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Post How do i find out what seats fit??

I want to swap some new seats into my 1985 chevette....but how do i find out what will fit? I was thinking maybe some cavalier seats would fit...but i really dont have a clue.

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Use a tape measure

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Like Trees said. A tape measure is good. If you're not good at calculations, then get the seats conditionally from pick and pull places, so U can take 'em back if they don't work. Most places R pretty good about common seats, and will let U try them for fit. Just remember, keep them clean w/no damage if U want to return them
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I had that problem looking for a front seat for my 38. I measured, got me a front seat out of the cutlas I was using as a donor car. Put them in and the seats hit the door panel area at the front of the seats. As it turns out the car gets narrower the closer it gets to the front. Have to find another seat.
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[quote]Originally posted by kitkar:
<strong>Like Trees said. A tape measure is good. If you're not good at calculations, then get the seats conditionally from pick and pull places, so U can take 'em back if they don't work. Most places R pretty good about common seats, and will let U try them for fit. Just remember, keep them clean w/no damage if U want to return them</strong><hr></blockquote>


what is a pick and pull place?? like a junk yard?
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Ya, junk yard, auto parts recycler, bone yard. I just call it a "pick and pull", trying to coin a new phrase, like "rock and roll". I thought it might catch on, but I doubt you'll ever hear it again. "Pick and Pull"..........naaah.

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Theres an auto dismantler down the road from my house called "Pick 'n Pull". Its a pretty big chain here in california, but i dont know if its anywhere else.
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[quote]Originally posted by mustang66maniac:
<strong>Theres an auto dismantler down the road from my house called "Pick 'n Pull". Its a pretty big chain here in california, but i dont know if its anywhere else.</strong><hr></blockquote>

We have "pick 'n pull" here in Texas. They are the best salvage yards to go to because they have all their cars raised on rims, one laying flat and another welded standing in flat one. That makes a jack stand thats safe to crawl under the cars. The cars are not stacked on top of each other like most yards. The prices are great also.

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My point exactly.
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