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Old 07-11-2014, 09:21 PM   #1
Beaumont@
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Bucket seat conversion using bench seat brackets how to

I've always liked the look of factory buckets so I decided to gut the bench seat interior in favor of bucket seats. After no luck trying to track down a decent set of 1970 buckets seats $$$$, I decided to go another route by using my old 1970 bench seat brackets for the drivers seat and some old beat up bucket seats from a 73 and up truck which are cheaper and easier to find. I was pretty happy with the results.

Before & After 1970 C10

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Here's what I started with:
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I found a local guy who had around 10 of these 73 and up seats lying around.
Pretty sure they were out of a 1975 truck. Once the brown seat had the nasty cover off there was the little chrome square in the center.

Here is the key to making bench seat brackets work on the drivers side bucket seat. 2 simple easy to make brackets
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