How to install Bronco buckets in a regular cab Bullnose.
Here's the seat that was in Dad's truck when I inherited it. Obviously it is well-used so needed replaced.
The original bench seat on Dad's truck was tired by the time I got it, with the seams splitting and the vinyl cracking. I knew that I'd have to at least have the seat recovered, so why not go with something a bit different - bucket seats?
I found some on Craigslist locally from a 1988 Bronco. Here's what they and the included console looked like when I got them - needing help themselves:
And, here they are after having them recovered:
Then then question of how to mount them came up. As explained on the Seat Interchangeability page, the Bronco buckets don't easily bolt into a regular cab truck. After making that discovery and talking about it on FTE, my buddy Kyle/First Today found a seat base from a '94 truck w/a 40/20/40 split bench seat. Here what it looks like sitting in the cab - yes, it bolts directly into the same holes the bench seat used:
And, here's what they look like sitting in the truck.