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Post by willd » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:29 pm

What seats are people using? I have the stock seats and want something that sits a little lower. Looking for good cheap suggesions.

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Post by HeadCock » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:12 pm

Eggflats :D
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Post by Scodge » Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:02 pm

Most after market seats are going to get you up a little higher. The stock seat brackets on the broncos are pretty pitiful, and the aftermarket brackets are usually pretty well built, which adds to the seat height issue. Not to mention, newer seats aren't broken in yet. So, getting lower is pretty tough.

Maybe the eggflats :D will work, whatever the hell that is.
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Post by Stan » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:09 am

Maybe those fiberglass " formed " seats?
Homemade brackets and throw a seat cushion on it.
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Post by marc » Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:49 am

i've got 92' toyota celica front seats, had to fab up the brackets. low profile, very compfy. 40 bucks at the local pick-n-pull.
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Post by willd » Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:36 am

I'm thinking celica or or nissan 300z type seats. Maybe I'm having an issue with the mounts. The drivers side sits fairly low, but my wife's head almost hits the rollbar in the passenger side.. She's about 5'9" The passenger side seems like it sits about 2"-3 higher in the front. I guess I could fab some new install brackets that sit lower.
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Post by James » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:10 pm

I used Ford Probe seats. They are very comfortable. However, I'm 6ft1in my middle son is 6ft 4in. I mounted them to flat stock and then bolted the flat stock to the cab, nothing fancy. So we have to recline the seats quite a bit to look through the top of the wind shield. Plus, our head stick up past the roll cage. So, I'm going to swap them out this spring/summer.
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Post by Mherriford » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:12 pm

I run seats from a pontiac fiero, they sit pretty low, lower than my stockers
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Post by oldwinghunter » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:04 pm

i have recently aquired some stock 69 cougar seats, a bit higher in the back , and have a head rest, they look like stock bronco seats other than that .havent got them in yet though ,.. mabie one day...
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Post by mass1970 » Mon May 10, 2010 9:24 am

I think my 70 has old mustang seats. I don't love them but the sides are low which makes it easy to slide in and out - the thing is already high so raised sides would be an issue climbing in and out.
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Post by TonyNokes » Tue May 11, 2010 10:35 pm

I also used Ford Probe seats and belts. I think they are lower than the stock seats. Also, the side bolsters are not so high they get in the way like some seats I have seen.

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Post by abasijones » Wed May 12, 2010 2:19 am

Same here. I am also using Ford Probe seats as they are really comfortable and also long lasting in sense of durability and it's also not so pricey so you can go for it.

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Post by willd » Wed May 12, 2010 9:15 am

I installed the 07 Kia Rio seats last night. They are really comfortable and bolted in really smooth. I didn't realize till after I installed them that they are just a little too wide for my tuffy console to fit. I'm going to have to move it back a little so it opens behind the arm rest on the seat.
They sit a little lower than the stock seats, but not much. Really comfortable though.
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