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Old 01-15-2015, 08:38 AM   #1
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3 Point Seatbelt - how to fix

I have a Bostrom Talladega 915 seat that has a 2 point lapbelt which is not legal in the UK - it has to be a 3 point belt (with the belt coming from a high mount point, over the chest to the connector and then back over the lap.



Has anyone else tried to fit a 3 point belt? I either have to fix the third point near the head of the seat - will strip off cover to see if there is anywhere secure to mount it, or will have to mount on the frame just behind the driver - I was going to take out two of these bolts and fabricate a bracket that presents a flat surface to bolt the third point (the belt reel)



Anyone else tried fitting a 3 point belt?
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Old 01-15-2015, 09:07 AM   #2
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All new buses have a three point seat belt mounted exactly like you are proposing.

I would think the parts required to mount a 3-point belt would be available Blue Bird, IC, or Thomas.

I know new seat belts are available. I can't imagine why the mounting hardware wouldn't be available as well.
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I'm going to get this bracket made up by my local Blacksmith and attach the bus frame. Will grind off the top two existing bolts - the nuts are welded on! and replace with M12 bolts



The bottom hole will hold the inertia reel and the top hole the double=back bracket.
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This is the mounting I made to fit a 3 point belt. I used 5mm steel rather than 4mm.
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