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Old 01-16-2013, 06:18 PM   #1
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seat belt questions

ok, so I bought my jeep without the buckles for the rear seats. I had the belts but no buckles. one belt froze up and died, so i have the other, but my front passenger side is beginning to not retract. could I take the belt from the back and it fit the front buckle? and whats a reasonable brand seatbelt (or junkyard find) to replace the rear belts and buckles?

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:42 PM   #2
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side note, none of my local junkyards have wranglers, or even later model xj's. would a Dakota's seatbelts work?

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:44 PM   #3
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If your worried enough to ask just go to the dealer and get a new one. A junkyard seat belt is as good as no seat belt IMO.
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I'm about to put harnesses in mine if your willing to wait like 1 or 2 weeks you pay for shipping and can have mine
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:13 PM   #5
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I'm about to put harnesses in mine if your willing to wait like 1 or 2 weeks you pay for shipping and can have mine
thanks for the offer, but I need them by this weekend
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:15 PM   #6
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If your worried enough to ask just go to the dealer and get a new one. A junkyard seat belt is as good as no seat belt IMO.
the dealer wants 200 for the pair. I don't do business with dealers. why would a junkyard belt be no good? that doesn't make any sense. just like saying "I bought a used car, so i replaced the seat belts because they were used"
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the dealer wants 200 for the pair. I don't do business with dealers. why would a junkyard belt be no good? that doesn't make any sense. just like saying "I bought a used car, so i replaced the seat belts because they were used"
If the TJ was wrecked the seat belts may be stressed and not safe. I would never buy seatbelts from a wreck.
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:34 PM   #8
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If the TJ was wrecked the seat belts may be stressed and not safe. I would never buy seatbelts from a wreck.
a wreck and a junked jeep are 2 different things, many of the cars that are in the junkyards here are salvages. blown engine, broken diff, PO didn't have money, time, patients to fix. I wouldn't pull seatbelts from a wreck but a salvage, sure no problem.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:18 PM   #9
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so, does anybody know if a Dakota's belts & buckles will work?

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