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seat rebuild

Postby dindin » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:40 am

Gonna try my hand at rebuilding seats and recovering with new material I bought..

Some pictures of what I have so far, any tips,tricks, insulting comments are most welcome and appreciated.

I also painted the frames and will post when I go into the adding the seat cover and foam part.

Al


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Top frame after pulling off cover
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seat 1.jpg
Bottom frame After pulling off old covers
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Attachments
seat 7.jpg
in da bucket for cleaning
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seat frame parts.jpg
Seat tracks after painting
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seat hardware.jpg
Seat hardware after cleaning and put into a tumbler
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Re: seat rebuild

Postby cammerjeff » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:35 pm

You are going a lot deeper than I ever have, all I have done besides recovering and replacing the foam is adding a drivers side recline, and cleaning and painting the seat rails. So no tips,

But what you have done so far looks great!
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Re: seat rebuild

Postby ol55 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:40 pm

Nice job so far! Camaro seat material?

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Re: seat rebuild

Postby Monza Harry » Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:50 pm

Yeah Thanx Al! Now I have to do at least that nice a job! :bang: All kidding aside, that turned out "Bragging Nice" Harry
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Re: seat rebuild

Postby dindin » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:55 am

I did not use Camaro covers, at the time I did not know they fit so I sent my old covers out and had new covers made for front and back..
Anyway the company I used now has them available for a 75 vega front and rear..I did not install them yet but they look very nice. http://www.lebaronbonney.com/

Time to step it up harry :lol: :dance:


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