Auto->Manual S13 seatbelts

The Build

So my driver side belt took a shit on me and was stuck in the open position. So I decided to finally install some 180SX belts I picked up earlier in the year. Took me a whole day because I had to go back and forth looking at threads on forums, my fault for not doing research the night before -_-* Thought it would be a direct fit but the assembly brackets were too short. Reason being the 89-90 and 91-94 chassis are different. If I had a 91-94 it woulda bolted just fine. Guy I bought it from told me this and mentioned people used metal brackets from their local hardware store when they installed their s14 belts. 

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Didn’t have any other car, so I had to bike it and luckily they had what I was looking for. Then I had to go back to get some longer bolts. Basically that ate up some time. Then a couple friends came over to come help out but ended up talking story for a couple hours lol On top of that there was birthday party at my house so we took a break to eat as well. Woulda been so much faster if I had a DOHC chassis. But we got them in and I’m satisfied with them! In the future I’ll use a dremel to cut a hole for the belt so I can put my B-pillars back. 

I apologize for the lack of pictures. Thanks for reading!


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