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New upholstery
« on: December 05, 2012, 04:01:03 PM »
I called an upholstery to get a quote on fixing my 1977 Mercury Bobcat's front seats.  He said my best bet would be to by a kit from Dallas Mustang.  I went to the website and found some high back covers that look like they would fit.

However, when I called the store the guy said he had nothing for a Pinto.

Here is the link.... What are the chance that these would fit...with professional installation.

Thanks.....Wal ter

http://www.dallasmustang.com/mustang-parts/product/SEAT-UPHOLSTERY-1971-1973-COUPE-STANDARD-BLACK-COMPLETE/11399

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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012, 05:51:18 PM »
Can't beat that price for sure.. 8)
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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2012, 07:17:15 PM »
i recently paid 300 to have my front seats recovered in my car .. just straight up black vinal  ..

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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2012, 07:40:38 PM »
Anyone know if those TMI seats will fit a 1977 Bobcat??

They look the same.

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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2012, 08:12:10 PM »
they look real close.... the front of the bottom cushion looks a little different but not much...
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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012, 07:54:23 AM »
HAS ANYONE BOUGHT A SET AND INSTALLED THEM? IF SO HOW DID IT GO AND HOW WELL DID THEY FIT? THANKS
 
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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2012, 05:40:15 PM »
I also found these seats from a 1971 Cougar.  They look similar.  Could these be made to work?

Only $203 a piece.   :D

http://www2.cougarpartscatalog.com/1919mecoupki2.html

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Re: New upholstery
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012, 08:41:01 PM »
I picked up a pair of Scat ProCar seats in black to use in my '73 & a pair is under 350 bucks new.
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