mustang seats in baby scout? alternative front seats

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  1. Cody West

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    this bench from a 65 mustang looks like.. well, exactly what I'm looking for as far a front seats go. buckets, console, kind of a bench.. anybody done anything like this? post your alternatives to the conventional front seats seats.jpg
     
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    Cody,

    I had to sit and stew over it a bit, but after some thinking......

    I finally decided, not only do those Mustang seats look great, its a pretty smart option.

    Regardless of what life your Scout lives during the time you are its care taker, I don't ever expect there to be any issue getting new early Mustang parts, especially seat covers, etc.

    If I wasn't headed down the bucket seat-->bench seat path in my 800, there is a strong chance I would be following right behind you. :bananrap::thumbs up:
     
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    I had the blue version of that bench a long time ago in a 65 fastback and they are the nicest bench seat I have ever enjoyed. Unfortunately Mustangs came standard with buckets and only 3% had that free option. I doubt you're going to find them so easily. You might try similar cars. The Mustang's body was derived from the Falcon. Bench seats were probably more often selected in them. And they wouldn't have the Mustang premium cost.
     
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    not certain if you are replying to me, or the OP.

    If me, I wasn't speaking about Mustang bench seats, My 800 shipped from IH with buckets, and I have located/purchased an IH Scout 80 bench seat for my vehicle, that has quite the story behind it, along with being a world traveler. This is the current path for my 800. I was merely stating, if I had raggedy, beat up, unusable buckets in my 800, Mustang buckets would be a smart way to go, at least, IMHO.

    If I have misunderstood, and your comments are directed at the OP and not me, in the infamous words of Emily Litella, "never mind".
     
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    Guy on the hill country binders page is selling some nice seats for 100$.. I have seen them n person there sweet. Black low back buckets
     
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    I got to have headrests. Too many bad drivers out there.
     
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    Same reason I opted out
     
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    I completely understand, even before I stick my foot into my mouth, that I will never win a argument against safety.

    That stated, most of the drivers I'm aware of with an automotive safety fetish are driving Volvo's, and not International Harvester's. :)
     
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    I will say, all of the cheap seats I have seen installed in vehicles were a temporary measure. They degraded fairly fast..
     
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    Speaking of sticking something , safety and winning an argument....simply focus on the most important factor, the driver. ....LOL......,


    “If the government wanted people to drive safely, they’d mandate a spike in the middle of each steering wheel.”

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    https://chemical-materials.elsevier...nce/cant-me-mandatory-safety-peltzman-effect/
     
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