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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Metaltwister, Apr 15, 2012.
looks very nice I can nearly smell it from here aaaah!
Just had the seats redone in my 59 Bel-Air, this spring. The 59 Impala speaker grill and rear arm rests were installed in about 1992.
Had mine redone this spring.
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Thanks guys for posting up your pics... I always refer customers to this thread as a good place for upholstry ideas and styles. Any more?
Before and after...
I wanted to use fiberglass bucket seats instead of the usual molded plastic drag seats. I finally found some at Aircraft Spruce. They are only 3.5 lbs each, not cheap at $85 each but they are wider than the narrow Speedway buckets. I modified a cheap pair of Summit covers. and added a little egg crate foam under them.
My 60 Impala more door interior. Old school !
Had a local shop upholster a Glide Engineering frame for my '39 p/u. Hopefully they'll be able to do as nice of a job when I get around to the upholstery on my '54 Ranch Wagon
Ronny just sent me a pic of his new frame all upholstered and looking very surf shop appropriate.
I like that!
I followed a post on here by Hellfish on redoing your own seats, and here are the results on my first try
Eventually, I’ll get to the front.
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Hi 51504Bat, I live out in your area and I have been looking to get a bench a seat done for my 40 sedan, I was curious where you got your seat done for your 39p/u. It came out really nice!
Might find this thread helpful? Add to when you find your Upholstery Guru!
Ramirez Upholstery in Rialto
500 bucks. I provided the Glide Engineering frame but not the foam. Ramirez said they would rather use their own and I'm glad I took their advice. The Glide foam wasn't cheap and I really like the way the sculpture of the seat came out. They do a lot of big truck upholstery repair for dealers so it took them a while to do it between their regular customer jobs but it was worth the wait, IMO.
See post 489
Perfect ! I will have to get in contact with them. Thanks for this info 51504bat, I appreciate it.
Plymouth van middle seat in my 1927 Coupe.
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