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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by MudNurI, Jul 17, 2001.

  1. MudNurI

    MudNurI 1/2 ton status

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    Recently aquired an 86 K5 which the previous owner had started to "restor" It came to me with new Fenders/inners and outters, doors, and hood. The headliner, trim and carpets had been removed. The floors were replaced/repaired, including up back by the tail gate, which is great, I didnt have to do it. However, now that I replaced the carpet, designed my own headliner and trim, my seat belts are just too faded to put back in. What I am finding from most places, is that they make replacements, but don't guarantee the color, however has anyone ever replaced there front lap belts, and if so, did the color almost match the original? I am doing most of the work myself, i can tweek a wrench, but get a little irritated if it doesnt go that easy (IE, I THROW RACHETS) hubby is watching, getting a kick out of it to say the least.
    Before you all wonder why I am so worried about cosmetics, I hate to post this here, but its not for off roading, we use hubbys 99 Silverado for that!
    Thank's in advance and when I get him to tell me my spec's I'll post, with complete price and pics of what I paid forI think you might be suprised!
    By the way, this site is absolutely WONDERFUL!
     
  2. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    first off welcome to the best chevy site on the net[​IMG] second about the seatbelts if you cant find some that match try a light set and dye them to match. might be worth a try[​IMG]

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  3. CaptCrunch

    CaptCrunch 1/2 ton status

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    I like the dying idea if you have an offshade compared w/ the stock colors. Otherwise most of the replacements are decently close and sure look a lot better then faded and beat up originals IMO.

    -Mikey
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  4. Pugsley

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    Welcome aboard! - As for your seatbelts, it's really a crapshoot - I'd go with the lightest they have and be prepared to dye them.

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  5. BigTex

    BigTex 1/2 ton status

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    Most of the reputable sources are very good matches. One question you should ask yourself is, "Will this be a show truck where EVERYTHING has to be perfectly color matched?" I think you will be very happy with the reputable sources. Try this place:

    www.chriswhitley.com
     

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