Late model GTO seat install on second gen!!!

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  1. serpent710

    serpent710 Veteran Member

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    Are you planning on doing anything to the GTO on the seat? Great job fabricating though, I could could not even fathom attempting something like that.
     
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    spav350 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Yes... I'm going to have it removed and have a gold bowtie done. Either that or have Camaro in gold. I haven't made my mind up yet. This job was not hard at all if you have the right tools. All I used were a small mig welder from Harbor freight and a 4-1/2" grinder from there as well. The rest were just hand tools. You won't know unless you try, so give it a shot. :cool:
     
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    I saw a set with backs cut down in a 67 GTO, you have to take it out of the middle of the back rest to be able keep the upper control on the seat though.
     
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    spav350 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    What upper control are you refering to? The head rest?
     
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    I think he's talking about the front seats.

    In my post, I was talking about the rear seats. Sorry if it seemed ambiguous.

    For the front seats, it's not the seatback height that 'bothers' me, as much as the thickness of the power mechanism and spacing of the rails. Not sure much can be done about the bottom of the fronts though.
     
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    spav350 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    The only way would be to lower your floor pans. Let me know how that goes. LOL :crazy:
     
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    Well, if you saw what a mess I've stepped in with my car, you'd know it's not out of the realm of possibility. :confused: :crazy: I have had the thought "I wonder if I could put the GTO firewall to floorpan in to my 79Z..."
     
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    Anything is possible. You just have to want to do it.:cool: I looked at your car. You're doing a lot of work. I've alway's wanted to put a turbo on something. I have a an old 300 straight six from my very first truck (ford f150 4x4) that I decked out with upgrades. I plan on installing it in a 1968 scout two wheel drive, and putting a trubo on it. Good luck on your build and post progress on here if you lower the pans.
     
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    Front Seat Height

    My fronts are a bit tall for my taste, but still very comfortable and easy to get used to at the lowest height. I have taken quite a few photos of my completed interior with front seats, console and rears if you would like to see finished results.

    Rick
     
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    Post em up.
     

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