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changed seat

by craigyboy » Fri May 31, 2013 10:09 pm

Due to my drivers seat starting to burst and sag at
the side I decided to sort it out.As I know there would
be no chance of getting a decent drivers side seat I
came across a mint condition passenger side one and
converted it by changing the frame at the bottom.
Here is some pictures.

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you can see and feel the difference in the new seat

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Re: changed seat

by rich30mex » Fri May 31, 2013 10:43 pm

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Re: changed seat

by KERR_SE9 » Fri May 31, 2013 10:44 pm

Nice job, done it myself a few times, only annoying part is the handle to lift seat is on the wrong side
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Re: changed seat

by v6 steve » Fri May 31, 2013 10:46 pm

get that garage tided
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Re: changed seat

by Allys Cally » Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:50 am

done that with mine as well :clap:
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Re: changed seat

by Phill » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:25 pm

v6 steve wrote:get that garage tided


I wish I had a garage :(
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Re: changed seat

by EddeyDancer » Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:15 pm

I'm going to swap both my seats over, while they are both still in decent condition...

That should extend their life... ;)
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Re: changed seat

by rich30mex » Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:28 pm

Phill wrote:
v6 steve wrote:get that garage tided


I wish I had a garage :(

I have a garage but try walking front to back in a straight line without falling over something no chance lol
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Re: changed seat

by Phill » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:32 pm

rich30mex wrote:
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v6 steve wrote:get that garage tided


I wish I had a garage :(

I have a garage but try walking front to back in a straight line without falling over something no chance lol


I have parts in my loft, hut, cupboard and my sisters hut. I'm not sure where i'm going to put all the parts i'm stripping from the old girl lol.
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Re: changed seat

by EddeyDancer » Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:16 am

KERR_SE9 wrote:Nice job, done it myself a few times, only annoying part is the handle to lift seat is on the wrong side


Before I start on this job...

There's no mention of the 'seat winding wheel' to the bottom right of the drivers seat...

As this would be on the left of a passenger seat, did you have to swap that over as well???

How was this done, or was it also left alone, and is now on the wrong side, as well as the 'Seat Tilt' handle???

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Re: changed seat

by Mark1 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:36 am

Eddy it's all on the wrong side, to get the strip replaced costs about £60.
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Re: changed seat

by Allys Cally » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:49 am

i found on some of the seats you were able to swap the wheel mechanism over, there was one seat that i had you couldn't do it with (i had a couple of spares kicking about)
the only thing you can't swap over is the tilt mechanism
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Re: changed seat

by EddeyDancer » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:05 am

Well it's all about preserving the Drivers Seat, so it's certainly worth a shot...

I rarely use the 'Winding Wheel' adjust anyway, and as for the 'Seat Tilt' lever, it's not even an issue really...

Looking forward to the change actually... :shifty:
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Re: changed seat

by craigyboy » Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:56 pm

Mate you just click off the bottom side panels and the
adjustment wheel pulls out.Its on a rod and pushes
straight into the opposite side and the bottom frame
is a straight swap.
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Re: changed seat

by EddeyDancer » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:24 pm

craigyboy wrote:Mate you just click off the bottom side panels and the adjustment wheel pulls out.
Its on a rod and pushes straight into the opposite side, and the bottom frame is a straight swap.


Yes... :dance:

I thought that would be the case...

Awesome, so I shall be swapping my front seats over, so that both 'Seat Tilt' levers will be in the middle...

That way it will look normal, plus I'm not able to get hold of just a passenger seat anyway, to swap over only the drivers side!!!

I was originally just going to swap over the seat bases, but this idea is better and easier to do...

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