Aftermarket seats

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  1. tiger9297

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    I'm looking to do something with the seats in my truck. Have a '99 2500 ext cab. Of course it has the rainbow interior and the foam in the driver's seat has just collapsed. I had thought about getting another cushion for that seat and just having an upholstery shop recover the seats with a better looking fabric. However, another thought I had was to buy a new aftermarket seat and then have a shop recover the back seat (ext cab) to match. Some of the aftermarket seats are really nice. Anyone know of any good places to buy aftermarket seats for our trucks?
     
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    aftermarket seats are expensive, I don't know of a place that sells them, you can however get a used seat bottom from the salvage yard for about $20 it is 4 10mm bolts to remove and reinstall it, also a passenger side cushion will work as well if you want to upgrade to leather interior but cant find a decent drive side one.
     
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    If you have leather seats with power, the passenger seat bottoms will not directly bolt up. You'll need some rigging to get it to work.
     
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    The other issues with these seats is that they are terribly uncomfortable. I can honestly say that the seats in this '99 2500 are the most uncomfortable seats of any vehicles I've ever owned. I love the truck, body style, Cummins, etc, but these seats are awful.
     
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    I find them pretty comfortable myself. Hug me better than any car I've ever sat in and about as well as Dad's 05 chevy though the fabric isn't as nice.

    I have seen where SRT-4 seats are popular but they're not plug and play. Have to do a little custom stuff with em.
     
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    Seat swap is the easy part. It's the seat belt that's giving me grief. Lucky I find the ugly torn stocker comfortable.
    I have some nice 99 Durango R/T heated/power leather buckets I want to use but the darn seat belt issue.
     

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