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Old 09-09-2007, 11:43 PM   #1
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Hopefully not in the wrong area.

Has anyone here installed seats from another car? Someone that has an olds with the color seats i was looking for. I just wonder if they will bolt right in or not.
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both cars are 1992.
olds is 98 model C body
bonne H body
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Possibly...

I know I've seen caprices with bonneville seats

If anything take out a tape measure and see if the bolt distance lines up
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with changing bracket, you can make a seat fit in just about anything. but has anybody swapped C and H body seats first hand?
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I'm almost certain that they will swap just fine. The C and H bodies are very similar. Take the LeSabre and Park Avenue. The interiors are almost identical. Maybe more rear leg room.

But I haven't actually DONE it, no...
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Legroom (front) isn't a difference from H to C. All the differences are from the back seat to the rear. I would expect C body seats to bolt up to H body rails.

Run both seat rails through GMPD to be sure.
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I stand corrected! I knew they were longer, but wasn't certain where that length went.

All trunk space, apparently. Well, that bodes well for the interior swapping over then.
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OMG what a nightmare. gmpd catelog is down for upgrade, says to call local dealer. one couldnt even find a seat bracket, mount, rail, track(nomatter what i called it) . didnt even know what i was talking about. he said " that muss be part of the body. not available". so i call another dealer. guy was a total D*ck. gave me part number for my 92 olds only bc i had the vin. he would not give me any part numbers for an h body bonneville unless i had the vin #.
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anybody willing to call dealer tomorrow to match part #*?
olds part# for outer was 16620189.
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Have you considered doing the legwork at a junkyard?
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