RE: Modern Buckets Seats in a '62-'65
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RE: Modern Buckets Seats in a '62-'65



Location, location, location?

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From: 'David' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse [mailto:1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2017 8:44 AM
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Subject: Re: Modern Buckets Seats in a '62-'65

I have for sale two, very rare bucket seats with factory headrests for a '65. They were parted from two different 300Ls. Need new foam and new covers but the frames are all there. 

David

> On Aug 14, 2017, at 11:31 AM, <62-65-mail-list-club@xxxxxxxxxxx> <62-65-mail-list-club@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 2C: I can't think of a modern bucket seat the won't look at least 
> somewhat odd in a 1962-1965 Mopar. The main trade-off is added safety 
> with the  Sebring seats (built in seat belts and whiplash protection 
> from the high profile). As for the wiring, for me the best way is to concentrate on 1 wire at a time rather than looking at the whole spider's web of wires.
> 
> Some (late '80's and 90's?)  GM convertibles also had bucket seats with built in seat belts. 
> 
> If you don't care about the built in seat belts, then any contemporary 
> bucket seats that are comfortable and adjustable will do.
> 
> Thanks,
> Gary H.
> 
> 
>> -------Original Message-------
> 
>> Interesting – but kinda fugly with that built-in shoulder harness.
>> And a lot of wiring to deal with.
>> 
>> I am thinking along the lines of a completely manual adjusted seat – 
>> the wife’s 2010 MINI cooper has seats with a ton of adjustment, even 
>> up and down for height. That’s how tall people fit in MINI 
>> Coopers........... Whether they would look good in a ’62 Mopar is 
>> another story........
>> 
> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 5:17 PM,
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> How modern? :)
>>> 
>>> Seems I remember there were some 1990's Chrysler convertibles that 
>>> had bucket seats people used in earlier B-body cars. One added 
>>> advantage was that these seats had built in seat belt mechanisms. 
>>> Later years Chrysler convertibles may have a similar configuration, 
>>> I don't know.
>> 
>> You're probably talking about Sebring seats. This page describes what 
>> you need to do:
>> http://corvairkid.com/sebring.htm
>> 
>> '96 to '98 seats are the ones to look for. You'll also need to get 
>> the wiring and the control module inside the console. I still see 
>> them pretty frequently in junkyards around St. Louis.
>> 
>> -- Tony brummett@xxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> '64 Dodge 440
>> 
>> '65 Dart wagon
>> 
>> 
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