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1998 rangers seats do fit in a 1989 ranger........ With modification

AS some know I got seats from fullthrotle00. They dont fit in the 1989 ranger at all mounting holes off and no way to just drill new ones.

So only solution to the problem was to get some 89-94 seat tracks and mount them to the seats. well cant find no seats cheap enough to do that plus seat tracks in my 89 are tore up.

So I decided to drill out the rivets connecting the mounting part to the slide part and then weld the 89's mount to the sliding part on the 98 seats

Gonna work out very well Im stoked now

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1998's slide already took it's mount off
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1989's mounting plate held up onto 1998's seat slide

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Looks like it will work well. I am looking forward to see the finished product.
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looking good mykhael! can't wait to see finished product
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I think the wife will be glad also they have been sitting in the garage since Saturday night I refuse to move them HAHAHAHA

Last night I was sitting in the one and my boy was in the other as she pulled into the garage
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lmfao!! did she ask wtf? or did she keep on walking?
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Cant even describe the look but defiantly not her WTF look then she got out and just shook her head and walked inside
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LMFAO i can see all this happening too
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driver seat test fit and it works nicely

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Eww tan FTL
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Eww tan FTL
Ahh, but free FTW!!

Looks good, unlinke others I like the tan/blue. Looks old school. Did you get hit with any rain on the way back?
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Get some seat covers!
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Eww tan FTL
They will not be like that for long.

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Ahh, but free FTW!!

Looks good, unlinke others I like the tan/blue. Looks old school. Did you get hit with any rain on the way back?
Ya got hit with a little. I actually pulled over after I got onto I-55 and just rolled the cover up cause it was hard to see out the back window. I was driving just west of St. Louis and sun was out couple white clouds and BAM down pour for about 3/4 of a mile

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No seat covers getting redone
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whats the real difference i dont really see any difference in those seats and mine in my 92 minus the color
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whats the real difference i dont really see any difference in those seats and mine in my 92 minus the color
Mounting spots are way off

Plus the seat tracks wont switch over cause they wont line up either
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no no i mean in the look of them did you do this for a different look or didnt have seats?
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no no i mean in the look of them did you do this for a different look or didnt have seats?
Seat that were in it looked like this
They were beyond repair
Cant tell in the picture but wen you sat down the driver seat by the door folded down and you almost fell out. the springs were all sprung out

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dude...anything is possible

i had 94 grand am bucket seats in my 87 ranger
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dude...anything is possible

i had 94 grand am bucket seats in my 87 ranger
Ya anything is possible with a grinder drill and welder

I got the idea to drill out the rivets and do it this way from a hotrod forum
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no i just didnt kno what was going on those seats are horrible lol did a moose have sex with someone in there or what?
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