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Old 08-01-2014, 10:39 PM   #1
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SVT Recaro seat rebuild.

The drivers seat in my 03 SVT is in need of a rebuild. I've found a great thread covering the rebuild of the base of the seat. I've not been able to find any information on tearing down the back of the seat. A friend has a drivers seat with a nice seat back but the frame is tweaked. I would like to swap out just the seat back between the seats. How difficult is this? I checked into just getting mine recovered but that can't be done because of the special thread that is used in conjunction with the airbag. I also located a source for just the back cover but the cost is $965 because of the airbag. This swapping of seat backs looks like way I need to go. Can anybody shed any light on the process? Thanks!


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i had a wreck in my svt and seat frame was tweaked also and tried to swap my recaro onto rugular svt seat frame i tried and tried but gave up and actually was able to bend back as best i could and it came out pretty good so good luck
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