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OEM Seat Belts with PRP seats...anyone figured it out?

I'm looking at purchasing PRP seats and they don't sell or have a solution to use OEM seat belts with their seats. Has anyone figured it out? I like the customization but need to be able to use OEM belts and Mastercraft seems to be the ones that truly have the ability.

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I would not even bother getting new seats if you are going to use the factory belts.

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I would not even bother getting new seats if you are going to use the factory belts.
Should clarify. I have harnesses but wife doesn't want to use them while we are on the road. Will have a setup to interchange.

Anyone with PRP seats using OEM belts, let me know.

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What seat are you looking at? there are about 10 models. The Enduro elite recliner should work fine with OEM belts. Other models have too much side bolsters that will not be safe in a crash with OEM belts because they can't stay tight. The Enduro model lacks the high sides and reclines but will not hold you in the seat like the others do.

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What seat are you looking at? there are about 10 models. The Enduro elite recliner should work fine with OEM belts. Other models have too much side bolsters that will not be safe in a crash with OEM belts because they can't stay tight. The Enduro model lacks the high sides and reclines but will not hold you in the seat like the others do.
The enduro elites are what I'm looking at. PRP does not make a bracket nor provides guidance on how/what/where to use/connect the OEM belts to the seats.

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use the factory seatbelt mount locations. It is very easy to adapt aftermarket seats to the factory brackets.

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use the factory seatbelt mount locations. It is very easy to adapt aftermarket seats to the factory brackets.
Don't think it's that easy. PRP has said something has to be fabbed up (they don't have any pictures/guidance) but I'm interested to see what that looks like from others that have done it.

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Don't think it's that easy. PRP has said something has to be fabbed up (they don't have any pictures/guidance) but I'm interested to see what that looks like from others that have done it.


I spun up some stepped spacers to adapt the seatbelt mounts to the seat bracket bolts in my lathe. Threw out the stock PRP hardware and went to grade 8.
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my PRP seats are just 4 tabs on the bottom. Its a pretty simple fab bracket to mount. Some 2"x2" 1/8" angle iron should do the trick.

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I spun up some stepped spacers to adapt the seatbelt mounts to the seat bracket bolts in my lathe. Threw out the stock PRP hardware and went to grade 8.
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my PRP seats are just 4 tabs on the bottom. Its a pretty simple fab bracket to mount. Some 2"x2" 1/8" angle iron should do the trick.
Sorry to be a pain in the ass but I'm visual, can y'all load a quick pic? Thanks!

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if you look on their website you can see the tab in this photo Enduro Elite Reclining Suspension Seat | PRP Seats
use angle from front to back and two cross members that line up with the factory mounting bracket.
My seats are hard mounted to the cage.

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