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I have the 1987 vert
Posted by DamienS [Email] (more from DamienS) on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:03:37
In Reply to: Rear seat belts, 1987 900 vert: Lap belts only?, cgreene, Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:44:06
Unfortunately everyone is right, lap belt only in back. This does make kid seats problematic. In my case I did mount my daughter's forward facing carseat back there using the lap belt and a makeshift top-anchor for the seat's upper hook so I had three-point security. I used a forged M8 thread engine lifting eye into an existing M8 threaded boss on the backside of the rear bulkhead and attached the upper hook from the car seat to that. Now that my daughter is in a booster seat, so she can't ride back there at all because a booster seat with only a lap belt is definitely not good.
Long term plan is to swap the entire rear bulkhead with an '88- version, but that is a lot of cutting and welding. If you are 'very shopping and have kids, best path is to just get an '88 or newer.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Rear seat belts, 1987 900 vert: Lap belts only?, cgreene, Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:44:06
- I have the 1987 vert, DamienS, Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:03:37 <-- Viewing This Message
- Aaron is right -- vert rear shoulder belts '88/up! N/M, Jeff Cullen, Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:12:22
- Re: Rear seat belts, 1987 900 vert: Lap belts only?, AaronG, Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:57:47
- Three point belts at all outboard seats was OE nm, poop deck pappy , Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:18:29
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