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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nikos525 wrote:
Just a word of warning guys, as I did this, if you are doing this yourself don't let the belts fully retract, if they do there is a chance that you might not be able to get them to release, also the belts will only release when at the correct angle as if they were mounted in the car.
I let one fully retract as I was "playing" around and then I couldn't get it to release, when I spoke to Quickfit they told me that when they retract there might not be any slack left so they can release, in which case you have to send it back, they have to cut the belt and then refit a new belt.
I was lucky in that as soon as I had mounted the mechanism the belt released and everything was good Very Happy


Good tip!! Did you go for red and are you happy with the colour does it look oem? I’m just about to post mine and still trying to weigh up who I send to.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

silvermilnec wrote:
nikos525 wrote:
Just a word of warning guys, as I did this, if you are doing this yourself don't let the belts fully retract, if they do there is a chance that you might not be able to get them to release, also the belts will only release when at the correct angle as if they were mounted in the car.
I let one fully retract as I was "playing" around and then I couldn't get it to release, when I spoke to Quickfit they told me that when they retract there might not be any slack left so they can release, in which case you have to send it back, they have to cut the belt and then refit a new belt.
I was lucky in that as soon as I had mounted the mechanism the belt released and everything was good Very Happy


Good tip!! Did you go for red and are you happy with the colour does it look oem? I’m just about to post mine and still trying to weigh up who I send to.

Yeah I went for red, the colour is very close to OEM, it's not a 100%, but if you've got nothing to compare it to, then it looks spot on.
 



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They look spot on Nik, it really lifts the black interior Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone gone white belts, Miami Vice style ? Cool
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Anyone gone white belts, Miami Vice style ? Cool


Surprised can't decide if thats cool or not. I am thinking on a white car with white centre console and black leather it might look stunning, but not sure about any other car maybe silver Dont know
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Phil 997 wrote:
They look spot on Nik, it really lifts the black interior Thumb

Thanks Phil, I'm happy and for the low cost, compared to everything else on these cars, I think it's a top mod Very Happy
wildej wrote:
Anyone gone white belts, Miami Vice style ? Cool

I know guys with the yellow belts complain about how easy it is to get them dirty I can only imagine how dirty white ones would get Surprised
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've got Silver, and the cars only done 9,000 miles, so couldnt say if theyll get grubby?? But I'm not a fan....

I'm gonna hopefully get some 'Red Wine' colour... I may need to ask these two vendors if they can work with other webbing providers if they don't have the right colour. I found (and then lost nooo) this Ozzy one, with lots of choice, and made to similar specifications as our UK regs, so hopefully ill find it again, its a yes and I'll get it sent over. The US guys won't send it, only to a US address, so I'll have to get my mate Tony to send it on for me...


The US Site....

http://www.seatbeltsplus.com/category/Seat-Belt-Webbing.html
 
  
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silvermilnec
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

v8fettler wrote:
I've got Silver, and the cars only done 9,000 miles, so couldnt say if theyll get grubby?? But I'm not a fan....

I'm gonna hopefully get some 'Red Wine' colour... I may need to ask these two vendors if they can work with other webbing providers if they don't have the right colour. I found (and then lost nooo) this Ozzy one, with lots of choice, and made to similar specifications as our UK regs, so hopefully ill find it again, its a yes and I'll get it sent over. The US guys won't send it, only to a US address, so I'll have to get my mate Tony to send it on for me...


The US Site....

http://www.seatbeltsplus.com/category/Seat-Belt-Webbing.html


I’ve a sample from fdts and my red belts arrived today from quickfit, I’ll take a picture side by side so you can see the difference in the reds, the fdts ones are more a wine red Thumb
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For anyone looking for red here the difference between the two companies on this thread, the actual belt on the left is mine just done by qwickfit.

Pictures obviously come out darker and the darker red on the right does look really nice in the flesh but I’m hoping the one I chose matches my newly trimmed steering wheel Thumb
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All looks stunning. Does lift the interior up alot and it's a cheap mod Thumb

Cheers

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Put the car back together today and love the results!!

Match my newly refurbed steering wheel lovely I think Thumb
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The belts and thicker wheel look the biz mate , very nice job Thumb Thumb
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very impressed with FDTS so far, if they pay this much attention to the swatches, then I can only imagine they do a stirling job on the actual belts.
Looking forward to getting them done, just need the balls to take them out myself now!!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok,I have no idea how to add photos...
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

v8fettler wrote:
Ok,I have no idea how to add photos...


I found easiest way is use app called image size, set it at 1500.
X 1500 easy
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