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Vombrown

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could someone measure the seat height on their 72 truck, or suburban please. I am using the seats from my 84 donor truck and they are too low. I will need to build them up a little and I was just wondering what height the stock seats are. Just floor pan to top of seat please. I can take it from there.
 

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I would like to know that as well, running silverado seats at the moment.
 

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Mine isn't stock either. Would like to know too.
 

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Has anyone got stock seats in their truck anymore? Ha!

I removed one of the captains chairs from the donor suburban today and sat it in the passenger side of the 72. Seemed low but still ok. I was just wondering what it "should" be.
 

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These are some quick pics just running out to the k5. If you need exact. I can work on getting better ones. My rubber mat kind of swells up around where the seat mounts to the floor.

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Interesting observation. 84 suburban captains chairs with the bracket tabs bent flat on the floor measure 11" seat height. A 2" block will bring it to proper ride height.
 

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Did you sit in it to see how it feels?
I think that it could make a difference on the foam density, and the individual person.
 

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It felt a little low to me just sitting on the floor. Although I could see over the hood just fine. A couple inches in rise would be about perfect I think.
 

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Don't forget to close the door and stick your head and arm out.
I have to play with it some and stew about it before I am happy.
 
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