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Old 01-11-2012, 09:13 PM
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Got my Seat Fixed!

Well my driver seat bottom cushion has been in some serious need of attention for quite awhile. I have been toying with the idea of a seat swap from some other vehicle or trying to find a set of stock OBS seats in tan. Only problem was that the only thing I could find was full sets of seats for $500+ on eBay. A buddy of mine had taken a seat pad to a local guy with good luck so I decided to give them a try. I am very pleased with the outcome. They basically made a whole new cover, a whole new foam insert, and rebuilt the support "net" underneath the foam. Here are some before pictures:










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Old 01-11-2012, 09:15 PM
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And here is the finished product:





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Old 01-11-2012, 09:17 PM
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I took the seat apart myself and removed the lower pad from the seat back and the tracks, took it to a local auto upholstery shop, he told me it would be a few days so I had to take my passenger seat out, swap the tracks over to the driver side tracks and bolt it in to the driver side so I could have something to sit on. Haha. Got the seat back today (Wednesday), and bolted everything back together and installed it. The seat looks amazing and rides 1000 times better than the old seat. The inner rear fabric section is apparently a hard to find fabric that the local guy just happened to have a few feet laying around so I didn't have to pay extra to order the fabric. I paid $150 plus tax. If they didn't have the fabric laying around and had to order it, it would have come from a guy who hand makes the fabric and sells it for around $100 a yard. Overall, I am very happy with the turnout!
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:11 AM
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Looks brand new
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:26 AM
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hell im surprised, that looks like its just rolled off the assembly line going in a truck now lol, how far is this guy from kennesaw, dont be afraid to let us give him some business lol
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:50 AM
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Seat looks great - Now you might have to get some upholstery clean for the other seats and carpet cleaner for the floor.
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:41 PM
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It's about an hour and a half south of Kennesaw. And yeah, the brand new seat bottom makes me want to re-do all of the other interior fabric. Haha
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:42 PM
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Shadburn Auto Upholstery in Macon, GA, just fyi
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:44 PM
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thanks, my family lives in kennesaw so even better, mite get my f150 done and then do the 250 next time im there
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:23 PM
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If you take just the part of the seat that needs attention, it'll be cheaper to get the work done cause you won't have to pay the labor for the seat to be taken apart. It took me all of about 20 minutes to take mine apart since I had never done it before. 4 15mm bolts holding the seat down, 3 13mm bolts holding the seat back to the seat bottom, 4 10mm bolts holding the tracks onto the seat bottom, and 3 screws holding the plastic on if you've still got it.
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