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Old 06-13-2011, 01:20 AM
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Default 60/40 split to buckets w/ center console

I love the look of the buckets w/ center console. I have a 2001 xlt and I'm wondering if it's possible to do this switch. And how expensive for good condition parts. Thanks
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Old 06-13-2011, 01:44 AM
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It is possible. Seats range in price from $50-$400 then the console is gonna cost atleast 100 it self.

It is easier to just hack off the one section of the driver seat with a sawzall. Then find a console.

Explorer full length is you best choice.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:15 AM
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a 98+ is very simple to do. find a matching passenger seat. you really only need the bottom metal pan, foam, and cover. swap to your driver's seat. instant buckets without cutting or anything. that is if you like the stock seats.

then there are explorer seats. pretty much bolt in, some have power options.

Mustang seats can be used as well using manual explorer seat tracks. search around. it's covered a lot on here.
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:05 PM
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Default Re: 60/40 split to buckets w/ center console

does anyone have a "how to" for cutting up the 60/40 into buckets??
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:17 PM
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does anyone have a "how to" for cutting up the 60/40 into buckets??
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/inter...0-40-40-a.html<===CLICK

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Old 06-18-2011, 04:48 PM
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Default Re: 60/40 split to buckets w/ center console

I did the 60/40 to a 40/40. Not hard to do. A dremel works wonders for cutting the frame out. Looks almost stock if you leave extra fabric from the center and pull it down over the part you cut off. I'll post pics when I get a chance.
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:56 PM
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I did the 60/40 to a 40/40. Not hard to do. A dremel works wonders for cutting the frame out. Looks almost stock if you leave extra fabric from the center and pull it down over the part you cut off. I'll post pics when I get a chance.
If you click the link I posted just above your post you will see the exact same thing.
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:03 PM
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Thanks a bunch, now I just have to convince my parents to let me do it haha
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Old 06-19-2011, 05:20 AM
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If you have access to a jy, you can get a passenger side seat bottom cover, foam, and metal pan and bolt them to your driver's side for an instant bucket seat on the driver's side as well. no cutting, no resewing. but, this only works for 98+. and no, the recline handle won't be on the wrong side because you will not be swapping that.
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