Jokes Thread
by newkirkinc1. July 17th 2019 7:24 am
Boogie Van House Light
by newkirkinc1. July 17th 2019 7:23 am
6=8 slant six package deal from Clifford
by Meanmachine. July 17th 2019 5:43 am
WILD CHERRY lives !
by mikehowell. July 17th 2019 1:53 am
1987 Dodge B250
by Deathorvictory. July 16th 2019 10:53 pm
84 G20 LS Swap Project
by Deathorvictory. July 16th 2019 10:43 pm
help ASAP!!
by maples01. July 16th 2019 10:18 pm
Butler-Colonial Days 1776, Labor Day Weekend, Butler PA
by Jeff_Barnhart. July 16th 2019 10:10 pm
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Seatbelt #746397
March 19th 2019 8:31 pm
March 19th 2019 8:31 pm
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
Stupid Ford, WTF made those fools decide instead of using a nylon belt on the buckle, use a steel cable, this is the second time it's broken and I'm mad, they should have replaced it the first time it happened, it was not yet 5 years old, it's a safety issue, poor design! Meanwhile my 1973 still has its faded factory belts, yeah, steel cable was so much a better idea. I need a new buckle, and I'll be damned if I put it back the way it was, there has to be one from a swivel seat I could use. I need to get it fixed because it's the only vehicle I have that takes passengers, I am about to get surgery for a baclofen pump, no drivers side seatbelt now.


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]



Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #746400
March 19th 2019 9:36 pm
March 19th 2019 9:36 pm
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 14,344
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 14,344
Van Diego California


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #746404
March 20th 2019 1:52 am
March 20th 2019 1:52 am
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
I'm not looking to replace it all, just the buckle, the one in my van is specific to the belt, those are the wide early style. I had hoped I had the ones to my quick release bases, all I have are what goes in the floor for the rear bench, far too long for my use up front, there has to be some in a conversion van on the rear captains chairs.


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]



Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #746415
March 20th 2019 9:24 am
March 20th 2019 9:24 am
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 8,762
Georgia, USA
CatFish Offline
carpal tunnel
CatFish  Offline
carpal tunnel
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 8,762
Georgia, USA
I'll dig through my stuff Mark, but I think I tossed all the old belts I had from PaP.


Deja Poo

Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #746433
March 20th 2019 8:03 pm
March 20th 2019 8:03 pm
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
I think the truck buckle is a direct fit, found one on ebay, guy is on vacation, so I can't get it, not so much of a special mount it seems, just requires a short belt. Thanks Catfish, this sure brings to light that I might outta sell the 73 and try and get something that doesn't require removal of the passenger seat, and this time, power steering is a must.

Last edited by maples01; March 20th 2019 8:04 pm.

[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]



Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #747656
April 25th 2019 12:37 am
April 25th 2019 12:37 am
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
I had to swap the seatbelt electrical connector, the truck has the ends swapped, van buckle warning light connector is a female, trucks is male, I believe this is done on purpose so you can't just swap it, but seeing as how 2 originals have broken I am certain they are a poor choice, extremely hazardous for my health, no way would I ever trust the stock buckle since they just snap out without warning or pulling on them. I have several retractable shoulder belts, I could upgrade the 73 with one.


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]



Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #747757
April 28th 2019 6:10 pm
April 28th 2019 6:10 pm
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
My belt swap is a failure, damn van belt wont lock in the truck buckle, I hate this van and am considering getting rid of it, the buckles can't be trusted, Ford should be ashamed over this, I am pissed I will have to spend $80 on something I know is gonna break, I have no faith of it holding in the event of an accident!


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]



Re: Seatbelt [Re: maples01] #750690
Yesterday at 10:10 PM
Yesterday at 10:10 PM
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
maples01 Offline OP
pooh-bah
maples01  Offline OP
pooh-bah
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 3,466
Maryville, TN
BTW anyone considering a 97+ Econoline, the 2 front seats use different buckles and are very expensive to replace, I am left with only one option, a key ring D-ring, pathetic garbage.


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]




Moderated by  Astro, Uncle_Fester 

Donate


Upcoming Events
discovery
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 1 guest and 2 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Jlynn2303, DivaD, verminator, Mikeburkey, astarfitter
11021 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
frscke1 42
kursed 41
NEmery 41
Forum Statistics
Forums68
Topics36,096
Posts522,118
Members11,021
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1