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Paul D
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Seatbelts

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Looking into buying/fitting lap seatbelts to 1974 Australian. Were’s the best place to buy? And also any tips/pictures on fitting? Please.

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The holes for the mounting bolts (always 7/16 UNF) should aready be in place in the body, one bolt each side of the 'transmission' tunnel, and one in each side wall behind the front seats. I think originally they were fitted with seatbelts that had loose straps on both ends, but its probably easier to use the type that have flexible stalks on the inner end.

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Re: Seatbelts

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Thanks for the info Tim.
I have seen the holes with captive nuts but wasn’t sure so guessing these are the ones. 👍🏼
Still finding it hard to find a pair of original rear seats.

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If you’re planning on lap belts, and unless you fit a “roll cage” that’s what you’ll have to do. There’s a lot of choice if you Google “rear seat lap belts.
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Paul D wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:28
Still finding it hard to find a pair of original rear seats.
Yep, you will, the vast majority of Australian Mokes were two seaters. The low-back tube framed seats were used in early Australian Mokes - mostly as front seats - but they bolt straight in at the back, with clearance to fold the top down.

Most of the rear seats here are aftermarket.

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Over shoulder seat belts require a roll cage for connection/installation.
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