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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SWAPPING 2ND GEN BENCH SEAT FOR BUCKETS;

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TacomaBuzz, Sep 3, 2011.

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Will you swap Your bench seats for Buckets?

Poll closed Oct 5, 2011.
  1. Yes, I hate the bench seat

    69.0%
  2. Nope, bench seat is fine

    17.2%
  3. Undecided

    13.8%
  1. TacomaBuzz

    TacomaBuzz [OP] Manual Transmission Enthusiast

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    DELETE
     
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  2. Stubbs95tacoma

    Stubbs95tacoma Well-Known Member

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    BROOOO WHY DO YOU FEEL ITS NECESSARY TO TYPE YOUR TITLE IN ALL CAPS???
     
  3. Stubbs95tacoma

    Stubbs95tacoma Well-Known Member

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    facepalm.....
     
  4. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Who cares ?

    Good write up OP
     
  5. Stubbs95tacoma

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    i was just being a tacoma world troll:pccoffee:
     
  6. TacomaBuzz

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    Thanks! Hope I can help out a few 5 luggers with this write-up:)
     
  7. Hayes

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    It's good info. When I switch seats, I will be going with Corbeau seats, so I will need to bypass the airbags. I'd like to keep the front airbags functional, if at all possible, so the writeup helps.

    Thanks
     
  8. YotaMan2007

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    i was going to get Corbeau aftermarket buckets. does the bench look like you can remove then install the sensors to a new seat?
     
  9. TacomaBuzz

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    It's possible if the rail will allow for it. The rail sensors come off very easy, just a few screws.
     
  10. Paak

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    Pix?
     
  11. TacomaBuzz

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    Links posted in OP
     
  12. Paak

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    Doh! I missed it, thanks. Looks good!
     
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    :)
    Well done. Good info!
     
  14. JBelkovitch

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    Great write up. I've got TRD buckets ready to install and appreciate the info.

    I also bought a full auto. center console and it looks like there will be compatibility issues. Has anyone made this swap? Is it possible?

    Thanks
     
  15. TacomaBuzz

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    Im assuming you have an automatic transmission. The 4.0 V6 Center trim is not compatible with the 2.7L Automatic transmission(different placement). However, the Manual V6 center Trim will work with the 2.7L
    Manual. im going to make a console write-up in the OP.
     
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    Well...get to it! I wanna see how it looks.:D
     
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    my 11 access cab came with buckets, thought all Tacos did guess i never really looked closely at any of the others
     
  18. TacomaBuzz

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    Yeah the bench seat pretty much sucks,Wish all tacoma's came with the bucket seats factory!
     
  19. JBelkovitch

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    Thanks. I've got a 2.7L 4X2 auto. I bought a V6 full console from a wrecker ($100), and you're right, different placement. Do they even make a full-length for a 2.7 4X2?
    Thanks again!
     
  20. JBelkovitch

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    Thanks. I've got a 2.7L 4X2 auto. I bought a V6 full console from a wrecker ($100), and you're right, different placement. Do they even make a full-length for a 2.7 4X2?
    Thanks again!
     
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