I've posted the tech page for the seat belt retrofit. Go to
http://www.gerardsgarage.com and follow links to either the "Restoration"
or "Collections" pages and click the link "Tech tips". The seat belt link
>Please scan and send. It has to be better than what I've got.
>Gerard Chateauvieux wrote:
>> I have an original MKI shop manual that has specs and a diagram for
>> retrofitting seat belts into a Bugeye. If this is of interest to you, I
>> will scan it and put it on my web site. Let me know.
>> >Hi group!
>> >I need to put seatbelts in the restored Bugeye which means I need to
>> >blow a hole in the tunnel on each side (I really don't want to do this;
>> >but safety you know). I have replacement sills and they have the
>> >necessary holes. According to my original shop manual the later
>> >Spridgets use a 7/16" bolt, a stepped down bushing, and a wavy washer.
>> >In my parts book I find no parts numbers and cannot figure out the
>> >length of the bolt or find the bushing dimensions. Our trusty catalogs
>> >do not show these either.
>> >Does anyone have an old set of bolts and/or bushings I could borrow to
>> >make a new set or know where I can purchase them? As shearing force
>> >would be applied to the bolts, what grade is appropriate?
>> >Any help would be greatly appreciated. I go watch the Milwaukee IRL
>> >race now - we get it on tape delay in Milwaukee.
>> >Thanks listers,
>> >59 :() AN5L/17606
>> G G Gerard Chateauvieux
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