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Old 03-03-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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I have an 04 wrangler and would like to replace the rear bench seat with bucket seats. Can anyone tell me how I could go about doing this?

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Old 03-03-2009, 11:35 PM   #2
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im not 100% sure but if it were me I would go to a junkyard and find some brackets for the front seats and make new holes in the back and bolt them down and put whatever seats back there, not sure how good that will look but it was the first thing that popped in my head

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I would say get low back bucket seats so they will because your rear area is 8inches taller then the front. Get a aftermarket adapter plates and bolt them in. That is a pretty cool idea, gotta think about doing that now even tho I don't want to carry anybody around.
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Old 03-04-2009, 06:24 AM   #4
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Good luck finding two seats that are narrow enough to fit between your fender wells.
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It can be done, and fairly easily I might add. I have actually done a single bucket in the back and I left the other side open for a cooler, tool box, etc. Whatever I needed to bring along. That gave a ton of room for spares and stuff you'd need on the trail too. Then I just took my seat, drilled holes and bolted some small square stock to the stock seat mounting points, then drilled the holes for one side of the seat to mount to the stock bench bolt location. On the other side of the seat the wholes obvisiouly wont line up so I welded one tab to the square stock that would reach to the seat belt hole. Then I just drilled another hole in the back of the same side of the square stock and through the bottom of the tub and used a bolt and nut. Then your seat is bolted in at 4 points and its not going anywhere. Fitting 2 seat would be more tricky for sure but Im almost positive that its the lowback CJ seats that you can get 2 of them to squeeze in there. I have seen a write up of someone do 2 like that but I can seem to find it. Just get the measurements of the width of the inside of the wheel wells in your tub and how wide those seats are and see if they'll fit. Hardest part is just makin the brackets yourself which, in all honesty, you might be able to jsut buy some and just drill some holes. I just wanted to use as many of the old holes as I could and I only ended up needing to drill 1.
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