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Seats for a chopped shoebox,what'd you use?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 29EHV8, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. My seats in my '50 are beyond repairable.
    I was wondering what anyone else has found that fit good and get ya down low too.
    I'm whacking the roof this w/e on my shoe and wanna be able to be down in the car.
    Front and back are shot,so I gotta raplace both.

    Thanx guys....Shiny
     
  2. =mike=
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 820

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    how bad is " shot " . . . ? just re-fab them and bold them to the floor . or you could get buckets out of a 60's t-bird .

    also how low do you plan on chopping it , and how tall are you ?!? you might be able to get away with a stock seat regardless .
     
  3. The backseat is rusty,bent and broken pieces.
    The front is on its way to lookin like the back.

    I'm 6'1" and its gettin chopped lots,6" and 9"
    I like sittin low in all my rides....
     
  4. old beet
    Joined: Sep 25, 2002
    Posts: 5,750

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    Gettin chopped 6 and 9! Just throw a mattrest in there Shiny, I know where yer heads at!!!!!........OLDBEET
     

  5. Ol Blue
    Joined: Oct 31, 2005
    Posts: 394

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    I guy I know that's chopped lots of Mercs told me that he recommends a 74-76 Chrysler New Yorker tudor seats. He indicated they will go lower than most and the seatback height and seat width is correct too. I can't find one though. :(

    I looked at a local chopped Merc and he thought his seats were out of a Cadillac. The seat was 10" off the floor. Width was 52" and seat back height was 29". I'm 6' 3" and I could see out ok, but it was only 3 1/2 or 4" chop.
    Ol Blue
     

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