<VV> Did 1962 Corvairs have seatbelts??
aircooled6 at prodigy.net
Wed Oct 21 22:56:09 EDT 2009
My Parents had a 62 4 door. Their first "New" car. Dad recently told me that it didnt have seat belts until his employer provided them. They insisted that all "Company" cars (he had a 61 Chevy) have belts and also provided them, at no charge, for employees personal vehicles. He worked for that Tobacco company for 35 plus years.
Everett WilsonNorth Richland Hills TX
--- On Wed, 10/21/09, Wrsssatty at aol.com <Wrsssatty at aol.com> wrote:
From: Wrsssatty at aol.com <Wrsssatty at aol.com>
Subject: <VV> Did 1962 Corvairs have seatbelts??
To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 8:51 PM
<Did 1962 Corvairs have seatbelts?? >
No, not as standard equipment. '62 Corvairs did, for the first time, come
from the factory with mounting holes drilled in the floors for the
installation of lap belts for front, outboard positions. Thus, little plugs found
under the carpet or rubber mat could be popped out and optional seat belts
easily bolted in for the driver and one front passenger. Some states
began requiring this front lap belt mounting provision for cars beginning with
the 1962 model year. I know, for instance, that Ohio did.
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