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If you dont like headrests, want a classic seat with somewhat more bolstering that will look right at home in a classic mustang:




You can look for some 69-74 MK1 Capri seats....hard to find in the states, but not impossible.
This looks great!
 

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This looks great!
You are in CA...you could probably even find a set fairly easily since that's where most 1st gen Capris that made it to the states are. I just picked up a MK1 console from a guy out there...unfortunately he sold his last set of seats a few years ago, I would love to pick up a pair to see how they actually work in my mustang...something to swap in for the days I want to hit the curves
 

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Has anyone tried the TMI Sport R foam and upholstery? It seems to hit the happy medium for looks, but it is pricey and I hear it raises the height of the front seats a bit.
The bolstering is, IMO, the perfect amount. Not too restrictive or difficult to get in/out, but holds you in place at the same time.

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The bolstering is, IMO, the perfect amount. Not too restrictive or difficult to get in/out, but holds you in place at the same time.

<a href="https://imgur.com/VIALND9"><img src="https://i.imgur.com/VIALND9h.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>

<a href="https://imgur.com/3YDE4zf"><img src="https://i.imgur.com/3YDE4zfh.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>
looks great...too bad TMI felt the need to stamp their logo into it though.
 

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I have a set of the TMI Mach I Sport Rs complete on my 70 seat frames that I'm looking to sell. They look great and quality is top notch, but i ended up going a different direction with the interior. Corbeau Evolution seats <<Gasp!>>

How much you asking??
 

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looks great...too bad TMI felt the need to stamp their logo into it though.
at least it's black stitching on black leather...not too noticeable.
 

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What's interesting is people who do install modern interiors into a classic Mustang thing it's the greatest thing ever. And, when they decide to sell, they assume everyone else will feel the same way and even pay big dollars for it.

Wrong.

If you put a modern interior into a classic Mustang and you like it, cool. But the reality is such mods are very subjective. The more we change the appearance of our classic Mustang the more likely it is other people won't like it. So, if you want to put a 90s Mustang interior into your 60s Mustang, cool. Just don't be surprised when nobody else wants it.

Personally, I would like to install a 69/70 Cougar XR-7 interior into a 69/70 Mustang, but that's just me.
 

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What's interesting is people who do install modern interiors into a classic Mustang thing it's the greatest thing ever. And, when they decide to sell, they assume everyone else will feel the same way and even pay big dollars for it.

Wrong.

If you put a modern interior into a classic Mustang and you like it, cool. But the reality is such mods are very subjective. The more we change the appearance of our classic Mustang the more likely it is other people won't like it. So, if you want to put a 90s Mustang interior into your 60s Mustang, cool. Just don't be surprised when nobody else wants it.

Personally, I would like to install a 69/70 Cougar XR-7 interior into a 69/70 Mustang, but that's just me.
Exactly this. There are two types of people who buy classic cars.

1. The type of person who sees the car as some type of investment and wants to get some enjoyment out of it while the value accrues(I personally think 99.9% of cars make a terrible investment and you rarely get your money back out of them, much less actually make any money...their value doesn't even keep up with inflation unless they are a rare car)

2. The type of person who buys a car just for themselves with no real attention to resale value(this is the type I am myself). This type of person specifically buys the most plain jane car they can find that has the least value and modifies it to their taste...sometimes people like what they do to the car, other times they dont...however this type of car has little resale value...or rather a limited market compared to a stock car. and that market shrinks the wilder the visual modifications to the car become...and shrinks further when those modifications cant easily be undone.
 

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I have to agree. Stock simply looks the absolute best in my eyes.(I am doing pony door panels matched with standard seat covers though...I like the standard covers better than pony..go figure)
 

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Yep

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I'm auto crossing with factory seats and am getting better and finding it harder to stay in the seat. It's a dilemma! I hate the look of modern seats in a vintage Mustang but would like to concentrate more on the next corner instead of how to stay in the seat.
Install a roll bar and a harness. Problem solved. Keep the OEM seats until you are W2W...then upgrade to a containment seat.
 

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looks great...too bad TMI felt the need to stamp their logo into it though.
This argument comes up every year or so here. Why is it bad? It’s a custom part by an aftermarket company. Why would they not advertise? At least they didn’t stitch it in bright yellow. TMI has to be the only company I have seen that places their logo in the most subdued way possible. I believe you can even order the covers sans-logo for a slight up-charge. How many other aftermarket parts do we purchase that don’t have their logo plastered into their product...K&N, Mallory, Holley, Edelbrock, AFR, Summit, Jegs, MSD...the list goes on, and yet we continue to purchase those products.
 

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This argument comes up every year or so here. Why is it bad? It’s a custom part by an aftermarket company. Why would they not advertise? At least they didn’t stitch it in bright yellow. TMI has to be the only company I have seen that places their logo in the most subdued way possible. I believe you can even order the covers sans-logo for a slight up-charge. How many other aftermarket parts do we purchase that don’t have their logo plastered into their product...K&N, Mallory, Holley, Edelbrock, AFR, Summit, Jegs, MSD...the list goes on, and yet we continue to purchase those products.
I dont agree with those ones either...but most of these products the logo is not very visible. I myself like it when they send a sticker with their product...then you can choose whether or not you want to display said sticker(Usually these stickers go on my toolbox). The point isn't that they are advertising..that is all well and good, the bad part is you are paying to advertise their product. I have no problem with them branding their product, but make it subtle so it doesn't stick out like a sore thumb. In the case of TMI...its a subtle logo...which is ok...but unlike say Recaro or Briide, or other seat manufacturs...TMI didnt even make the seat, only the upholstery. Are you saying it would be OK for Dynacorn to stamp their logo all over the sheet metal they send you? Or that it would be ok for say Centerline to emboss their logo into your wheels? No, I flatly reject that type of thinking. Imagine if every single part on your car was branded by the manufacturer. Might as well stick every single sticker for an aftermarket part on your windows....its all very ricey.

And why in the world should I have to pay MORE for them not to stick their logo on something I buy from them? That makes no sense at all. If people like a part you put in your car, they can ask you who made it....the manufacturer still gets their free advertising without plastering logos everywhere.
 

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I'm auto crossing with factory seats and am getting better and finding it harder to stay in the seat. It's a dilemma! I hate the look of modern seats in a vintage Mustang but would like to concentrate more on the next corner instead of how to stay in the seat.
These Autocross chest straps used to be popular, no personal experience though. Obviously NOT for normal street use.

https://discoveryparts.com/g-force-auto-racing-tuning-harness-/1710-g-force-autocross-torso-harness-with-qr-buckle-g-force-4290-.html
 

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Change the seats, just hold on to them in case you want to sell. I used 300ZX seats in my ride, narrow and definitely hold you in place. Also electric and adjustable.
I will tell you if you get large bolsters the way to get into a car is sit in the seat and swing your legs in to prevent wear on the bolsters.

Porsche seats are narrow also, but I haven't sat in any.
 

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These Autocross chest straps used to be popular, no personal experience though. Obviously NOT for normal street use.

https://discoveryparts.com/g-force-auto-racing-tuning-harness-/1710-g-force-autocross-torso-harness-with-qr-buckle-g-force-4290-.html
Awesome idea! For $26 to my door I'll give it a shot! I've also seen a guy at an autocross with a newer rice burner that had a several point harness that the top half of latched into the rear seat belts. I'll see if the low buck solution will work for now!

Thanks!
 
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