Creating bucket seats out of60/40 split bench

Luisram

Luisram

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So I was thinking of making bucket seats out of 2sets of split bench seats. Wondering if it is possible to use the bottom of the drivers side of the split bench on the passengers side and attaching the passengers side upper to it to create the bucket effect that will leave me just enough space for a center console. Any thoughts on the matter
 
pagrunt

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I've seen a set of 60/40 turned into a 40/40 bucket set up. The center seat was cut off & the edge was made to mirror the drivers side.
 
565bbchevy

565bbchevy

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I've seen a set of 60/40 turned into a 40/40 bucket set up. The center seat was cut off & the edge was made to mirror the drivers side.
I have done that a couple times, here's a really old picture of my Monte with the 60 seat cut down the interior was from my 81' Regal.
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Luisram

Luisram

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Thanks that's what I was thinking too do will give it a try
 
DROLDS84

DROLDS84

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Thanks that's what I was thinking too do will give it a try
I think I will too.Thinking I'm going to do it like pagrunt described. I have debated it for a long time while searching for some decent looking buckets.Post some pics when you are done.
 
565bbchevy

565bbchevy

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So I was thinking of making bucket seats out of 2sets of split bench seats. Wondering if it is possible to use the bottom of the drivers side of the split bench on the passengers side and attaching the passengers side upper to it to create the bucket effect that will leave me just enough space for a center console. Any thoughts on the matter
A couple reasons why this way does not work is the driver's seat base on the passenger side would put the clearanced side for the center hump at the passenger door and the back of the passenger seat won't fit correctly on the driver's side bottom because it tilts forward the opposite way.
 
Luisram

Luisram

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So I was able to cut the passenger seat down cut and the foam. I altered the seat cover to fit here's how it came out and I just got my B & M shifter needs to be installed but looks good
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Luisram

Luisram

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Next I have to get a center console. I did pickup some blue vinyl maybe ill try and make one
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Luisram

Luisram

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Oh and I'm going to need the correct seatbelt attachments anyone have any for sale?
 
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