hmmmm, that’s seen better days

Time to get to work in the cab area next. First up the drivers side seat belt mount area was badly affected by rust (an obvious UK MOT failure!) and would need replacing as unfortunately it had rusted through in places.

seat belt mount area will need replacing
seat belt mount area will need replacing

It would need to be cut back to solid metal again ready for repair.

seat belt mount area not looking great
seat belt mount area not looking great

So firstly it was neatly cut back to a regular shaped, solid metal edge…

seat belt mount area removed
seat belt mount area removed

…so that a replacement piece could be fabricated to the correct size and made ready to be grafted back into place.

Seat belt captive nut fixing
Seat belt captive nut fixing

When it comes to matters of safety, there should never be any compromise!

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