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Old August 2nd, 2012, 08:11 AM
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Exclamation what are the best comfortable seats to fit in d90??

Hi guys i need to replace my defender 90 front seats so i need more comfortable seats any one know plz tell me
Can i fit range rover seats 2004-2007 or upove
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Old August 2nd, 2012, 08:17 AM
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I tried a bunch and wound up with Corbeau GTS 2's
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Old August 2nd, 2012, 08:17 AM
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I allready changed the battery location from under the passenger seat to the hood so i think this info will help
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Old August 2nd, 2012, 08:30 AM
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I to am using Corbeaus but I have the A4s. They are well built and comfortable. I built my own seat bracket out of a piece of 1/2" aluminum to keep them as low as possible. They are about 2 1/2 inches higher than the stick seats but I have gotten used to it and getting in and out is not that difficult
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I've put Corbeau Moabs in both of my D90s and used the Corbeau Defender seat brackets referenced in several other threads here on the D-Source. After even recovering/foaming my stock seats first, they were still a back-breaker. The Corbeaus are one of the better investments I've dumped into my money pits. I put the black cloth ones in one truck and black vinyl in the other, and both are holding up very well.

Both pairs were purchased from 4WP when they were having big sales, and I also waved the military discount flag and they took good care of me. They were a fraction of the cost of a lot of the high-dollar aftermarket Defender-specific seats often chosen, and I'd argue are a lot better seat.

The Moabs are nice, as they don't have taller side bolsters like many of the other designs, so they better support the D's higher entry, space between seat and steering wheel, being a bigger dude, etc. They also look good and appear stock(ish). I used to use the MudUK-style seat risers with the crappy stock seats to accommodate my 6'3" frame, and I'm completely comfortable in the trucks using Moabs and Corbeau brackets.

You just need to prepare yourself for four-bolt seat removal to access the battery/underseat compartments, or make accommodations to get around it. (I installed remote battery connectors using Anderson connectors and large-gauge battery cable.)

I couldn't be happier with them, and have found them very comfortable. I just made several 10+-hour trips from VA Beach to RI, and they were great.

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I to am using Corbeaus but I have the A4s. They are well built and comfortable. I built my own seat bracket out of a piece of 1/2" aluminum to keep them as low as possible. They are about 2 1/2 inches higher than the stick seats but I have gotten used to it and getting in and out is not that difficult
Thnx alot for ur reply where can i get this from can i purchase them online ?
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I've put Corbeau Moabs in both of my D90s and used the Corbeau Defender seat brackets referenced in several other threads here on the D-Source. After even recovering/foaming my stock seats first, they were still a back-breaker. The Corbeaus are one of the better investments I've dumped into my money pits. I put the black cloth ones in one truck and black vinyl in the other, and both are holding up very well.




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Thnx alot for your reply but this is the first time i hear about corbeau can ubtake a picture of them so we can see the seats and then i decide wich seats i can buy
I live outside usa can i purchase them online ?
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I allready changed the battery location from under the passenger seat to the hood so i think this info will help

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Any pics of the battery relocation?

-Jeff
Hopefully not something like this.
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Hopefully not something like this.
That is on the bonnet. He means on the softtop.
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Any pics of the battery relocation?

-Jeff
Here is location of the battery u will see a red marker now affter changing the location of the battery i have a free space
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Hopefully not something like this.
Hhhhh lol no way that i am going to keep the battery on the hood i meant inside sry by mistake lol
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Thnx alot for your reply but this is the first time i hear about corbeau can ubtake a picture of them so we can see the seats and then i decide wich seats i can buy
I live outside usa can i purchase them online ?

Here you go....
http://www.corbeau.com/products/reclining_seats/moab/

I really like how these look in a Defender but the high side bolsters can be a problem.
http://www.corbeau.com/products/reclining_seats/gts_ii/

Hope it helps.
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Here you go....
http://www.corbeau.com/products/reclining_seats/moab/

I really like how these look in a Defender but the high side bolsters can be a problem.
http://www.corbeau.com/products/reclining_seats/gts_ii/



Hope it helps.
Thnx alot the first link they look simple and great and more comfortable
Are they more co.fortable than the extmor seats (xs)seats they are the same price
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I'm also looking for new seats. The Recaro and the Exemoor trim look really nice and comfortable, but they are really expensive.
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I'm also looking for new seats. The Recaro and the Exemoor trim look really nice and comfortable, but they are really expensive.
Buy something used i was reading on another forum google that u can instal mazda mx5 or toyota mr2

I just asked my friend about his corvette seats c6 he tolled me they are small and comfortable but he is not surr about fittment
For mevi need used seats cause i will install new leather on them i have some ideas to finish my project
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Here are a couple of shots of the leather A4s and the mounting brackets I made
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Here are a couple of shots of the leather A4s and the mounting brackets I made
Thnx for the pics the seats looks great and the way it looks its comfortable
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Just pay the extra couple hundred that it costs to get Exmoor seats (either modular or elite) and don't make your nice 90, 110, or Defender into a ghetto sled with lost access to the battery box. Oh yeah. Lets relocate the battery to accommodate some crappy rando make seats because I don't want to spend money on legitimate replacement seats that will cost me $2.92 per day for one year.
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