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Old 03-11-2009, 08:47 AM   #1
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Flapping Seatbelts

I love driving my Jeep with the top down. When I do however, I can hear the rear seatbelts flapping a ton. Not only is this REALY annoying while driving, i worry that it may damage the belts in some way. Aside from taking them off, has anyone found a way to keep them from flaping like that?

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Old 03-11-2009, 08:50 AM   #2
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I just wrap them up neatly w/ some nylon teathers.

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I picked up some adhesive Velcro and stuck the two sticky sides together so that I could wrap them around the seatbelt and the rollbar. This allows me to easily adjust them when needed.
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I used those small bungee cords with a ball on the end to keep theem fromm flapping.
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I used those small bungee cords with a ball on the end to keep theem fromm flapping.
^^^ Same here, the little bungee's work great.
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Old 03-11-2009, 11:30 AM   #6
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i use zip-ties around the rollbar
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:23 PM   #7
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REI sells perfect length velcro straps for secureing gear to a backpack.
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:24 PM   #8
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I got some elastic straps with velcro on them from my local outdoor store. They're made for securing bundles of climbing ropes. They're 2" wide and work perfectly for keeping those seatbelts from flapping. I keep them on all the time and now I don't have to listen to my seatbelts as I'm tooling down the road. Oh, they were only around $8, so they're cheap.
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I use the ball gag I put in my wifes mouth! HA HA HA!!!!
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let them flap .. hey its a jeep !! u got to be used to noises :P hehe
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I use the ball gag I put in my wifes mouth! HA HA HA!!!!
WAAAAYYYYY too much info!!!!
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WAAAAYYYYY too much info!!!!
I thought we were all family!
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You can see my 2" Velcro straps in this pic:

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I bought a set of these to keep mine from flapping. Bought a set for my brother for his birthday....



Below is a set:

eBay Motors: JEEP Padded Seat Belt Shoulder Pads (item 320338211199 end time Apr-05-09 11:46:20 PDT)
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:17 PM   #16
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I thought we were all family!
i don't need to know this about anyone in my family.
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electrical or duct tape!
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I thought we were all family!
I thought it was a family forum not were all family.
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let them flap .. hey its a jeep !! u got to be used to noises :P hehe
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Simple, I permanently removed my rear seat and rear seat belts. But about that ball gag...
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Jerry I've seen many posts from you on Jeep sites but never saw "that" side of you.

...I'm shocked!!!
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ok well i use my rear seat often with top down and doors off... if u put a bungee cord will it effect the usage of pulling the seatbelt.. whats best way to strap em from flapping but still be able to use the seat belts normally.. it doesnt bother me im the driver but id like to be a little more courteous to my rear seat passengers since there already taking a beating with the wind
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I just buckled my rear seat belts into the seat. Seems to be enough tension on the belts to stop the flapping so far.

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Jerry I've seen many posts from you on Jeep sites but never saw "that" side of you.

...I'm shocked!!!
Once in a while he ziiiiiiiiings one in there.

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