<VV> Curiosity Question & maybe Trivia

Bryan Blackwell bryan@skiblack.com
Wed, 11 Aug 2004 21:17:18 -0400

Seatbelt bolts?


On Wednesday, August 11, 2004, at 12:45 AM, Ron F Hinz wrote:

> In the floor supports of a Lakewood I'm working on are some big 5/8" 
> square
> nuts, one on each side.  They are welded to a reinforcing plate which 
> in turn
> is welded to the inside of the support channel.  What are/were they 
> for?  My
> initial guess is that they were used for retaining the body during 
> manufacture
> but since the support channels themselves are not attached very 
> securely
> except to the floor boards, this doesn't make much sense.  Anybody 
> know?  Note
> that the 5/8" is the bolt size.