|09-10-2013 12:24 AM|
|Jerry Bransford||The angle is adjustable via a washer or two between the seat & frame.|
|09-09-2013 02:54 PM|
I called PRP today. I wanted to find out what angle the daily driver seats were at.
So, I reclined my factory seats that angle, just to make sure I could live with it. I'm not sure. I normally like to sit up straight.
So while I continue to save up the cash, I'm going to be driving reclined back. I MAY want to spring for the Enduro reclining seats, but we'll see.
|09-09-2013 09:21 AM|
|09-09-2013 06:38 AM|
|mudmagnet63||Nice write up Jerry. I will second the comment about the side bolsters. The Corbleau seats in my 71 bronco had them and they were a PITA to slide in and out of. These look like they will provide support without interfering too much on entry and exit.|
|09-09-2013 04:45 AM|
So, how would you attach the lap belt? Isn't it attached to the factory seat?
|09-08-2013 09:38 PM|
|09-08-2013 08:29 PM|
|lovemachine||If I got these seats, can I stay with my factory seat belt?|
|09-08-2013 08:19 PM|
|09-08-2013 07:13 PM|
|1jeeplvr||Yes Jerry.Im too familiar with the seat belt locking during that oh sh#t moment,been there,done that.A harness would be nice,someday.|
|09-07-2013 07:42 PM|
|Holton345||Great write up, sir. THANKS!|
|09-07-2013 04:57 PM|
What finally got installed last weekend were the shoulder harnesses. They attach to a new weld-in shoulder harness support bar ($50) from Poly Performance positioned behind the front seats. Poly Performance JEEP/TRUCK & BUGGY*::*Cage & Cage Accessories*::*Synergy Jeep TJ/LJ Shoulder Harness Bar for Stock Cage - 4X4 Off-Road Parts. The shoulder harnesses came from Racing Seatbelts.
When no one is available to help, you get creative with duct tape to position the support bar to be tack welded prior to final welding. This took some time, welding a shoulder harness bar in place deserves all the care you can give it.
It's important the support bar be at shoulder height. Mounting it too high or too low can cause major injuries through spinal compression. A very close friend of mine was killed in an offroad accident from improperly installed shoulder harnesses so be careful to do it right.
I went with 3" wide aircraft style seatbelts but for comfort, went with 2" shoulder harnesses. Having worn 3" shoulder harnesses in aircraft, I knew I didn't want anything that wide again... especially since my Jeep is a crawler, not a racer.
Shoulder harnesses aren't needed for all trails or forms of offroading but it's nice having them for when there's a little pucker factor happening.
Not to mention these won't lock up and strangle you when the Jeep is on a really steep section of trail like the factory shoulder harness will.
|08-22-2013 02:14 PM|
|08-21-2013 07:21 AM|
|Duke-TJ||the price for these custom seats is great! Thanks for another great write-up Jerry. I appreciate how you field-tested them for a couple weeks before doing this write-up.|
|08-21-2013 06:48 AM|
|08-20-2013 08:31 PM|
|louczar||Those prices are a lot cheaper than what I expected after seeing the product and build process!!!|
|08-20-2013 08:14 PM|
Very nice.And seats are def on my list.Under my Dirty Mudder seat covers are seats that are held together with duct tape.
Did PRP help to explain all there choices.Im afraid Id accidentally forget to order something I should be ordering.
|08-20-2013 08:11 PM|
|Jaxon1023||Did they say anything about the colors fading or tweed deteriating? Florida sun and beaches are extremely hot and I go doorless and topless as often as I can|
|08-20-2013 08:04 PM|
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|08-20-2013 04:35 PM|
Bumping this up because I've been extremely tempted to place an order for these...
What color combination and fabric are your seats Jerry?
|07-02-2013 09:26 PM|
|Jerry Bransford||They have all vinyl or pleather seats if you need the seats to be to be waterproof. I wasn't worried about it since my TJ always has some sort of cover like the soft top or safari top on.|
|07-02-2013 08:57 PM|
|Verf||Jerry, did PRP have waterproof or resistant material? Or is it better to just buy covers so they can be removed|
|07-02-2013 04:46 PM|
|07-02-2013 04:34 PM|
They look great!
I love my Corbeau seats, but PRP was the runner-up.
|07-02-2013 01:32 PM|
|07-02-2013 01:25 PM|
|Verf||Thanks for taking the time on a great write up. Bookmarked!|
|07-02-2013 11:09 AM|
|48Sam||How much were these seats?|
|07-02-2013 09:13 AM|
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