|Originally posted by fieroguru:|
These pictures were from the stinger build thread. I added the red circles and comments.
If you try this....
Use Fender Washers or other ways under the car to spreed load for the bolts.
Coat the "fenders" and bolt heads w/ whatever anti-rust and/or sealer too.
Seats hardware put stress on the floor for point loads and can fail over time "ripping out" of the floor. Or if you wreck, the floor can be very weak and fail then.
Many seats w/ bolts or studs installed on or going thru the floor pan directly have this done by adding extra layer spot welded in these areas. (Seat Belt bolts often have same thing too.)
Lower OE seats and some aftermarket seats w/ same base height or less can mess up Seat belt angles.
Lower other seats from other cars may be needed to restore head room and seat belt angles.
OE seat belts have wider range of angles on them so may not matter so must depending on size of driver etc.
Be glad you have a Fiero in rear end crashes...
Many GM and others front seats are weak at point where upper and base meet and fold back in a rear ender when speeds from vehicle hitting you is above a few MPH. More so w/ many recliners seat designs.
Rear wall of Fiero prevents this.
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