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Offline Gadzuk79

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bucket seat brackets???
« on: December 30, 2009, 07:43:18 PM »
hey does anybody on here make any custom brackets for bucket seats? I have a bench right now but im planning on doing buckets with a floor shifter. I heard that making the brackets suck so I figured I would see if anybody makes them. let me know
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Offline SLOW-N-LOW74

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 12:56:59 AM »
I got the corbeau seat brackets and mounted some low back blazer seats, check out the link VILE posted you will not be disappointed
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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009, 09:37:34 AM »
wow ive been thinking on putting buckets in mine now i just might since i wont have to make the brackets, what seat look good in out truck, i dont want anythig to go up past the rear window 8)

Offline Gadzuk79

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009, 06:43:00 PM »
yeah whats a good bucket seat to buy? I dont want something to sporty but I want a clean look and that is comfortable
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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2009, 07:17:00 PM »
Whats it going into? 2wd, 4x4? What kind of seat, low back, high back?

Offline SLOW-N-LOW74

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2010, 04:35:44 PM »
Took a pic of the seats on the corbeau seat brackets


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Offline Gadzuk79

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2010, 01:31:54 AM »
Slow-n-low: did the bracket you bought come as a set or one a piece?
Chevalade: its a 2wd. im not to picky on if its a low back or high. i like both so i guess whatever one i can get for a reasonable price thats nice. probably just going with all black since that will go with whatever color i decide to paint the truck
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Offline SLOW-N-LOW74

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2010, 12:21:57 PM »
Brackets are sold seperate, they were $94 ea with shipping and the seats i found for $29 ea at the junkyard
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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2010, 10:49:34 AM »
Sorry to bring this back from the dead, but which brackets did you buy Slow-N-Low?  I've checked out Street beat's website and even talked to the people at Corbeau and they say the Corbeau brackets only work with Corbeau seats.  What modifications did you have to make to use the Blazer seats with their brackets?  I also have a set of buckets from an early 80's blazer that I'm trying to install in my 79 SWB but not having any luck with brackets.
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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2010, 02:56:08 PM »
man those aint cheap, I bet somebody has modified some stockers from a car or something to make em work? or from another truck? blazer? burb? I can get a great deal on some buckets but brackets would have to be made or fabbed up to work anyone done it?
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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2010, 06:49:02 PM »
This have been posted A LOT, you cannot put Blazer seats and mounts in a pickup.  You need buckets out of a Suburban along with the front inner mounts that are welded to the floor.

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2010, 12:29:12 PM »
Sorry to dig up an old thread, but what your saying is you can use Suburban buckets and welded floor brackets in a Regular cab pickup???

Thats pretty cool
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Offline bbs80

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2010, 08:18:02 PM »
yes the brackets that r welded to the floor of the subs will work. blazers have a diff brackets  if i rember right blazers have flat floor.

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Re: bucket seat brackets???
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2010, 10:53:53 AM »
I've been thinking of this lately and what is preventing a person from copying the same style of bracket that is only used at the inner front corner of the seat? A person could bend up a strip of heavy gauge sheet metal in to an A shape, bolt it to the floor and that would provide the mounting point for the front inner corner. Same idea as the Blazer/Suburbans, but bolted instead of welded. I think there's a link on here where someone did something like this (but welded it) and even provided a 1:1 scale template for other people to make their own. I've been thinking of doing this since my bucket setup isn't ideal right now. I have a post that sits between the seat and the floor and a 4" long grade 8 bolt that runs in between.

Another consideration is how the bolts are secured at the other attachment points. The factory welds on a block of steel that has been tapped and threaded for the seat bolt, on the underside of the cab floor so you can easily remove the bolts from up top. If you just drill a hole and put a washer and nut from the underside, it makes it much more difficult when you want to take the seats out. I know from experience......
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