64 Sedan de Ville front seat removal

 This would be helpful to 64 four door sedan owners.  When removing the front seat it is a lot easier to remove and install it, if the rear grab rail strap and surround that goes up the sides and across the top of the back of the seat is removed first. This gives you a little bit of extra wiggle room.   Ron Perry     Of course I found that out the hard way!

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Comment by Dave Schneider on December 10, 2015 at 2:53am
The seat on my 62 is heavy. It takes 2 to remove it safely. I have used a ramp to slide it in and out by myself. The easy way I do it now is by removing the back parts first then remove the bottom.
Comment by ron perry on December 9, 2015 at 12:54pm

Jason  You look right at home in the picture you posted! I removed my front seat from the passenger side.

Comment by George Karageorge on December 9, 2015 at 9:21am

oh i see, you're doing it the easy way remove everything  doors body etc then the seat will come right out :)  beats folding bed sheets!

Comment by Jason Edge on December 9, 2015 at 8:32am

I don't think it matters.  Maybe the passenger side since you will clear the steering wheel quicker. When I remove the seat out of a parts car it is one of the last items to go as I use it to sit there and remove the dash, steering column, etc!  That is, it is my work sofa! LOL

Comment by George Karageorge on December 9, 2015 at 8:26am

Is it best to pull the seat out from the driver or passenger side, or does it matter.  May need a plastic piece from you I think one is already cracked (not by me :) ) among other things.....list being prepared.

Comment by Jason Edge on December 9, 2015 at 8:06am

Run seat to upper most position to get better access to seat rail floor mount bolts. Remove rear floor mount bolts first as the seat will want to tilt backwards. Remove front bolts, and seat will tilt backwards. Disconnect wiring connectors at front lower left side. Be careful  with the seat rail upper outer and lower inner plastic cover trim as these are very brittle and easily break. I have a limited supply of all of them which you can see by clicking here.

Comment by George Karageorge on December 9, 2015 at 12:04am

Getting ready to remove the front seat in 64 SDV any more tips? which side to pull it out, how to tilt etc.


Comment by Jason Edge on January 12, 2015 at 4:28pm

Added link from Help Topics Page. Thanks for sharing. Jason.


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