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Old 08-10-2003, 12:06 PM
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Originally posted by Dome:
I got a set of those BestTop seats (made for CJ's/Wranglers). They are great in the Wag. A million times better than the crappy seats FSJ's came with. Plus, with some simple fabrication, you can make them work with the factory power seats.
I ordered a pair of Bestop sport seats from Quadratec. They're for wranglers. I'm waiting for them to arrive. I figure if I use the original sliders/brackets I should be able to bolt it in fairly easily. Maybe drill a few holes in the bottom of the seeats. I'll report back when they're in. I'll have a sweet set of originals for sale when I'm done too.
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Old 08-10-2003, 04:45 PM
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I just got some Steel Horse CJ/YJ replacement high-back bucket seats with forward and backward movement for $138 a pop from Summit Racing. They are liquidating their Steel Horse aftermarket seats, so hit them up and score some of these seats...they are awesome! They mounted right up to my existing tracks.
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Old 08-12-2003, 01:23 PM
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hey bluetruck, how hard was it to adapt the tuffy console to fit?
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Old 08-12-2003, 11:10 PM
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SORRY ITS BLUEDUCK
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Old 08-13-2003, 12:00 PM
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I just took out the old excuse for an armrest and made sure the thing was centered and drilled holes, bolted to secure, and presto. 30 minutes max.
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Old 08-13-2003, 01:22 PM
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OK, got the Bestop sport seats in. An absolute direct bolt in! There's three threaded holes per corner so they fit more than on vehicle and like I said they bolted right up. Very comfortable. Only thing is they don't fold forward for access to the rear seat. They do have a nice big dial to recline the seat though and it only takes a few seconds to recline it forward all the way. Oh yeah they got big map pockets on the back too.
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Old 08-14-2003, 06:15 AM
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Got any pics of that setup...I like style as well as function.
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Old 08-14-2003, 07:21 AM
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blackjack,
pics would be great. do the new seats give you some more height from the floor?

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Old 08-15-2003, 02:30 PM
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I'll take some pics this weekend, I gotta get my avatar up so I'll snap a couple of the inside.
Yeah I'm definitely feelin' a little higher up than the old ones. It's almost like driving a different vehicle but in a good way! Overall a great mod.
Oh and BTW I called Quadratec and told them that they might want to include FSJs in their ads since it was a literal bolt in deal, see they told me when I ordered the seats that they won't fit, I just said yeah, yeah. I'll make 'em fit. Well it was alot easier than I thought.
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Old 08-16-2003, 03:30 AM
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Hey blackjack - how's those pics coming along !!!
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Old 08-16-2003, 05:10 PM
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About 11 or 12 years ago I installed a pair of Flo Fit seats. They were a bit firm at first, but eventually broke in. I did have to repair some collapsed foam, but it was not difficult. Just now the fabric is starting to show signs of wear.
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Old 08-17-2003, 12:36 AM
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Blackjack:

Any pic's yet? I'm ready to dump the original buckets that are in my truck.

Thanks

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Old 08-17-2003, 06:53 AM
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pics are taken and are at the CVS getting put on a disc &lt;note to self........buy a freakin' digicam&gt; They should be up tonight.
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Old 08-17-2003, 11:14 AM
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OK, here's the pics. Sorry they're so grainy but that's all I got.





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Old 08-17-2003, 01:34 PM
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blackjack, do you have a link as to where to buy those and how much did they set you back ???
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Old 08-17-2003, 01:39 PM
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never mind i found them, here's the link
http://www.bestop.com/trailmax_seats/
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Old 08-17-2003, 02:11 PM
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hi guys,
i acquired a pair of power seats and doors with power windows and locks from a 84 grand wagoneer.
does anyone know what kind of amperage these items draw? this is probably a question for someone who has access to service manuals.

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Old 08-18-2003, 04:55 AM
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Al, I actually got mine from Quadratec 'cause they're out of Pennsylvania and I figured the shipping would be cheapest. It cost almost $15 to ship and about $195 each.
Oh yeah, I got the sport model not the pro. They were about $50 more a pair.

[ August 18, 2003, 10:56 AM: Message edited by: GFD aka Blackjack ]
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Old 08-18-2003, 07:35 AM
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I installed a set of buckets from a 98 Grand Cherokee that I bought for parts. They sit a little higher but are very nice considering the price...free [img]smile.gif[/img]
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Old 08-18-2003, 09:13 AM
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merc,
did they bolt to your brackets with no modifications?
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