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Chapter 8: Head Rest and Seat Belts

This chapter consists of building the shoulder support for the seatback, the seatbelt harness mounting points, step mount hardpoint, headrest construction, and rear heat duct construction and installation.

Date Started: 7/18/2013

Date Completed: 8/21/13

Total Hours to complete: 43.5



Shoulder Support, rear heat duct, rear harness mounts:


NOTE: In the above picture you’ll notice I have extra hard mount points in the shoulder support.  After I mounted the shoulder support I found that I had made a mis-measurement and the mounts were only 3.5″ away from each other.  I measured out the correct location and used a router to reach just to the bottom glass layer, inserted a new piece of birch plywood and added the layups with a couple of extra layups to cover the broad area.  All fixed!

Clearer pictures of hardmounts:

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On to chapter 9!

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