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Those with Racing Seats #67544 Dec 10, 3:10pm Dec 10, 3:10pm
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Is this possible to keep/use your stock seats belts with racing seats. I though that the seat belt holder was part of the seat. I will be getting some racing seats soon. Thanks for your info.

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Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67545 Dec 10, 3:12pm Dec 10, 3:12pm
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Yes it is. That's tony's car and he uses his stock belts.

Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67546 Dec 10, 3:14pm Dec 10, 3:14pm
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Is their any special modifications I need to do???

Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67547 Dec 10, 3:40pm Dec 10, 3:40pm
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not to the seabelts...you will need sliders for the seat though.

Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67548 Dec 10, 4:07pm Dec 10, 4:07pm
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Why? a nice harness only will run you 100.


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Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: Death] #67549 Dec 10, 4:38pm Dec 10, 4:38pm
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If you install the harness without a functional roll cage, you pose a great risk of breaking your back if your car flips over. If your car flips over, and you have those harnesses on tight, the roof may cave in and come in hard on your head causing spinal cord injury. With the stock seat belts you would be able to tilt your body/neck/back to the side to prevent spinal injury. If you still want to install these harnesses, make sure you mount them at the same level of your shoulders or near to it.

Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67550 Dec 10, 4:42pm Dec 10, 4:42pm
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yep, I'm using my stock seat belts with my Corbeau seats... racing harnesses are there too but for show cool


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Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #67551 Dec 10, 5:56pm Dec 10, 5:56pm
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If you install the harness without a functional roll cage, you pose a great risk of breaking your back if your car flips over. If your car flips over, and you have those harnesses on tight, the roof may cave in and come in hard on your head causing spinal cord injury. With the stock seat belts you would be able to tilt your body/neck/back to the side to prevent spinal injury. If you still want to install these harnesses, make sure you mount them at the same level of your shoulders or near to it.
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i never had thought of that but it does make sense. very informative thumbsup

Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67552 Dec 10, 6:00pm Dec 10, 6:00pm
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using stock seatbelts w/ sparco torinos thumbsup


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Re: Those with Racing Seats [Re: 02KaminariGT] #67553 Dec 10, 6:20pm Dec 10, 6:20pm
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there should be a hole with a screw on the rail and is meant to hld you stock seatbelt socket thing. but relining seats should have that on the side.


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