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Old 09-09-2009, 06:48 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I'm honestly new to working on vehicles and stuff, especially on the cosmetic end ( I know a little bit about engines from working on them with my dad), so I was hoping someone could tell me how easy it would be to switch out the bench seat in my '93 F150 for buckets?
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theres only 4 bolts holding the bench seat in place.... it's not hard at all to remove
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theres only 4 bolts holding the bench seat in place.... it's not hard at all to remove
Okay, thanks man. So I'd just have to get new brackets for the buckets then right?
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yea you could do that, or drill holes in the floorboard of your truck to mount the new bucket seats in.... the bucket seats should have 4 bolts on each seat.... the bench, just has 4 total.... so with the bucket seats, you have to have a total of 8 bolts (meaning you just have to drill 4 extra holes in your floorboard).... just make sure if you drill new holes, that you dont drill into the trans or anything important like that.... i plan on putting bucket seats in my truck here soon because i HATE my leather bench seat with a passion lol i go around a curve and slide out the passenger side window lol (me being sarcastic)
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Yeah I hear ya lol, I'd like a center console but can't have one of those with a bench seat, and I just think the buckets would be more comfortable. I saw a thread on here earlier that this guys friend was scrapping a '94 lightning and he got to take the buckets out of that lightening... beautiful seats, I wish I was that lucky lol :P
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i went to advance auto parts and bought a plastic center console that i strap in with my 3rd seatbelt lol that'll do the job untill i can put bucket seats with a console in mine.... i'd really like to find a 40/60 bench seat out of about a 97 f150.... that'd be nice, but here in west virginia, everyone either totals every vehicle out, or they burn them for insurance money lol so i couldn't get that lucky either
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I saw a thread on here earlier that this guys friend was scrapping a '94 lightning and he got to take the buckets out of that lightening... beautiful seats, I wish I was that lucky lol :P

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Yeah lol, I like what your doing with that truck man, keep it posted! I wanna see all the stuff you do to it And yeah, I get what your saying about everybody wrecking their vehicles... not so much insurance fraud, but totaled, yeah I see a lot of that lol.
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