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72 Seat belts (1/3)
 2/16/23 2:45pm
blu72
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Pasadena, MD - USA

Vette(s):
72 Coupe L48 4 sp Air Tilt Leather


Joined: 6/16/2004
Posts: 285

I got all 4 retractors out yesterday and searching for the best way to go fix'n them up. 

Only 4 busted bolts. Seats are gross.

The budget can handle pretty much anything as far as this goes. 

Looking at:

Snake-Oyl

Andover restraints

Seatbelts plus

Corvette Seat Belts and Classics

Some offer rebuilds of originals. some offer outright new items. 

I'm leaning in the direction of refurbish my set, I would like to go original, but don't need show quality.   

 



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Bruce
72 Coupe L48 4sp
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Re: 72 Seat belts (2/3)
 2/22/23 12:52pm
Num1shermGold Member
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Vette(s):
1972 LT1 Coupe (Steel Cities Gray w/Deluxe Saddle interior)


Joined: 9/21/2021
Posts: 7

I was very happy with the shoulder belts that SnaakeOyl made for me - along with NCRS-qualifying labels. But it was a big expense and took much longer to get than I had planned. In the end, still happy with the belts, but just know what you're getting yourself in to as far as fabrication time and cost. Good luck!

Re: 72 Seat belts (3/3)
 2/22/23 1:50pm
TonyCGold Member
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1980 Coupe, Black exterior, oyster interior.


Joined: 11/14/2006
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I also used Ssnake-Oyl to restore all belts on my 1980.  They still look great today.  Cost is a bit more, time was not an issue when I had them restored, but I don't recall it being excessive. The webbing was in bad shape, but that was all replaced and came out like new.  

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