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Old 08-26-2020, 01:47 AM   #1
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New Seat Swap for the old K5 - Acadia 2nd Row

It’s been a while since posting, but hey.

I thought I’d show a recent experiment on my Sportbird. I’m about to set it up for a bit of occasional overlanding and regular camping, and really wanted some seats that fold. But they also had to slide. And recline. And leather would be nice.

So, I picked up a set of 2019 GMC Acadia 2nd rows from an “All Terrain” edition to get brown.

Pretty easy to mount. A few holes in front and some rectangle tube at back.

They sit lower than stock. I tried as low as possible so that they were lowest they could be when folded. They are probably an inch further back than stock “I had previously modified stock to sit almost. 2” back - best mod I ever made.)

Seats are comfy, and I liked them because the bolsters were a bit larger compared to other fold-flat 2nd rows. The squared off backs are OK, since that is part of platform when folded flat.

Trying to decide whether to keep them. Color is an older corvette color, “Kalahari” and trying to decide whether to dye to match original Saddle, or dye everything else to match the Kalahari.

Anyway, I’m happy with them for now.
I have the rears as well, but they are about 8” too narrow so need to figure that out...
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Old 08-26-2020, 01:51 AM   #2
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Re: New Seat Swap for the old K5 - Acadia 2nd Row

A few more.
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Old 08-26-2020, 10:08 AM   #3
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Re: New Seat Swap for the old K5 - Acadia 2nd Row

Those look sharp, and I don't like many modern things in these old blazers, but they look nice. I would have to raise them higher though
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Old 08-26-2020, 12:08 PM   #4
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Re: New Seat Swap for the old K5 - Acadia 2nd Row

Very interesting!
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Old 08-26-2020, 12:19 PM   #5
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Re: New Seat Swap for the old K5 - Acadia 2nd Row

those are the stock sliders? It realy moves forward! I had to build sliders for mine to move that far
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Old 08-26-2020, 04:27 PM   #6
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those are the stock sliders? It realy moves forward! I had to build sliders for mine to move that far
They are the sliders that are on the Acadia seats, yes. I think the older models (pre 2018 i think) had really long nasty and complex sliders that would keep them from being very usable. But 2018+ have shorter cleaner sliders.
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