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Old 12-26-2011, 11:05 AM   #1
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Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

What's a good bucket seat to put in my 1972 C10? There are so many vehicles that can be used I am sure, so what is a good size to put in there and keep my new seats belts I just bought? Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

I can't believe nobody has replied or has any thoughts on some good seats to use. I guess I'll keep looking, thanks.
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:42 PM   #3
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

Factory buckets look the best!
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:43 PM   #4
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

I've been looking for '04 up chevy truck buckets/console.. they are power iirc tho..
van seats work..
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:41 PM   #5
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

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Just posting for ideas.... I like these.

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Old 12-29-2011, 10:47 PM   #6
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

there are many posts on this topic. The search will help you find them. I personally like leather buckets from the newer trucks
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Old 12-29-2011, 11:07 PM   #7
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

Thanks for the replies. Wish I knew where to get some original bucket seats. I agree on them looking best. I'll go look at the local junk yard to see what 04' and up seats they have.
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Old 12-30-2011, 05:33 AM   #8
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

up to the mid 80's dodge van seats used the same basic frame and a good upholstery guy can cover them to look very similar to originals
cost is normally a fraction what the "factory originals" cost
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:03 AM   #9
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

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Factory buckets look the best!
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They are pricey,... but I'd rather have the original bench seat than some other brand of buckets.
OEM seats look the best in my opinion.
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:18 AM   #10
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

I had these in my 70 GMC, replaced with factory buckets. Don't know what they came out of but they are comfortable. I am posting these for sale in the parts forum.
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Old 12-30-2011, 08:06 AM   #11
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

Show truck or a driver ? What's the plans for the truck?
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Old 12-30-2011, 08:26 AM   #12
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

A little of both actually. I drive it alot but I am within walking distance to work, so no sense in driving. I am soon to be do a restore and paint with a frame off coming next year or 2 when funds allow. Will post some pics when I can in the forum. Thanks.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:18 PM   #13
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

A bump for more ideas ...
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Old 12-30-2011, 04:10 PM   #14
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

I have heard people use 2003-2007 Dodge Ram seats.

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=386957

Take the headrests off and have some covers made. I think they'd be sharp ! I was going to go this route and decided to go with Cheyenne buckets. the Dodge swap would give you a fold down console, etc. Pretty cool write up on how to do it.

This might be the ticket man.

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Old 12-30-2011, 04:28 PM   #15
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

The early buddy buckets were made by Bostrom, the same people that made early jeep lowbacks. You can get some Smittybilt seats for like $130 and make a frame to mount them to.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:48 PM   #16
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

Just posted on another line. The Dodge seat fix looks good. But,does it hide(cover-up) the gas tank? Let me know as the nasty van captain chairs that came with my truck GOTTA go !
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:46 PM   #17
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Re: Bucket Seats for a 1972 C10

I agree about the gas tank. I know LMC has a carpet to hide it but hiding with seats and console is nice too. I need to look into the dodge seats or the chevy van or suburban seats.
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