BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests


Most users ever online was 101 on Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:40 pm
Latest topics
» 2016 9th Annual Roundup, List of Attendees
Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:04 am by MASShole9C1

» Pictures from the 2016 Roundup
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:03 pm by toomanytoyz

» New Ride
Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:29 am by IMPALADAKID

» One Day to Roundup 2016
Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:25 pm by IMPALADAKID

» Good day, m8s!
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:43 pm by DonJoeMcFly

» Cruise to the Roundup???
Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:04 pm by Matt Trakker

» Tee shirts and shit for the roundup?
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:24 pm by toomanytoyz

» 2012 and up Caprice PPV
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:40 am by booth9C1SS

» Bunch of parts
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:16 am by 95brmw


Display results as :
Rechercher Advanced Search
October 2016

Share | 

 Bench to bucket mod

View previous topic View next topic Go down 

PostSubject: Bench to bucket mod   Sun May 24, 2009 7:22 am

I helped the Iceman cut his bench down to make way for his 6-speed conversion. He purchased a passenger side seat cover to do this mod, and it worked perfectly. The hard part of the day was getting the little rings off and on that held the cover to the cushin.

Getting started

Upper and lower seperated

Cutting and grinding welds.

Welding up wire tabs to match the other side out of the leftover portion I cut off.

Both sides now are the same and ready for the bucket seat cover

Outer side of seat.

Inner side of seat

Cutting the foam

Lower is now back together

Putting the seat back together.

Finished product.

Back in the car and done.

So we went from this.

To this

Last edited by IMPALADAKID on Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:16 pm; edited 2 times in total
Back to top Go down
Club President

Posts : 6870
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Sun May 24, 2009 7:24 am

Looks good! Smile

Looks like you spent a good deal more time on it than I did. But the end result was definately worth it! Nice job!

Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"

LOWER IT!!! Wink
Back to top Go down

Posts : 221
Join date : 2009-03-05

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Sun May 24, 2009 10:44 am

well damn man ,that turn out super nice, didnt look like it was that hard to do,definatly food for thought.. btw could use the top lid parts on the center piece
Back to top Go down

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Sun May 24, 2009 11:05 am

Thanks guys. I guess I got Skillz. Cool

The arm rest is going to be reinstalled on a new custom made center console, that I will hopefully be building, after the coversion is finished. I may be taking a chapter out of the Uniquekind hand book to build a full length console with wood on top and either carpet, or leather sides.
Back to top Go down

Posts : 641
Join date : 2009-02-12
Age : 70
Location : south portland maine

PostSubject: bench to bucket mod.   Sun May 24, 2009 1:09 pm

the only help i did was stay out of the way. hes a working machine. i helped drink his soda. and took the pics. those clips that hold seat to cushion were a bit-h. and yes sir. if you want you can build the console. ill pm you about what we need. Very Happy
Back to top Go down

Posts : 2301
Join date : 2009-02-22
Age : 35
Location : Mansfield, Ma

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Sun May 24, 2009 1:37 pm

Looks like Billy found a new job. And he can work under the table to gain the lovely tax break Wink
So do you have business hours or is it by appointment only? How far in advance do we need to schedule an appointment because guys like Foose have a waiting list years long.
Back to top Go down

Posts : 42
Join date : 2009-01-24
Location : central maine

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Mon May 25, 2009 2:10 pm

Nice job on those seats they look great!!
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content

PostSubject: Re: Bench to bucket mod   Today at 1:49 am

Back to top Go down
Bench to bucket mod
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» Hi Bucket Heads
» 9C1 Grey Bucket Seats
» wtb red bucket seats
» Identify my K&M bucket creatures, please!
» George Clooney's on Katie Couric's bucket list

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Modifications / Performance-
Jump to: