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Old 05-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Goatherd Goatherd is offline
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Replacement seats? Or rebuild?

My son has a 1988 528e, handed to him from my daughter who has gone on to a newer Bimmer. When I sit my fat backside in his drivers or passenger seat, it feels like sitting on a couch you found out in front of a college dorm.

We're not married to staying stock.

Anyone find a good replacement seat? Or is is not too tough a job to rebuild 26 year old seats?

Currently automatic seats, but manual would be fine. Momma's only requirement was that he still have a head rest.
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Old 05-16-2014, 12:03 PM
joem52002 joem52002 is offline
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I have had the rear seat redone at an auto upholstery shop with very good results.
New padding and vinyl covering closely matching the original.
Never had a front seat done but I would try that route first.
Easier than trying to find a seat to bolt up to the original rails.
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:50 PM
south26 south26 is offline
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Hi, E34 Seats work very nicely or you can e28 seats. I have a set of black seats for 60 each plus shipping. What color are you looking for? To get recovered looking at 1000 for leather.

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