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Old 04-20-2007, 06:45 PM
asnowsquall asnowsquall is offline
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Originally Posted by TMAllison View Post
Your 82 may be too old for this but the newer lap/shoulder belts can be pulled all the way out which changes the racheting mechanism so that when retracted and buckled they no longer provide "any" forward movement.

I've found that using that type belt and kneeling on the car seat with my full weight before buckling provides for a very secure connection in cars w/o a tether.
That may be another option is to adapt this style of seatbelt to the car. I know my 82 doesn't have these. When did they (MB) start using this racheting style belts? My 97 Suburban had them.
Currently driving a very clean 1985 300SD from the West Coast.
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