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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-15-2009, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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Mustang seat mounting issues

So I got my 'new' mustang seat yesterday. I am having a problem with mounting it. Instead of like the stock seat which has built in nuts, it has thread bolts sticking out the back. And they are sooo long that the only way I could get it on was to remove the backrest and put it together. And now they are so long in fact that they almost hit the door of the rear 'glove' box.

Now is this normal? Cuz I can turn the threaded rods a little by hand, but the brass insert that they go into turns too and I don't want to break anything. I know I can cut the bolts shorter of course, but I just want to know if this is normal.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-15-2009, 07:36 PM
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It sounds almost like my seat. Honestly I don't like the way my seat inserts are so I'm going to drill them out and get 1/8" x 2" x 6" (I think) and drill 4 holes in each corner and rivit it to the fiberglass on the seat then line up the mount holes and tap them. The ones I have now are like the things you get when you put a mount into sheetrock and tighten the screw and it pulls the "nut" tight. I hate those things... Anyway, it's just a thought.

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that would work. but i'm curious to know how the factory system from mustang was supposed to work.
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