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seat swapping?!

Discussion in 'Seats' started by Corpse, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. 79K10

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    so seats are awesome, now i just need to hook up the power lumbar support. looks like a hot and a ground and thats it. guess ill wire it to the ignition hot, or throw a switch on it too so i dont have power running to the seat all the time, would it make a difference?
     
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    95+ GMT400 trucks
     
  4. Old77

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    That new seat he put in would be from a 95-98(99 classic) Chevy/GMC truck
     
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    So a GMT400 bench will work in the Squares with modified stock mounts...hmmm seems i may need to see if i can have a friend bring a decent GMT400 seat back when they go pyp shopping lol. It looks like it is a bit shorter on the bottom cushion if the Square tracks are 4" too long...which should move the driver back a bit then..Gain a bit of room near the steering wheel.
     
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    I found the comment, i honestly don't know what signature is though. New to forums lol
     
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    I've been revisiting the seat swap infos I can find as my time draws near to do it.
    Here's my plan after studying on what is available to me.

    I bought a pair of second gen F body buckets WITH SLIDERS from Craigslist a while back. It looks like I can simply swap the adjuster tracks and :grd: , at least that's my plan.
    Ima get my exhaust guy to take the stops out of the tracks and swap bases.
    The f-body (Camaro) seats seem to have a HANDY way to add height adjustment with only some warshers and a longer bolt that attaches the track to the seat as seen in the 3rd photo. The "stop" is only the bolt head, smushed up.

    I'm not sure how much LOWER they sit, but it will not be much, because ima use the o.g. truck bases.

    See attached photos of the Camaro sliders -the "stop" is ALSO the mounting stud into the floor, so it'll be destroyed during removal and get replaced.
    I'm only lookin at 6 bolts, 4 washers + how ever many I choose to add for "seated height adjustment", PER SEAT.
    Toss Expert Muffler guy Richard say , $20 bucks ?
    Seems easy enough to me and OBVIOUSLY requires the mounting hardware from another bench - don't forget.
    I can buy it right now for $45 - $60 bucks on eBay or Craigslist.

    Whattya think? It'll work!

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    When I do it, it'll be in my C20 thread, but i'll make a note in here.

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    I cut out the humps in the floor that cleared the factory fuel tanks (removed already) and welded it all back in level with the floor so I could install 2003 Chevy pickup seats like I have in my work truck and my 06 Duramax. Now will have plenty of room to spare. 20171027_110758.jpg 20171027_110758.jpg

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    I'm looking for ideas to help me with my truck, I'm a pretty big dude and I recently got a 86 Chevy pick up with a bench seat. I don't fit behind the wheel with the bench and I'm trying to find a solution to my problem, I'm gonna try to install bucket seats with home made custom bracket. Want ideas to try in case that doesn't work. The truck was a gift and I love it so it would mean a lot to me to make it work.
     
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    There is a console comment waiting to come out but I can't quite grasp it yet. Need Honky Kong's help here...
     
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    I'm also looking for newer bucket seats but I have children so I have to have the middle part.
     
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    Gotta be kinda easy to put GMT400 seats in..those 40/60 deals with the console would work great I imagine...like in "conversion" trucks.
     

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