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Old Mar 10th, 10, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Seat belt guides

Hi,
The threads in my headrests that are used to fix the seat belt guides to the seat have stripped out.

Has anyone here found a sensible way of fixing this?

Thanks
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Old Mar 10th, 10, 11:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Seat belt guides

im not sure if this will work, but it depends on how bad it is stripped out, but try getting a few tooth picks and stick them in the stripped hole, and break them off inside, and keep doing it until it is about 1/2 full (it will usually take 1-2 depending on how big it is)

then just try to screw it back in

i have done that with so many things, and it seems to work very well, it might be worth a try
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Old Mar 10th, 10, 03:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Seat belt guides

Newer verison use pieces of rire ties, the plastic works better with metal, toothpicks/match sticks work great in wood, you can also jam a plastic thread insert into the hole to take up the slack.
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