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12th Annual Stovebolt Reunion

at the

Midwest All Truck Nationals

September 9, 10 & 11

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#739637 - Sat Apr 16 2011 12:08 AM 1941-1946 Seat Sub
chris42pu Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Registered: Wed Mar 20 2002 12:00 PM
Posts: 183
Loc: Fall Creek, Oregon
I was wondering if anyone knows off hand a replacement bench seat that will fit in the 41-46 trucks? S-10, Datsun, ???? Mine is toast...springs are rusted and breaking everywhere and the mice ate everything except the springs. Just wondering if anyone has done this and how it worked out. Thanks
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#739682 - Sat Apr 16 2011 07:39 AM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: chris42pu]
Hotrod_A Offline
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Registered: Mon Aug 30 2010 11:39 AM
Posts: 131
Loc: CT
Try the narrow 2nd row bench seat out of a minivan, or the 3rd row seat out of a Land Cruiser. I know the Land Cruiser 3rd row is close in length.
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#740453 - Mon Apr 18 2011 08:22 PM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: Hotrod_A]
DelawareBolter Offline
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Registered: Tue Jan 08 2008 05:53 PM
Posts: 3
Loc: Delaware
Jim Carter has an article about replacing '41-'46 seat cushions with the third row seat from a Dodge or Plymouth Minivan. May be helpful. Below is the web address. Wasn't sure how to add as a link.

http://www.oldchevytrucks.com/blog/2010/02/1939-1946-replacement-seat-cushions/
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#740538 - Tue Apr 19 2011 12:25 AM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: DelawareBolter]
Britcon Offline
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Registered: Wed May 12 2004 12:00 PM
Posts: 1550
Loc: Birch Bay, WA
Someone suggested an older Ford Ranger bench seat would fit my '40. Never got around to checking it out.
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#740941 - Wed Apr 20 2011 11:28 AM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: Britcon]
Charles in CA Offline
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Registered: Mon Jul 22 2002 12:00 PM
Posts: 203
Loc: Santa Cruz, CA
I am using a 90's Chrysler minivan 3rd row seat for my 37 Chevy pickup. I am in the process of sorting out how to mount it. Seems to fit pretty well when set in place over riser & gas tank. You definitely have to remove the mounting & wheels from the seat bottom.
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#741015 - Wed Apr 20 2011 03:14 PM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: Charles in CA]
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Charles in CA -
I must have looked at 15-20 different seats to use in my 37 Chev pickup and I have never even come close as to how to mount a seat and still be able to access the fuel tank filler under the passenger front seat. Have you figured that out yet?
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#741021 - Wed Apr 20 2011 03:21 PM Re: 1941-1946 Seat Sub [Re: 6cylindersovertexas]
Charles in CA Offline
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Registered: Mon Jul 22 2002 12:00 PM
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Joe, for some reason my 37 cab came with a 38 type tank. At some point in it's life, someone modified the riser & also cut a hole in the right side of the cab for the filler tube. I know it's a 37 cab, at least that's what the vin tag says. I'm torn about what to do - should I keep as it was modified, or should I close up the hole & put in a 37 tank. If I keep as is w/38 type tank & filler neck, it should be much easier to mount the minivan seat. I don't think I would be able to figure out how to use this seat if I returned to how it should be.


Edited by Charles in CA (Wed Apr 20 2011 03:22 PM)
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