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I'm currently working on a restomod 65 coupe and am missing the rear seats. I can't seem to find any reporduiction seat frames for the rear; only 1967-69 and then they only seem to be flip down type for the fastbacks. Any idea why there doesnt seem to be any 65 repros or am I stuck looking on eBay for some, or maybe a different year will fit?
 

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I have used/good condition upper and lower coupe rear seats.
PM me if interested. I am in Cleveland, OH and will ship
 

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They are plentiful used and rarely wear out so there is no market for repros.
 

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65-70 hardtop (coupe) rear seats were all the same.
 

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I have one in Nor Cal. Sent you a pm.
 

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I've always wanted to install two bucket seat in the rear.
 

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Seems like these things are pretty easy to find, makes sense that no one remakes these. I was able to get one from 289kman. Thanks for the info and the help guys.
 

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Has anyone done some sort of back seat eliminator kind of like the fastback. The back seat in a mustang is just slightly more usable than a back seat in a VW bug. When you have adults in the front seats there is no room in the back unless you don't have legs. Sadly a 737 has more room... The fastback was a much more practical design.
 

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I was looking for a seat delete kit but seems like that didn't start becoming a thing until the foxbodies so I had no luck and would have had to build it myself.
 

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I'm also considering eliminating my 66 coupe rear seat. If I do keep my rear seat I have to narrow because of the mini tubs I installed. If I do keep the rear seat I may have to replace the rear upper because the PO had cut a large hole through the seat in two places trying to install a home made roll cage.
 

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I'm also considering eliminating my 66 coupe rear seat. If I do keep my rear seat I have to narrow because of the mini tubs I installed. If I do keep the rear seat I may have to replace the rear upper because the PO had cut a large hole through the seat in two places trying to install a home made roll cage.
Look at convertible rear seats. They are already narrower to clear the seat mechanism
 
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Look at convertible rear seats. They are already narrower to clear the seat mechanism
Aren't they hard to find and pricey? Think I read the vert back seat was taller to?
 

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Aren't they hard to find and pricey? Think I read the vert back seat was taller to?
They are less common, but I have seen them for sale a few times
 

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I’m pretty sure that fella that’s building the Dynacorn shell car in the build forum deleted his back seats.
 

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I’m pretty sure that fella that’s building the Dynacorn shell car in the build forum deleted his back seats.
I'm still up in the air about eliminating the rear seat. If I put a 4 or 6 point cage in it I think the back seat may get left out.

Still would like to know if the very seat is the same height as a coupe seat but narrower.
 

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I cut down a coupe back seat for a vert when I couldn't find an original. As I recall, I narrowed the sides and thinned down the top (front to back). As the vert tops are harder to find and worth considerably more, I'd be inclined to say don't chop one up, but rather narrow and use a coupe rear seat instead. How many did you want...? lol
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I cut down a coupe back seat for a vert when I couldn't find an original. As I recall, I narrowed the sides and thinned down the top (front to back). As the vert tops are harder to find and worth considerably more, I'd be inclined to say don't chop one up, but rather narrow and use a coupe rear seat instead. How many did you want...? lol
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I actually need a rear top. PO cut big holes on each side of the top seat.
 

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I’ve got a bunch of those in there too?
 

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got some in port charlote, trade you for the f/b glass!
Not much of an even up trade. What else do you have? I was just in Port Charlotte a couple hours ago. Stop by a friends on my way home from Lakeland with a Versailles four link rear axle for my car.
 
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