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Swapping Seats #339051 Nov 30, 10:51am Nov 30, 10:51am
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Swapping Seats
So I am thinking...

When I got my GTS it is fully packaged with leather interior. But I guess the previous owner did not take care of the front seats that well. It is actually just the passenger one. It is like old raggedy ass leather. What I was thinking was swapping the two front seats with the red inserts seats that comes with the Red Celica.

This will not cost me anything so money is not an issue.

What do you guys think? O btw, I tried those leather care dealies to fix it but still rough ass hell.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339052 Nov 30, 11:33am Nov 30, 11:33am
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if you're going to give your car a red theme then i say go for it thumbsup


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chaz] #339053 Nov 30, 1:01pm Nov 30, 1:01pm
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Well. The theme of my car is silver.black.with a tint of red.

Should I swap out the back seat also, or just swap out the two front seats and leave the back black leather? The leather in the back is in mint condition and it looks better than having that grey cloth colored one.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339054 Nov 30, 1:05pm Nov 30, 1:05pm
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hehe that's my theme too but I've got blue in there also.

I think you should stick with the leather in the back. As for the front the only concern is whether or not you think it would be weird to have leather in the back and cloth in the front.

The seats in the back should have been black in the cloth seats too imo. idunno


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chaz] #339055 Nov 30, 1:49pm Nov 30, 1:49pm
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cloth ones get messed up easily. stick with leather thumbsup

Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chaz] #339056 Nov 30, 1:56pm Nov 30, 1:56pm
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Originally Posted by Chaz
hehe that's my theme too but I've got blue in there also.

I think you should stick with the leather in the back. As for the front the only concern is whether or not you think it would be weird to have leather in the back and cloth in the front.

The seats in the back should have been black in the cloth seats too imo. idunno


I agree. The whole interior should have all been black like the newer Celis.

It does look a bit ghetto fab. if I have cloth in the front and leather in the back. Hmmm...trying to picture what it looks like with cloth in the front and leather in the back.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: fonz182] #339057 Nov 30, 2:07pm Nov 30, 2:07pm
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Originally Posted by fonz182

cloth ones get messed up easily. stick with leather thumbsup


If you don't eat in your car, there wont be that much of a problem...

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1870140361_0_collapsed_5__1.html#1870140361

I went from CLOTH to CLOTH and haven't had a problem - reason for sticking with cloth? because, living in Southern California during the summer, I don't like to stick to +150d leather grin

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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: isaac] #339058 Nov 30, 2:14pm Nov 30, 2:14pm
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Yea, the cloth from my old red GT is still looking pretty nice. Been using it for about 4 years. How hard is it to swap the seats?


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339059 Nov 30, 3:17pm Nov 30, 3:17pm
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Originally Posted by Chelica815
How hard is it to swap the seats?


The link...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1870140361_0_collapsed_5__1.html


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339060 Nov 30, 3:19pm Nov 30, 3:19pm
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Get some light Sparco seats.

Re: Swapping Seats [Re: isaac] #339061 Nov 30, 3:21pm Nov 30, 3:21pm
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to swap the seats just make sure the car is off. it's a bolt on bolt off game. there are only 4 bolts that hold teh seat to the frame. 1 wire harness for the seatbelt sensor and possibly 1 other yellow harness for the side impact airbags.
If you decide to take out your stock side impact airbag equiped seat, make sure the car is off while you do the swap

Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Steven] #339062 Nov 30, 3:57pm Nov 30, 3:57pm
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I have my GTS leather seats and am willing to sell them! I swapped for sparco monzas. If you are interested PM me.

Re: Swapping Seats [Re: SeeULater] #339063 Nov 30, 4:56pm Nov 30, 4:56pm
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Thanks for the offer SeeULater but I don't have the funds for seats. Asking this because I can swap seats without paying since my mom drives the GT now.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339064 Nov 30, 5:10pm Nov 30, 5:10pm
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its must of been a fat person that messed those seats up cause I have leather in my '00 gts with 108,000 miles and they still look new.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: importcarbabe] #339065 Nov 30, 5:16pm Nov 30, 5:16pm
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It is not the middle part of the seat that is jacked. It is the side of the pass. seat. It is weird. It is like old jacked leather.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339066 Nov 30, 5:19pm Nov 30, 5:19pm
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^^^I still think its possible a obese person could of did that if they are constantly getting in and out.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: importcarbabe] #339067 Nov 30, 5:23pm Nov 30, 5:23pm
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Originally Posted by importcarbabe
^^^I still think its possible a obese person could of did that if they are constantly getting in and out.


lol. I saw his g/f and she was not that fat, lol.


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Re: Swapping Seats [Re: Chelica815] #339068 Nov 30, 5:34pm Nov 30, 5:34pm
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^^^LOL, what do you mean by not that fat.


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