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Old 11-14-2016, 10:55 AM
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XJ bench on top of JKU bench assembly



Mocking up front seats



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finished adapter with factory 1994 slide mechanisms
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Old 11-14-2016, 11:03 AM
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Back seat view



6 half inch grade 8 hardware, with reinforcement plates under the unibody. Cut center section for the seat to sit level and weld lowering plate with angle.





Functioning fold flat feature *almost folds flat.



Seats completed. Rear headrests removed for visibility.
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Old 11-15-2016, 02:28 AM
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Looks amazing! Pics of the under body supports??
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Old 11-15-2016, 07:49 AM
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Here are the two that I have. I can get a more recent picture tonight for you.


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Looks pretty straight forward! Major props my man!
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Old 11-23-2016, 12:44 PM
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i like this alot!! gonna have to keep an eye out for the seats!
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finish your bumper
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Old 01-27-2017, 01:20 PM
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I'm trying to! Time is the issue. I worked on it Thursday. Need to make a hardware run for the tire carrier and cut some end cap plates and tack it together.
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What year of jku did these come out of?
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Old 03-26-2017, 01:22 PM
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They came out of a 2009, but I would say that the brackets haven't changed in the Jk line since the beginning. 2013 and up might be easier though, as the seats are more rounded in shape.
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Are the seats that much more comfortable/firmer-more supportive? than our Xj seats?
very curious!
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Originally Posted by RRXJeeper71 View Post
Are the seats that much more comfortable/firmer-more supportive? than our Xj seats?
very curious!
for me and my girl friend, they are much more firm, and very much more comfortable. Well worth the effort.
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Old 04-02-2017, 08:46 AM
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cost?
Im planning on looking for my XJ
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I paid 100 for all four pieces. 20 bucks in hardware, and about 20 hours or so of work, including paint.
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nice
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