|12-16-2012 07:12 PM|
|fy54957||Thank's for all the help just put engine in and got it running on the way to muffier shop monday I hope|
|12-05-2012 09:29 PM|
|496CHEVY3100||I have a 53 i used 2002 camry seats i used a center console fits great,two of my freinds also have AD trucks one 50 used rear seat from a surburban Leather with center fold down armreast and cup holders it has flat floor the other 52 used 90 silverado perfect width does not touch doors heighy is correct,looks great ,ofered in leather or fabric,wide choice of colors if you dont want to recover|
|11-30-2012 04:03 AM|
|fy54957||Thank's for all the help----It's a 52 truck it has a 54 cab on it. The floor is all flat now we have put a pieces of steel in the floor.Just re wired the truck,and hope to put engine in 12-1-2012-SBC 406 try to get some pictures are here soon has I can|
|11-28-2012 02:12 PM|
|joe_padavano||The Dakota seats are popular in the 48-54 AD trucks.|
|11-28-2012 08:09 AM|
Yeah, in my case the top was chopped and the steering column shortened so I bolted the 65 Tempest bucket seats right to the floor. It did get a little support with a flat stock going across from side to side as I remember but that was it. The buckets could be a little closer together so the width wasn't an issue.
It's not narrow enough to need the mini van center seat that would be too narrow, but good thinking, that is a perfect seat for a little earlier truck or car.
|11-28-2012 07:53 AM|
|11-28-2012 05:00 AM|
I also took out the bench seat and riser out of my 53 chevy truck. I put in mustang fox body seats.
Something to think about, If you remove the riser you will have to stiffen the floor of the cab. I added two pieces of channel to stiffen the floor. Then I made a frame to hold the seats at the height I liked.
|11-27-2012 08:47 PM|
Realistically you need to remove the seat riser, that is one problem with these trucks if you want to change the seat. The cushions mount on the seat frame which is bolted to the riser that is welded to the floor. You could mount something somehow to the seat riser I have seen that. But when I changed the seats in my truck I removed the seat riser and simply bolted the seat in like any other car.
|11-27-2012 07:41 PM|
52 chevy truck
What kind of seats will work the best---