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Old 02-27-2021, 07:53 PM   #176
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Re: Restoring OEM Seatbelts

Completed a set of Charcoal Black seatbelts for a customer. Throughly cleaned and restored. Buckles disassembled for cleaning and lubrication, so they function properly. Rust removed from the mounts. Retractor mechanisms cleaned & lubed also.
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Old 03-01-2021, 09:00 PM   #177
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Mystic Seatbelts

These were restored for someone. Not FOR SALE.
Throughly cleaned & dyed. New buckle emblems & upper anchor covers. Rust removed from the mounts.
Check out the Before and After pics.
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Old 03-01-2021, 09:03 PM   #178
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Old 03-08-2021, 09:36 PM   #179
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weasle, I tried to reply to your PM, but it would not send. It said your PM are full.
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Old 03-11-2021, 01:52 PM   #180
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Just completed a set of Mahogany belts for a board member. Also did a set of visors for him.
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Old 03-11-2021, 02:05 PM   #181
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TK, as usual, Awesome!!

Is that mirror a new one or were you able to clean up the original?

Keep em coming!
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Old 03-11-2021, 09:05 PM   #182
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TK, as usual, Awesome!!

Is that mirror a new one or were you able to clean up the original?

Keep em coming!
The mirror is the original. I cleaned and polished it. It was better, but not perfect.
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Old 03-11-2021, 09:19 PM   #183
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Disassembled some buckles this evening, for through cleaning. Ever wonder why your buckles donít work properly?
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Old 03-12-2021, 07:19 PM   #184
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So after some through cleaning, scrubbing and soaking. Here are some after pics of the dirty, filthy, rusty buckles in the above post.
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Old 03-15-2021, 06:48 PM   #185
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Looking to get three point belts in the middle row of my 83 suburban...to replace just lap belts. I found the retractor part on eBay....but not the female buckle ends...
Will 1990 male belts fit into 1983 female belt buckles?
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Old 03-15-2021, 09:27 PM   #186
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Looking to get three point belts in the middle row of my 83 suburban...to replace just lap belts. I found the retractor part on eBay....but not the female buckle ends...
Will 1990 male belts fit into 1983 female belt buckles?
Plastic buckles will only take the longer & more narrow male end of the retractor side. Pic 1
Metal buckles will only take the shorter & wider make end. Pic 2
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Old 03-15-2021, 09:32 PM   #187
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Just completed another set of Mahogany. These were fully restored and got New Emblems and New Buckle Covers.
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Old 03-16-2021, 10:53 AM   #188
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No green. Thought for shure I'd see some green. I got green ones id love to see restored.
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Old 03-16-2021, 09:23 PM   #189
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No green. Thought for shure I'd see some green. I got green ones id love to see restored.
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Old 03-16-2021, 10:04 PM   #190
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Thanks scrolled right passd them. They look good. Think I going to go with black thou.
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Old 03-16-2021, 10:12 PM   #191
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Thanks scrolled right passd them. They look good. Think I going to go with black thou.
Those were done in the 78 Green. Thereís several shades of green, based on the year.
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Old 03-17-2021, 07:25 AM   #192
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[QUOTE=TKCR;8895356]Those were done in the 78 Green. Thereís several shades of green, based on the year.[/QUOTE yep I only have the one green 1981 green. But it gave me an idea on how they would look.
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Old 03-17-2021, 09:24 AM   #193
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Those were done in the 78 Green. Thereís several shades of green, based on the year.[/QUOTE yep I only have the one green 1981 green. But it gave me an idea on how they would look.
The greens are hard to find, almost as hard as the Charcoal Black. Difference with your 81 green, itís a lot lighter that the 78 green. And they should have Metal Buckles, which is nice. A lot of times the plastic buckles have sun rot, which those did have some.
I did a seat once in the 81 green, this will give you a better idea of what that shade of green looks like. The vinyl and the seatbelt bezel plastic is the best representation of the 81 green.
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Old 03-17-2021, 01:50 PM   #194
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The greens are hard to find, almost as hard as the Charcoal Black. Difference with your 81 green, itís a lot lighter that the 78 green. And they should have Metal Buckles, which is nice. A lot of times the plastic buckles have sun rot, which those did have some.
I did a seat once in the 81 green, this will give you a better idea of what that shade of green looks like. The vinyl and the seatbelt bezel plastic is the best representation of the 81 green.
That seat looks just like the original one it had. Except in way better shape.lol. looks realy good and comfy
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Old 03-20-2021, 08:23 PM   #195
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This restored set of Charcoal Black. Replaced the push button emblem with new.
Going all the way to Hawaii!
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Old 03-20-2021, 09:26 PM   #196
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This restored set of Charcoal Black. Replaced the push button emblem with new.
Going all the way to Hawaii!
Wow, those do look black (it may just be the photos) but both my 84 and 87s with charcoal interior are a true dark grey.

As always, great work!
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Old 03-20-2021, 09:39 PM   #197
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Wow, those do look black (it may just be the photos) but both my 84 and 87s with charcoal interior are a true dark grey.

As always, great work!
You are correct. The webbing is black. They want the casings to be black, to match their interiors, that are black. Now when I did my Charcoal Black belts, I did the casings in Charcoal, to match my Charcoal interior.
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Old 03-30-2021, 08:32 PM   #198
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Completed these Burgundy belts for someone. Through cleaning and freshening up. I did find a broken piece that hold the counter balance. That would explain why the one retractor wasnít working the way it should. Got it replaced with a good one, that wasnít broke.
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Old 03-30-2021, 08:40 PM   #199
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Completed a set of Blue belts for someone. These guys were dirty. The webbing was stiff from years of muck build up on the webbing. Mounts were rusty. Buckle emblems were pretty worn, so those were replaced with new ones.
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Old 03-30-2021, 08:45 PM   #200
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And here are the After Pics!
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