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My seats are starting to rip at the stitches in a few places and I'd like to replace them with new ones that have the raised sides so I don't slide around so much. I don't even mind going to cloth seats. I've looked at bomz on ebay but I'm not sure if this is too drastic a change from the original. Procar seats look great but the price is too high considering I have other stuff to do too. Any suggestions for a replacement seat? I'd buy good condition used also but I need dark blue which narrows my choice a little. Thanks!

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It sounds like if you can hold out for a few months, leather repros are coming!
 

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i used 2000 honda prelude manual seats and had them re-upholstered to match the cougar pattern--they have bolsters recline,have removable headrests and i was able to make addaptor plates that bolt thru the stock holes---very comfortable and the pass seat goes foreward on the track when tilted foreward
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I can definitely wait. Mine aren't too bad, but once I get the mechanical stuff taken care of, I start looking at seats, carpet, etc. Who's going to be the supplier?
 

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i used 2000 honda prelude manual seats and had them re-upholstered to match the cougar pattern--they have bolsters recline,have removable headrests and i was able to make addaptor plates that bolt thru the stock holes---very comfortable and the pass seat goes foreward on the track when tilted foreward
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Did you get them from a junkyard? Getting the bolts to line up would probably be the biggest issue. I would just have to check the yards areound me or craigslist. The bolsters are key. I feel like I'm sliding all over the place and I don't even drive like a nut.
 

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Why not go with reproduction Mustang front seat covers. You can find them on Ebay all day for $100-$150. I have a full front and rear set at home (bought them before I found Cougar front seats for cheap) in saddle that I paid $100 for shipped. If you don't care about being concours Mustang seat covers look period correct while saving you about $1000.
 

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be careful with the width of your seats. The convertible has less width because of the inner rocker rails. Some of the seats that fit a coupe won't fit a convertible when you slide them to the rear - I found out the hard way
 

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be careful with the width of your seats. The convertible has less width because of the inner rocker rails. Some of the seats that fit a coupe won't fit a convertible when you slide them to the rear - I found out the hard way

I hadn't thought of that, so thanks for the tip. I was only thinking I had to worry about the width of the tracks. Those scat seats look great but they cost a fortune. I'm planning on doing the carpet in the spring so I'll figure this out before then so if I replace them I'll only have to take them out once.

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i am having a girl doing custom front covers over 05+ std mustang pads with bolsters, she is redoing the xr7 pattern on them for me.
 

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I think the best bet would be to use lincoln mark vii lsc seats and have them upholstered to match teh orginal desighn with a modifed headrest it should look just about perfect. if you need them done that way drop me a line and i can make them
 
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