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So much time has elapsed since I started having my 67 vert restored. After almost 2 yrs, the car is finally to a point where I can see some light at the end of the tunnel. The car started its journey at a resto shop and 2 weeks ago it was finally to the point it could be driven down the road to an audio shop to start on the add-ons and interior.
Plans are power windows and locks, alarm, push button start +/-, double DIN radio in console and build out of the trunk with carpeted surround to house the sub and amp.
I had TMI do the interior with custom picked colors. Decided on charcoal grays as primary color to go along with what little black is still present on the dash.
Carpeting is a blue from ACC.
Exterior is Porsche iris metallic blue.
They mocked up the interior this week to see how it all fit. Evidently there are issues getting the doors to close with the new seats and door panels. Going to be very tight in the end.
Opinions certainly welcome. One of these days I will take all my pictures and start a build thread.

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Its awesome that TMI will do some custom changes. Your interior looks fantastic. I also had a great experience with them. I have 70 sport R seats with the LOGO deleted and the stripe changed to white. My Sport R bolsters are very close or touching the center console and my TMI Mach1 door panels. Not a problem. The doors close perfectly. They will work it out for you.
 

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Looks great! That's the problem with our interiors, any kind of side bolster is going to bump against the arm rests. The only suggestion I have is to tilt the headrests forward for better protection and I think it looks better, but that's it.
 

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Those look great. I am getting ready to buy interior. I like the tmi stuff. I was thinking about going with their bolstered seats without the headrest. Does anyone else have these? I have a 66 and the headrests almost see too big in these cars.
 

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Wow, that’s really nice! Are you keeping the stock steering wheel or making a change?
 

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Looks incredible. Love the color palette and choice in materials. What are those seats from?
Image98 thank you for the kind words.
I had TMI send me about 10 samples of different grays. The seats themselves are actually one that TMI offers that was not on their website at the time. My vision was to maintain a classic design with modern amenities. The rep sent me the picture of this seat. I was originally going to go with the old version of the Sport R seat but did not like the look (though looking at their website now, they seemed to have changed the 67 offering of the sport R to this seat set/covers). Did not seem to match what I had envisioned which was more of a deluxe comfortweave style upholstery.
The light grey at the seat backing/center is a perforated material, so it gave me the look I was going for. Used the blue baseball stitching to act as a transition to the carpet and exterior. Luckily the color of the suede is almost identical to the charcoal vinyl.
I ordered these over a year ago when TMI was having an end of year sale with 20%? off and free shipping at Christmas/New Years.
Cost me about $5K for it all...Dash pad, sun visors, front seats (complete seat with tracks),full door panel, rear seat covers, console and rear quarter covers.
 

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Those look great. I am getting ready to buy interior. I like the tmi stuff. I was thinking about going with their bolstered seats without the headrest. Does anyone else have these? I have a 66 and the headrests almost see too big in these cars.
TMI does offer these without a headrest. It was an add on to the order. They have the seat covers for front and back seats using original frames.
I had my rear frames blasted and powder coated.
 

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Wow, that’s really nice! Are you keeping the stock steering wheel or making a change?
I will be using a new steering wheel. I will likely be getting a GT3 leather wrapped wheel with a mustang horn logo. The steering column needs to be replaced with a shorter one. My plan was to use a Grant quick release for when the car is parked in public places for a period of time. So it will add a few inches to the length of the column along with the hub adapter.
 

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Those look great. I am getting ready to buy interior. I like the tmi stuff. I was thinking about going with their bolstered seats without the headrest. Does anyone else have these? I have a 66 and the headrests almost see too big in these cars.
I also am not a fan of the headrests - too skinny and tall for my taste. I wonder if they'll install other headrests that are more period-correct (lower and wider, more like a roll of paper towels)?
BUT, I do love the interior. Very nice.
 

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This is what I chose. I Wanted to stay with a low profile seat and although not the safest… I’m not a fan of the head rest look in a 67/68 interior. I have experienced no problems with the bolstering touching the doors with this design
 

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Beautiful looking. How much interference are you seeing at the door. It will be interesting to see how the grey interior goes with the blue carpet. Very wise to use blue stitching to pull it together.
 

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This is what I chose. I Wanted to stay with a low profile seat and although not the safest… I’m not a fan of the head rest look in a 67/68 interior. I have experienced no problems with the bolstering touching the doors with this design
Which seat model is this - they have so many it can be confusing! Thanks.
 

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This is what I chose. I Wanted to stay with a low profile seat and although not the safest… I’m not a fan of the head rest look in a 67/68 interior. I have experienced no problems with the bolstering touching the doors with this design
Indygta that looks fantastic. I think the issue with the door closing is the full door panel. The red stitching is killer. Stands out better than the blue. The resto shop owner insisted that I put in head rests with the engine that is in the car. Will also be doing a seat belt with shoulder strap.

Beautiful looking. How much interference are you seeing at the door. It will be interesting to see how the grey interior goes with the blue carpet. Very wise to use blue stitching to pull it together.
Flade, thanks. I haven't been to the shop to talk with them about it yet. When he called, his words were "it's going to be tight". As I mentioned above, I think the aftermarket full door panels probably add some width. They were not totally in place so they will sit about 1/4 inch closer to the door itself. I don't think the seats were attached either, just sitting in the car. So once everything installed we'll have a better idea.
I took the swatches, including the paint color swatch, to an ACC dealer who had the carpet samples. We were able to choose the best combination. I'm excited to see how it all comes together.
 

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Which seat model is this - they have so many it can be confusing! Thanks.
I think it is the sport R upholstery that I posted the link to in post #10
 

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Thanks y’all! I completed mine about four years ago, and at that time I believe the foam and the covers were called “sport”.
I’m not looking at my car right now, but I think with the deluxe interior, the door panel starts to taper off just about where the seat back sits . However, as has been discussed in another thread, this style of foam will set you up closer to the headliner and make it a little harder to get in and out of the car with the stock(Giant) steering wheel. Let me know if more pictures are needed, or I can probably dig around in my receipts, and find out the exact series of the foam and leather.
 

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Ya know, I just looked online, and I believe they are” Sport R Series “ as 67 customStang noted. I stand corrected.
 
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