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Dec 10, 3:10pm - #67544 
Those with Racing Seats

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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Dec 10, 3:12pm - #67545 
Yes it is. That's tony's car and he uses his stock belts.

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Dec 10, 3:14pm - #67546 
Is their any special modifications I need to do???

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Dec 10, 3:40pm - #67547 
not to the seabelts...you will need sliders for the seat though.

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Dec 10, 4:07pm - #67548 
Why? a nice harness only will run you 100.


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Dec 10, 4:38pm - #67549 
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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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Dec 10, 4:42pm - #67550 
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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Dec 10, 5:56pm - #67551 
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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

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Dec 10, 6:00pm - #67552 
using stock seatbelts w/ sparco torinos thumbsup


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Dec 10, 6:20pm - #67553 
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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