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Old 01-21-2019, 09:20 PM
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Seat Swap 2006 F350

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Ive got a 2006 F350 xl regular cab. It's got vinyl bench seats that are torn up, ugly, and uncomfortable. I came across some brand new 2017 f250 bucket seats on eBay for a reasonable price, and thought they might make for a great swap.

Anybody know how difficult of a swap this would be? Is it even possible? Is there a better option?
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 05:00 AM
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Maybe measure the bolt pattern on both seats to see if they are interchangeable? A salvage yard may be able to tell you if they are as well.
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 08:36 AM
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They are not interchangeable. 2017 was the first year of the new aluminum cab trucks. Totally different truck.

You can probably make it fit and work, but engineering and drilling, plus some electrical work will be required. It will not be plug and play.
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 11:10 AM
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Agreed, look up something from 16 and lower. There's deals to be had depending on what condition you want.
 
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If you get the seat brackets from a 99-16 truck that had the 40/20/40 manual seats like the ones your looking at and attaching the seats to the older brackets should be pretty starlight forward since the new ones look to manual and then they will bolt right in but you canít just buy the seats and bolt them in.
 
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Old 01-26-2019, 09:54 AM
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I had read somewhere that the bolt pattern of an XL regular cab fitted with a bench seat would only have the bolt pattern for a bench seat. My truck is a utility body and I'm assuming it was ordered as a cab and chassis alone.
 

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