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I hope you don't mind a new thread, as this is different than ones already addressed.

I note that the passenger-side seatbelt latch piece, the part you put into the anchor along the center tunnel, bounces against the plastic backshell of the passenger seat. Any suggestions?

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Had the same problem with my daily driver. I took a plastic clip and clipped the metal latch to the fiber belt. Seem to work.


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Always keep it buckled.
 

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I hope you don't mind a new thread, as this is different than ones already addressed.

I note that the passenger-side seatbelt latch piece, the part you put into the anchor along the center tunnel, bounces against the plastic backshell of the passenger seat. Any suggestions?

Thanks.

Eric
Funny, just heard a rattle for the first time yesterday. Sounded like it was in the area of the passenger seat which for some reason I had moved all the way to the rear. I seldom have a passenger. When I parked, forgot to move the seat forward and when I saw your post today I checked! The top of the seat may have been too far back but the rattle was probably the seat belt metal tongue as you describe. Checked to see if I could move the seat so the metal didn’t hit the side of the seat. The gap can vary but it is close for any practical seat position. Thinking of getting a seat belt pad and slipping it over the metal tongue. Thanks for the post, never would have looked!
 

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I hope you don't mind a new thread, as this is different than ones already addressed.

I note that the passenger-side seatbelt latch piece, the part you put into the anchor along the center tunnel, bounces against the plastic backshell of the passenger seat. Any suggestions?

Thanks.

Eric
A color matched cloth covered pony-tail holder. It's unobtrusive, slips off easily when a guest does use it, and solves the problem.

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When I have things rattling like that I usually try a small piece of the soft side (not hook side) of Velcro with an adhesive back on the fixed part. Seems to work in most cases. --Bob
 

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You can tuck the latch into the slotted opening from which the belt exits. It will hold it tight and be easily reached when needed.
 

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Funny, just heard a rattle for the first time yesterday. Sounded like it was in the area of the passenger seat which for some reason I had moved all the way to the rear. I seldom have a passenger. When I parked, forgot to move the seat forward and when I saw your post today I checked! The top of the seat may have been too far back but the rattle was probably the seat belt metal tongue as you describe. Checked to see if I could move the seat so the metal didn’t hit the side of the seat. The gap can vary but it is close for any practical seat position. Thinking of getting a seat belt pad and slipping it over the metal tongue. Thanks for the post, never would have looked!
Tested the idea mentioned in my previous post and made some measurements. It was the seat belt tongue hitting the seat frame that was causing the rattle I heard! A $6 solution was to use a seat belt shoulder pad. Had to modify it slightly to have it fit around the plastic and steel tongue. Details with pics on my web site: netwelding.com/reports_vette_info.htm
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