View Full Version : rear chest seat belts?

02-09-2011, 12:49 AM
were they available in the 86/87 4th gens? i mean i do see them but they are usually in the coupes. this is the first time ive seen them in the hatch here in the u.s. but maybe i dont pay attention so much...

anyways i found a set in black of all colors in the local yards today, lets just say i couldnt leave without them.

heres what i grab from the yard today.

aside from the other stuff i grabbed

the side trim with the seatbelt hole already cut
the seatbelts themselves
the speaker grills with the slot for the belt
is all for the chest seatbelts.

im thinking a conversion this weekend. i wouldnt call these rare but really how many 4th gens do you see with chest belts in back instead of the lap belts?

02-10-2011, 02:42 AM
Huh, I dunno, my 88 'trac just has lap belts

02-10-2011, 02:55 AM
My '89 GT-S has shoulder belts in back. It's a coupe, not a hatch though.

02-10-2011, 03:17 AM
^ Sounds like it could well be a coupe thing

02-10-2011, 03:31 AM
I havent noticed what kinda belts I have but I think I have chest belts and liftback lol. I dont plan on having a back seat tho.

02-10-2011, 04:41 AM
what color are they? the ones i pulled dont retract right and im wanting these. so if your not wanting to use them then ill buy them from ya.

02-10-2011, 05:10 AM
You know they have to be mounted at just the right angle to retract properly, yes?

03-02-2011, 10:12 AM
nate, i found a chest seatbelts from a hatch, so it's not a coupe only thing. they do lock when tugged before i tried yanking them. i might be grabbing these (blue). lemme know if you need them, otherwise i might try finding a way to retrofit them into mine. (the little bits and pieces are not salvagable like the speaker grill and stuff)