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quick question...

Post #1 by mavchick » Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:31 pm

I want to get my seats reupholstered..

But it will cost me $400
Do you think tis worth it or should I just go buy seat covers, or should I try to find seats that will fit in my 72 Maverick?

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Post #2 by addo » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:16 am

Is that price just for new vinyl, or including the replacement of foam and webbing underneath?

A lot of people do go for newer seats, and if needed they modify the mounts to bolt in. Better comfort is a clear benefit, as may be superior headrests. Then again, you might need them reupholstered to match the original interior!

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Post #3 by mavchick » Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:43 pm

That is the price of only the upholstering. Just replacing the material. Iguess the seats are very different. They have lots of detail and a weird design.

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Post #4 by 250mav » Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:29 pm

do you have buckets or a bench? if there buckets and there total crap not worth keeping make sure you keeps the tracks off the bottom. you can pick up nice buckets from the junkyard for a fraction of that price. mount them to the tracks and bolt them in. another option is to order replacment mustang seat covers and wrap them yourself. autokrafters sells the bucket seat foam too if you need it. but i still think picking up something from the junkyard would be your best and cheapest bet.
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Post #5 by ford farlane » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:35 pm

do you go one the maverick board? ask xpsnak on there. and i have 2 mustang 2 seat.

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Re: quick question...

Post #6 by jamyers » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:11 am

I'd hit the wrecking yard, looking for some cool 6-way powered seats in good shape. Or at least some reclining buckets.
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Re: quick question...

Post #7 by Vin Man » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:33 am

I had my front seats redone and no regrets. I would not do seat covers.
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