E3 B pillar cover relief for seat belt

Dick Steinkamp

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The B pillar cover has a cutout near the bottom that the seat belt coming from the floor anchor can thread through...


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I got one of these with the car...
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...it fits the opening, but I would have thought it would have the center part open (or at least a slit in it) to thread the seat belt through. Do I cut the center out? Does the seat belt just come out the bottom or top of the grommet? Was this one made for a "no seatbelt" car?

In all cases, where do you get them?
 

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Makes no sense. For a sec I was wondering about Euro vs US seatbelt requirements but then realized the BAV is for the U.S only. A rare error of German QC?
 

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Thanks, S!

My car was apart when I bought it. The one grommet I have was just loose in a box. Maybe never installed? I have a full set of original Klippan belts with the car so I assume they were in the car when it was taken apart. The original grommets must have been lost when the car was disassembled or maybe even before.

The question now is where do I find some new or good used ones?
 
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