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
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest

None

Most users ever online was 105 on Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:02 am
Latest topics
» 94 caprice low miles
Today at 9:07 am by MalibuSSwagon

» My LS swap
Today at 7:53 am by Ilovealex5.16

» I have a 94 caprice classic 68k LOW MILES
Today at 7:43 am by Ilovealex5.16

» 95 9c1 Maine state police car
Today at 3:00 am by MASShole9C1

» 1994 Roadmaster sedan
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:37 pm by 95brmw

» 96 9C1
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:30 pm by Cadet57

» 94 RMS 60k miles and 94 FWB with 76k for sale
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:03 pm by CrashMaster

» Harness wanted
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:43 pm by No Moa

» WANTED DR side Exhaust manifold
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:32 pm by Tomz9C1

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
March 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 Seat rails

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
bammax

avatar

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

PostSubject: Seat rails   Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:14 pm

I'll be swapping the seat rails on my drivers seat in the next couple days and wanted to know if there are any pointers that I should know.

I deffinetly have 1 question which is, are the rails bolted or rivited to the actual seat? I want to make sure I have all the tools and supplies I need before I start since I won't be able to drive to the parts store once I pull the seat out of the car.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Seat rails   Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:47 pm

bammax wrote:
I'll be swapping the seat rails on my drivers seat in the next couple days and wanted to know if there are any pointers that I should know.

I deffinetly have 1 question which is, are the rails bolted or rivited to the actual seat? I want to make sure I have all the tools and supplies I need before I start since I won't be able to drive to the parts store once I pull the seat out of the car.
13MM shallow socket, and box wrench. That should be it. Rails bolt to seat.
Back to top Go down
bammax

avatar

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

PostSubject: Re: Seat rails   Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:48 pm

I know what I'll be duin tomorow
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Seat rails   Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:03 pm

Phillips head screw driver if you have the little black plastic thingys.
Back to top Go down
bammax

avatar

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

PostSubject: Re: Seat rails   Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:15 pm

Perfect info Billy. I used a 13mm shallow and deep socket depending on which gave me better clearence. I also used a ratcheting wrench since I had one and don't use it much Laughing

This was a pretty easy job. The entire process took 1 hour from the time I went to the car until I came back into the house. And that was with removing the seat from the car and dismanteling it on the sidewalk. I didn't even need to use a breaker bar on any of the bolts Very Happy

Now I just need to get used to the slightly different seating position over the next couple days and I'll be happy. Turns out the manual rails don't slide quite as far back as the power rails and I appearently had the front of the seat raised slightly and didn't notice. Now it's just a matter of planting my butt in the right spot and everything will be good.

On a side note the manual rails weight next to nothing but those power rails are pretty hefty. I'd say I dropped at least 5 pounds in the switch. I could only imagine the weight of the seats with power recline and lumbar and all that crap.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Seat rails   

Back to top Go down
 
Seat rails
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Aftermarket Seat Heaters?
» Seat conversion
» Where are the heated seat controls?
» Impala seat covers
» New In Box L322 Factory Roof Rails and Crossbars

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