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Old 10-27-2010, 17:54   #1 (permalink)
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Buckets or bench?

My non-PI 2000 CV has the cloth bench seat and I'm wondering if the buckets are any more comfortable.

Is there anyone out there that has spent a good amount of time in each type?

Which do you prefer?

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Re: Buckets or bench?

I like the buckets better.
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Old 10-27-2010, 19:04   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Buckets or bench?

The buckets are great but not having an armrest sucks, believe me! I'll pony up for one someday.
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Re: Buckets or bench?

Hmmm. I hadn't thought of going without the armrest. I do like it there, that's for sure. There must be some console-mounted rest you could adapt. The extra storage would be handy,too.

Are the PI buckets power?
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Re: Buckets or bench?

There are a lot of armrests out there, both on the civilian and law enforcement market I just haven't gotten around to ordering one. My PI has an 8-way power driver's seat and a manual passenger.
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Re: Buckets or bench?

I like my split Power bench seats.
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Re: Buckets or bench?

couldnt the split bench seats be removed from the tracks? i have taken old lincoln seats where power seat controls were mounted in door... i installed the town car seats in a Grand Marquis and modded the town car seats to have the controls in them like a regular crown vic or grand marquis... i have pics of this mod... it was pretty easy and looked like the seats were made that way when i was done
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couldnt the split bench seats be removed from the tracks? i have taken old lincoln seats where power seat controls were mounted in door... i installed the town car seats in a Grand Marquis and modded the town car seats to have the controls in them like a regular crown vic or grand marquis... i have pics of this mod... it was pretty easy and looked like the seats were made that way when i was done
That sounds like an interesting operation and would let you have the seats you want.
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