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Old 22nd May 2010, 08:02 PM
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Default Seat belt mount heght

Just read the IVA manual and can't find a reference to the height and position of the upper harness mounts. I am sure someone (Ash?) said the inspector paid close attention to this point but I can't find any reference. I am ready to fit my cross member but don't want to weld it in the wrong place so any guidance would be very welcome.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 08:15 PM
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I think it depends on the holes in the seats. I'm sure someone with more knowledge will be along shortley.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 08:41 PM
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If you look in the index under seat belts you`ll find a diagram about the height similar to the one about how high the seat backs have to be regarding head rests & so on. It`s a sideways on drawing showing their measuring block sat on the seat base. Dennis
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Old 22nd May 2010, 08:57 PM
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I seem to remember reading about that in the manual quite some time ago .... A minimum height of 400mm above the seat datum point is in my mind for some reason

I had another read the other week & could't find that section again

Best double check first .... As said, tis only a measurment floating about in my head & all of you folk know how sick my mind is !!??
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Old 22nd May 2010, 09:53 PM
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I`ve just checked and it`s in Section 31 seat belts on page 3 of 8, it must be 450mm above the ref point, but please read about the ref point as it doesn`t just mean 450mm high, there is a diagram showing you how to determine the ref point. Cheers, Dennis
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Old 22nd May 2010, 10:21 PM
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Hmmm, my downloaded copy of the manual does not have a section 31, the only section it has that has anything to do with seatbelts is section 19 and it has no picture or mention of a reference point. Starting to think I have a dodgy download, will get another from the Vosa site.
The only diagram I have of the seat shows the headrest height at 753mm above the seat squab.
Thanks for the replies chaps.
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