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2011 - 2015 Ford Super Duty Jump Seat to Console Swap

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See our selection of consoles here. CONSOLE REMOVAL: I was not there when he removed the console, so I do not know for sure, but I think there are 8 bolts that hold the console in. 2 under the cup holders (just pop up the cup holder trim) 2 on...

Dodge Challenger Seat Swap | 2011 - 2018 seats in the 2008, 2009, and 2010 models.

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This blog only covers the mechanical aspect of the swap. Electrics will be added at a later date. The 2008-2010 Challenger used a non-airbag equipped seat. Before starting, please make sure to remove or disable the airbags in the newer seats. The drivers seat is a direct bolt-in. Only electrical...

2014 - 2018+ Chevy GM Truck & SUV Seat Swap - Memory Bypass & Heat Setup 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

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With the new generation of Chevy Trucks comes a whole new world of wiring questions for those of us who are looking at seat swaps. The 2014+ Style Seats are comfortable, have a nice flat mounting platform, and are great for hot rods and project car seat swaps. These seats are excellent,...

What Does It Mean? 40-20-40, 60-40, Split Bench, Bench, Buckets, Captains Chairs

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There are a lot of names for seats and confusion around what they mean, so here's a simple breakdown of what's what. Bucket Seats This refers to a two seat layout with a space in between, often with a console in the middle. This is the layout seen in the...

Integrated Seatbelts - What are they and why do they exist?

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What Are Integrated Seatbelts? Integrated seatbelts are seatbelts that are built into the seat itself. This means that if you removed the seat from the vehicle, you could realistically buckle yourself into it. The entire seatbelt system is contained all within the seat frame. When Are They Used? Integrated seatbelts...

Buying Seats At The Dealership vs Buying Used Seats

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Buying parts from the dealer is good when you're working on your engine internals, but is it good for seats? We did a breakdown of the cost between buying seats new vs. buying seats used. For this case study we used a 2011 F-150, Black Leather, Heated with no cooling....

Center Airbags - New Tech in GM Products (Chevy, GMC, Cadillac)

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 Side impact crashes account for nearly half of all traffic fatalaties. While many auto manufacturers provide side impact airbags, passengers on the opposite side of the impact lacked the protection of the airbag. The new airbag deploys from the drivers seat towards the center of the vehicle. It provides protection...

How Air Conditioned Car & Truck Seats Work (The Basics)

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Heated & Cooled seats have been around for a long time, and they're just now getting common in cars. This article will illustrate the broad strokes of how these seats work. A more in depth explanation will be available at a later date. Most manufacturers offer air conditioned seats in...

Dodge Hellcat Laguna Leather Seats, Available Now!

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Update: 2/24/2017, 11:00am EST We have a set of Laguna Leather Seats.   Original Article: 04/08/2015, 5:46pm EST The new Hellcat has been released... They can't even keep them on the showroom floor. 6.2 Liters of pure muscle producing 707hp and 650 ft-lbs of torque. And unlike the muscle cars...

Seat Swap Guidelines (Basic Rules)

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Remove Battery Nowadays many cars and trucks have SRS systems which could throw a code that needs reset once it's tripped. Avoid this by disconnecting the negative terminal, waiting 15 minutes, and then removing your old seats. Use as much old wiring as possible When swapping seats you want to...

Best Seats For Fabricating Into A Hot Rod or Project Truck

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Bolting In There are a ton of variances in mounting styles, the majority of seats have a pretty simple 4-bolt mounting pattern, though some of the newer GM seats use a 2-bolt/2-hook mounting pattern. With most hod rods & project cars the easiest route to go with is a seat...

Chevy NNBS Consoles | LT2 Vs LTZ | Using an LTZ Console in an LT2 Vehicle

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Update 9/2/2016To delete the rear audio & a/c controls of the LTZ, simply pop off the bezel, unscrew the radio, and replace it with this part. Assemble everything, and you're done!   From 2007 until 2014, General Motors produced two very similar, yet very different center consoles for their Truck/SUV...

Ford Super Duty Center Console Latch Replacement Kit Now Available 2008 2009 2010 F250 F350 F450

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    We are proud to announce that we are the exclusive seller for the center console latch from the 2008-2010 Ford Super Duty! It's largely unavailable from Ford, and the dealers that do claim they can get it quote it out and well over $250! The worst part is...

How To Re-Key Lockable Chevy Center Console Jump Seats

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Upgrading to the 3-cupholder Gm Jump Seat is great. You get additional storage up top (that doesn't dump contents out when you flip it up), and a nice storage bin on the bottom that's perfect for your firearm, especially since it's lockable! But one major problem arises... Your key probably...

Dodge Charger SXT, SRT & PPV Seat Swap (Police Pursuit Vehicle)

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Pursuit models are great. They're excellently maintained by Government Agencies, and you can pick one up at the auction for far less than you'd expect to pay for a similar model at the dealership. The one thing that's painfully different about these cars is their mismatched interior. The front seats...

Dealing With Seat Airbags & Seat Swaps

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Seats Have Airbags? If the seats you're using are made after 2000, there's a good chance they have airbags built in. To properly identify whether or not your seats have airbags, look out for the "SRS" or "AIRBAG" tag. If you don't see a tag on the seat, make sure...

How To Fabricate Seats In A Hot Rod, Project Car, Truck

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Finding the right seat for your hot rod, rat rod, truck, or project car can prove to be a difficult task. You can always resort to the cheap aftermarket bench seats, but what if you want some nice bucket seats? Aftermarket Bucket Seats Aftermarket bucket seats are easy to come...

Forum Research Index

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Sometimes seat swaps aren't plug-and-play. The good news is, you aren't the first person to do the swap! Forums are a great place to do some research and talk to people who have done it before. Below you'll find an index of forums which you may find helpful for your...

2007-2014 (NNBS) Chevy GM Seat Swap - Memory Bypass & Heat Setup

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Last Modified: 7/17/2017 We still haven't got the heat working, but everything else works quite easily. Buying aftermarket heaters would probably be more economical than dealing with OE GM parts and wiring. For Seat Swaps in 2007-2014 GM w/o Heat  click image above to open full-size, easily readable image. Edit:...

Old Ford Truck Seat Swap Fabrication | 1996 & older F150, 1998 & older F250 F350 F450

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The seats for Old Style Ford trucks are becoming very difficult to find at all, far less to find in good condition. We actually haven't seen a set in over a year, and we see thousands of vehicles. Rather than spending an eternity trying to find that perfect set, many...

S197 Mustang seats in SN95 Mustang | Ford Mustang Seat Swap

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A few years ago, a great customer of ours did an excellent write-up on the installation of the mustang adapter plates we sell. These allow you to directly bolt in the 2005-2014 seats in most 1994-2004 Mustangs. Everything below is courtesy of the webpage for our customers project car. See...

How To Find Used OEM Seats Online via Search Engines

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Your search for factory seats may be over right now! Check out our home page and follow the navigation, we may have the seats you need! If not, follow this guide to find them: Finding factory seats can be a difficult task, especially since there's so many little variables that...

Making A Tahoe Police Vehicle A Civilian Vehicle | Tahoe PPV OEM Console Swap

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So you got a great deal on what's essentially a new-ish Tahoe with a great service record. That's awesome. Now's the part where you start to realize exactly what's going on that's not typical of a regular Tahoe. For instance, your rear windows don't work like they should. Your rear...

Dodge Ram Seat Swaps | 2009+ Seats in The 2002-2008

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3rd Gen (2002-2008) Dodge Ram seats are getting harder and harder to find in good shape. If you're looking to restore your truck to its original glory, you may find it to be a difficult and expensive task. You could easily spend $1000 on brand new covers, another $500 on...

King Ranch Seats - Care, Conditioning, and Consequences

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King Ranch seats have always been some of the nicest seats that Ford has produced. On day one the seats were bright, soft, and had a natural feel. Fast forward 10+ years and the seats have begun to lose their original appeal. After years of use the seats can become...

C7 to C6 Seat Swap | Installing C7 Competition / GT Seats in a C5 or C6 Corvette

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If there's one thing the C6 Corvette lacks, it's quality seating. While the seats seemed to be excellent on day one, these seats are notorious for breaking apart. The foam is too soft so it tends to give way after a few years. The tracks are known to develop slop...

Replacing a Super Duty Console with a Jumpseat | Get Safe, Legal Seating For 3 Up Front

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This article is for the 1999-2010 Ford F250, F350, and F450 Super Duty. For the 2011-2015 Ford Super Duty please see this off-website writeup on the Ford Truck Enthusiast Forums. So you need legal seating for three people in the front row of your F250 / F350 / Super Duty....

Ford Bench Seat Replacement | 1999 - 2010 Super Duty with 2011-2014 Seat Swap

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A great customer of ours made an amazing write-up on how to guide that is available via IFIXIT. His guide documents how to replace the seats in a 1999 Ford F250 F350 F450 Super Duty with the newer style 2011-2014 Seats. You can see all of the seats you can...

How To: Replace A Bench Seat In A Truck (10 Steps)

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Introduction Bench seats are commonly found in many trucks, especially those that were purchased with the lower-end trim levels, especially in the models marketed for commercial use. Bench seats, while preferred by some, can often become a hassle due to their shape. You can't adjust each side, you have no...

Replacement Truck Seats & Replacement Car Seats : A Buyers Guide

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Seat covers, replacement leather, & factory OEM parts all have their specific purposes. It's important to make sure that you purchase what you need and avoid what you don't. We are going to go over some of the pros and cons of each so you, as the buyer, can make...


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