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Seat Belt retainer fixed today

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by DivideBYZero, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. DivideBYZero

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    Used the heat shrink method on the passenger side, and I'm very pleased with the result. Much easier than breaking down the entire seat, and I have to do that soon to fix the broken heating element on the drivers side seat base, just didn't want to do it twice. :D

    If anyone is interested, I used 25mm heat shrink.
     
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  2. Boysie

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    Didn't you fancy Barry Southernboys method
    How do these break are you removing the seat belt a lot or do they just snap?
     
  3. DivideBYZero

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    I don't know, it was broken by the previous owner, but there are thousands of threads about them breaking and how it's a design fault.

    I don't know the method you mention, is it the velcro method?
     
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