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Rear seats (ditch them?)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 78Suburban, Jul 19, 2005.

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ditch the moldy rear seat to save weight?

  1. Ditch it

    25 vote(s)
    53.2%
  2. keep it for the ladies

    22 vote(s)
    46.8%
  1. 78Suburban

    78Suburban 1/2 ton status

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    How many of you think I should ditch the moldy rear seat of my suburban for weight reduction? I don't think I will haul more than 3 people very often.
     
  2. coptezr

    coptezr 1/2 ton status

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    keep'em for the ladies :D
     
  3. RustBuket

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    Reupholster them all and install heating in each one with leather....that'll get the ladies!
     
  4. stallion85

    stallion85 1/2 ton status

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    I ditched the rear seats in the K5 for weight reduction and it is a dedicated trail vehicle. But if they are moldy and nasty then no one would want to sit in them anyways :rolleyes:
     
  5. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    i only have 1 seat in my K5... works for me. I don't think any "ladies" I know would want to sit on a "moldy" seat anyway...

    j
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Ditch 'em, my family has two SUV's and a crew cab pickup and the back seats are rarely, if ever used.
     
  7. mrhoes

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    I turned mine into a couch for my room :pimp: :pimp: :pimp: :pimp:
     
  8. wicked87_k5

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    Ditch'em I did the same thing with my back seat..it's my new garage couch
     
  9. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Same here. It's not about weight with me, the thing was always in the way and no one ever used it anyway.
     
  10. Leper

    Leper 1/2 ton status

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    A 78 Burb and you are worried about the weight of a seat?!?! Whats next? End of the line for fuzzy dice?!? :doah: :doah: :doah:
     
  11. clancy84

    clancy84 Registered Member

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    I would say yank it but hold onto it, its not a huge commitement to pull it out or put it back in, especially if you could use it.

    Its like 3 bolts and 15 minutes to pull out on my truck. For big trips I yank it out for the space, but I have put it back in more than once when ladies were involved. ;)

    I also got a cheap seat cover for it because its vinyl, sitting back there on a hot sunny days with the top off has brought tears to the eyes of even the toughest men. I would think a cheap seat cover would also do the trick for covering up the mold.
     
  12. 78Suburban

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    where did you get the cheap seat cover?
     
  13. gambit420s

    gambit420s 1/2 ton status

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    ditch it for the ladies, have you ever tried to get busy in one of those? the floor is better any way..
     
  14. MarcS

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    Ditch it for the ladies, and put in a air mattress. :woot: :woot: :woot:
     
  15. OffRoad

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    i like the way air mattress guy thinks. :D

    ditch the seat and put in a non-moldy one (if you put in anything).
     
  16. 78Suburban

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    actually I am definitely going to put in a memory foam matress in it for camping, but I am going to try my best to resist getting busy, 'cause I'm too young for bubba jr.,,,, that would be the quickest way to loose my 4x4 I could think of.
     
  17. clancy84

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    I think K-mart... i think any cheapo chain store that has an "automotive" section will have one. for under 20 bucks.


    Using the rear seat is for when more than person is going for a ride, not much of an oppertunity to get "busy" anyway. but take her and her friend(s) that dont like you, and you get yourself brownie points for later.

    I use a twin sized air matress for my k5, fits pretty snug between the wheel wells. make sure you don't have the rear seat in, and you may want to bring a small box or something to put in the rear footwell, otherwise the drop will get anoying pretty quick.

    --Scott
     
  18. Jishory

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    i try to keep my backseat in just incase somebodys rig dies on the trail and we have to leave it the people can have a ride back
     

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