Late model GTO seat install on second gen!!!

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  1. spav350

    spav350 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Ok... since the rear seat backs are so high and limit visibility, I have decided to cut them down to a better height. I started by removing 4". Here are a few pics of what I've done so far.

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    Removing the seat cover is very easy.
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    This is the back rest frame with 4" of material cut out. I still need to reweld to two pieces back together.
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    spav350 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    What a difference 4 inches makes!!! I finished one side last night. What do yall think?

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    This was after I welded the two pieces I cut earlier back together and fit them in the foam.
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    I needed to relocate the hanger from the center of the frame to the outer portion for mounting.
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    I just used a clothes hanger to "help with tightening up the cover.
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    Great work!!
     
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    Thanks FatnLow!
     
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    Does it have enough room for someone to get in the back? From the pics it looks like they are right up to each other?
     
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    Great work, please keep us informed so this thread can be stickied.

    Great follow through on the pics for others to do this.
    You got me reconsidering now......GTO seats are the best one's IMHO.
     
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    Looks great! I'll definitely be following suit. :)
     
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    Realistically, it'll be tight for a full grown adult back there. You can do it if you move the seats a good ways forward though.
     
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    Thanks Aces. They are comfy!!
     
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    Thanks Drew. It's a piece of cake.
     

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