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Hi guys - hope everyone is off to a good start on their weekend. Just doing some research on seat options.<p>It looks like seat foams are going to run close to $400 for both front seats and that got me thinking about alternatives. Corbeau makes a brand new seat, in cloth, for just a bit more for example.<p><A HREF="http://www.corbeau.com/products/fixed_back_seats/classic_ii" TARGET="_blank">http://www.corbeau.com/product...ic_ii</A>/<p><IMG SRC="http://www.corbeau.com/product_images/classic_ii/black_vinyl_cloth/ClassicII-60914-F-L.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://www.corbeau.com/product_images/classic_ii/black_vinyl_cloth/ClassicII-60914-SR-L.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><br>Any suggestions I should start checking into for me?<p>Thanks
 

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Re: Seat options (tdskip)

What seats are in your TR3?<p>Help me remember - is your Amazon a 2-door or 4-door?<p>George Dill
 

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Hi George!<p>I have the stock seats in the TR3, low back. I'm planning on swapping them out if I ever get her ready to actually be used. Low back seats make me nervous for street use.<p>I'd like to keep the stock seats and just clean the heck of the existing vinyl and get them re-foamed.<p>Anyway - my 122S is a coupe and has these seats (please excuse the dirt/dust)<p><IMG SRC="http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb73/tdskip_photos/VolvoFirstDay2-3-099-1.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Remember that any new seat (back) must tilt forward to allow access to the back seat.<p>Your original seats with new covers and new foam and new webbing would be a very good long-term option compared to all-new aftermarket seats.<p>BTAIM, my preference for an aftermarket cloth front seat would be an item with at least equivalent strength and safety features as the stock seat (adjustable headrest/lumbar, etc.).<p>Since your seats are not in real bad condition a much cheaper option would be slip-on seat covers.<p>George Dill
 

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Hi George. Good point on the need for the to tilt!<p><br>I think I can save the vinyl covers, which I'm going to try and do since they are actually in decent shape and I generally prefer to try to keep the cars stock in appearance. And let;s just face it - those are very cool stock seats!<p>I think the foams are shot, and are a bit musty from the car not being stored well. I'm hoping I can take the existing black vinyl off and just get new, non-smelly, foams and re-use the existing covers.<p>If no one sells those foams I guess I'll have to take them to a local custom shop and see what they can come up with.
 

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You can find bulk foam at a mattress shop or even WalMart and shape it with a good sharp knife. MUCH cheaper!<br>(think "Foam Mattress Pad")
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Walrus3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">You can find bulk foam at a mattress shop or even WalMart and shape it with a good sharp knife. MUCH cheaper!<br>(think "Foam Mattress Pad")</TD></TR></TABLE><p>This IS the only way to go!<p>Be sure to install new seat webbing - also available at Wal-mart as lawn chair repair ribbon.<p>George Dill
 
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