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Old 08-12-2017, 01:44 AM   #1
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What seat fits well in a 1956 truck i dont want it hanging in the window
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Old 08-12-2017, 09:14 AM   #2
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55-59 stock seat for sure.Cab is narrow compared to later pick ups so 60-66 may not work.Get the tape measure out.Mini trucks from the 70"s on may fit to if non stock is ok.
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The search button will tel you everything you need to know. This subject has been discussed to death. '66-'98 Chevy truck is used by many. Some cut down the base to lower height.
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1988 and up full size standard cab seat fits good, with 1 mod. I have done it a few times. If your going to recover the seat anyway. I remove the cover, and cut 3 inches out of the top bar on the top of the seat back, and weld back together.
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When you say cut 3 inches out is that out of the height of the seat
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Sorry, the top of the seat back is a little wide. It hits the inside of the cab at the curve if you push it all the way back. I like as much leg room as I can get. The rest of the seat is great. I cut 1.5 out of each side near the point where it turns down. Then I just lean the side in to meet and weld. Only do one side at a time. When done you can't tell it was cut, but the upholstery person needs to know if they are using the old fabric as a template.
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