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My Weekend Project

This weekend I will be attempting to replace the drivers seat in my Crown Victoria.

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The Problem

The drivers seat has been worn out for some time now and results in the driver not sitting level which hurts my back when I’m commuting a hour each way to work.

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The Plan

I will be hitting up my local junkyard and hunting for a new replacement. I would like to try to find a Lincoln Mark VIII seat.

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The Tricky Part

Two things concern me with the install. Mounting the Seat and the electronics. The seat may require making a custom bracket. The seats are also electric which means I will probably have to do some wiring to get it to work.
Edit: On the plus side my seat doesn’t have the optional side airbags so I won’t have to worry about that.

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Estimated Cost

Seat: 65$
Bracket: ?
Electronic Supplies: ?
Guesstimate: under $100

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