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Leaf, Williams, Sabelt, Luke etc. local N Z) Easton and Jager. These normally have an SFI rating 16-1 tested to a safe working load for webbing and hardware. (e) All belts must be adjustable and be able to be adjusted whilst in the normal seated position. All seat belts must swivel on their mounting points. If seat belts mount wrap around (wrap over) tubing, the tubing must be at 90 degrees to the line of the belt. Wrap around belting must be secured by a 3 bar sliding adjuster of heavy-duty construction 75mm for 75mm webbing, 50mm for 50mm webbing and 45mm for 45mm webbing. (f) Seat belt webbing must not be twisted. (g) Chain link and "D" shackle mountings are not permitted. (h) The seat belt must be worn correctly at all times when vehicle is in motion (the exception being the grand parades - not hot laps). (i) Crutch belt or sub-belts anchoring point to provide a direct pull from the quick release mechanism. (j) The lap and crutch strap should pass over the sides of the seat or through the seat, in order to wrap and hold the pelvic region over the greatest possible surface. (k) The lap straps must fit tightly in the bend between the pelvic crest and the upper thigh. Under no conditions must they be worn over the region of the abdomen. (l) Holes may be made in the seat if this proves to be necessary in order to avoid such an occurrence. Seat belts must not pass over sharp edges, at any point where the belt passes through the sides of the seat, the seat edges must be rolled and/or have grommets to prevent chaffing or cutting of the belt material. (m) Seat belts showing signs of chaffing against sharp edges must be rejected. (n) Under no circumstances may seat belts be secured to the seat. (o) Seat Belt Mountings: The seat belt straps may be wrapped around the safety roll cage, provided (e) and (f) (above) are complied with, or wrapped around a separate reinforcement bar 25mm minimum diameter. The 'bar' may be solid or pipe. (p) On fabricated vehicles the seat belt buckles may be bolted to: (i) the structure of the vehicle, or (ii) mounting plates 8mm minimum thickness with corners rounded. (q) The structure is deemed as any plate or RHS 3mm minimum thickness, welded on at least two sides. (r) Minimum distance between seat belt mounting hole and unsupported or open edge of structure 25mm. (s) On OEM vehicles i.e. street stocks and production saloons, seat belt buckles may be bolted to: (i) permitted reinforcing structure, or (ii) to seat belt mounting plates 8mm thickness with corners rounded. (t) All seat belt mounting holes and mounting plate holes must be clearance drilled to a professional standard. All mounting plate holes to be a greater distance than 25mm from plate edge. (u) Eyebolts: Where eyebolts are used, eyebolt must be fully into mounting, no back spacers permitted. The angle of

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