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Old February 8th, 2015, 12:03 AM
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At least they didn't drain it and then tell you they can't get the filler plug off.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 07:19 AM
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why does your switch protrude like that ? Typically the face of the ignition key way is just proud of the plastic surrounds.
I was thinking the same thing. Nice work though.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 07:57 AM
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Old February 8th, 2015, 06:40 PM
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My wife has been driving the 90 so I really wanted to add heated seats for her (and me) and finally got around to installing new foam, seat covers, and heated seats. They worked great. I really don't know what the big deal is about doing the seats--I had no difficulty at all and they look perfect. I did do a few things to the frames--I noticed one crack that got welded on one of the seat pans and then I welded all 4 tabs that hold the seat runners to the truck--these 4 tabs are all pressed in and rather loose so the passenger seat always rattled/wiggled just a little when no one sat in it. Now that those are welded, it is quiet which is great as I HATE rattles... Heated seats went in no problem and work great. Bought them off Amazon with the round hi/low switch (Kupai 2-Seats Carbon Fiber high/low round switch, $48 shipped). In regards to the seat backs where there is a horizontal tab that goes through the heated seats, I did modify the tab. The tab is wider than the vertical electrical elements of the heated seats (which you can't cut) so I trimmed the inside of the tab (where it intersects the cover) so that it fit between the two heated elements in the cover. It seemed an obvious solution but difficult to describe, so if someone gets stuck, just drop me a pm and I'll sketch it up. Installed the switch next to the stereo in the cubby. I went with the Exmoor foam and covers in the Denim fabric. I really wanted to do something nicer at first, but my wife reminded me how I use the truck, with the dogs, in the mountains, at the lake...sand, hair, abuse. They turned out great--super happy.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 07:38 PM
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How do your heated seats work, do they heat up fairly quickly and warm? From where are you getting power for the heated seats? I have the RN heated seats which are Waeco brand and they seem somewhat intermittent, not sure if its the heaters or the way I have them wired.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 07:40 PM
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I have the exmoor heated seats and they are nowhere close to the Oem seats I have had in various vehicles... Take way longer to heat up...
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Old February 8th, 2015, 08:29 PM
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Seats look great.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 08:44 PM
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Had front and rear diff oil changed. Wanted to do transfer case but the shop didn't have a tool that would fit between the emergency brake drum and the fill plug, oh well guess I'll try somewhere else.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 08:59 PM
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Seats look outstanding...I watched the video from Exmoor and it does not look too difficult...
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My wife has been driving the 90 so I really wanted to add heated seats for her (and me) and finally got around to installing new foam, seat covers, and heated seats. They worked great. .
Are these the ones you bought?

http://www.amazon.com/Carbon-Fiber-H...160KQ6DG6MSW9W
$63.99 for the pair...
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Old February 8th, 2015, 09:21 PM
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Kickstarted my tdi swap today. Get'n excited to get this thing roll'n again.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 11:10 PM
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Not so much to the defender as for it. Picked up my new RTT. Not on top yet, have it airing out in the garage before I close it up. Getting ready for the first big road trip through Arizona and Utah Don't know why the photo posted upside down. Damn iPad
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Old February 8th, 2015, 11:41 PM
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Seats look outstanding...I watched the video from Exmoor and it does not look too difficult...

Are these the ones you bought?

http://www.amazon.com/Carbon-Fiber-H...160KQ6DG6MSW9W
$63.99 for the pair...
That is basically them--my actual listing isn't on anymore, but those look to be them. Work great, nice and warm, couple minutes to heat up (similar to my old Disco2). I have a Painless Wiring box in my battery box that I have it wired to...
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Old February 9th, 2015, 10:03 PM
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I have the same seat heater kit -

i hopefully chased down a power steering leak to a loose hose clamp. We'll see.
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Old February 10th, 2015, 08:16 PM
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need to fill in a little gap that is causing some light spill over but otherwise I'm happy.
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Old February 10th, 2015, 08:17 PM
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The bleed over to the brake path is curious but at this point I don't care. Its freaking cold outside.
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Old February 14th, 2015, 04:22 PM
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Got the disco seats fitted today. Have to get the new tub floor cut and fill in the wheel wells. I couldn't believe it when the 110 seat belts clicked into the receivers on the disco seats. Going to the sheet metal shop Tuesday to have the tub floor and kick plate bent from one piece of aluminum
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Old February 14th, 2015, 04:43 PM
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Got the disco seats fitted today. Have to get the new tub floor cut and fill in the wheel wells. I couldn't believe it when the 110 seat belts clicked into the receivers on the disco seats. Going to the sheet metal shop Tuesday to have the tub floor and kick plate bent from one piece of aluminum
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Old February 14th, 2015, 05:21 PM
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Got the disco seats fitted today. Have to get the new tub floor cut and fill in the wheel wells. I couldn't believe it when the 110 seat belts clicked into the receivers on the disco seats. Going to the sheet metal shop Tuesday to have the tub floor and kick plate bent from one piece of aluminum
Yep - looking good - only comment...are they back a little too far for the seatbelt to function properly? It looks like their is a gap btw the belts and the seat backs?

But, it looks great - I would not have thought this would work with the tub of the 110. Did you do major mods to get them in?
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Old February 14th, 2015, 06:36 PM
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All I had to do is cut the wheel wells 6" back and 4" in. I agree about the belts, what I may do is scoot it forward a few inches when I make the new tub floor but then there won't be a solid mount point without a bunch of heavy steel fab work. This is basically just a fitting so we will see how it pans out. It seems like everyone else that has done this mod did it the same way as far as seat placement in relation to the belt. The thing to do would be to mount the belt to an interior cage( there is my excuse to fab one up ��). Open to suggestions. (edit). I took a look at Tyler Werkens build and he did push them forward a few inches with a pretty simple mount design. More to come
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Old February 14th, 2015, 07:27 PM
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Installed LED running lights and turn signals, to go along with my Trucklite LED headlights and LED spots.



I also installed LED brake lights, but can't do the rear turn signals because I can't find my relay. It's not behind the fuse box, apparently!
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