update: ive been wearing the finished product of this concept (in brown) at work (5 days a week) for the past several months. it works well, and i like how unique it is. i get one of two reactions from people who see it: 1) they think it is really neat/creative/cool etc., or 2) they think it is weird and give me a strange look. i dont really care what the #2 people think, so i continue to wear it. ive actually made a second belt out of a nicer condition buckle for use for everyday use where it wont get as beat up.
here is a photo of me wearing it with my Utilikilt
Originally Posted by aburritt
i need one of these old style seatbelts for my rebuild on my 1961. While It's not stock for my vintage its the only mod I'm doing to it to add a little safety. If anyone has one of these old liftgate style seatbelts with the jeep logo they could sell me is appreciate it!
i have three of these vintage Jeep liftgate seatbelt buckles. two are the ones pictured in the above photos with the upturned lifting edge. the third has a lifting edge that is flush with the rest of the liftgate (perhaps an older design?).
i also have one original, Alofs Life Gard, "Manufactured 1965" fabric webbing belt in fair condition... it is a tan/khaki color with some staining but may be able to be dyed to a desired color. it has the original metal attachment brackets as well, some surface rust. some assembly required (i.e., stitching) to make this belt usable.
you might be able to convince me to let go of a buckle and/or the webbing fabric belt... shoot me a PM if youre interested.