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yes this is the thread i was referring to! carl, can you throw a sticky on this!!!
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Originally posted by californiajohnny californiajohnny wrote:

yes this is the thread i was referring to! carl, can you throw a sticky on this!!!
 
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Originally posted by Regul8r 2 Regul8r 2 wrote:

Originally posted by californiajohnny californiajohnny wrote:

yes this is the thread i was referring to! carl, can you throw a sticky on this!!!
 
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Clap good because you know how often this subject comes up, plus it may be easier for new guys to find! Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote JFN Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23-January-2022 at 2:04PM
So did the original rails for the front seat fit back in place or did you have to modify the rails to make the original seat fit?
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you need to re- install the seat-rail supports that go across the top of the floorpan.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote r9b2 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-March-2022 at 4:13AM
Just wanted to throw in some more evidence of this working, if that's okay with you guys.  It took a long time because of the base Auto Hobby shop only being open two days a week, but I threw both sides of '66 Mustang floorpans in my '73 Torino.


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Might as well jump on the bandwagon and second that…however I used 71-73 as they don’t have the holes for the seats to bolt through so one less thing to weld up or plug



Full left and right pans were used which basically dropped straight in and then stitched into the footwell
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Thanks for posting these pics guys, much appreciated.
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Thanks for these pics. I might have ordered those ridiculous Torino patch panels sold everywhere but this seems much better.
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just an update on the pans...originally got a set of coupe/fastback and a set of convertible as they're slightly different...Chopper test fitted both and went with the convertible as they fitted better...

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This is very cool!
Made me wonder if maybe the '79 and up LTD/Crown Vic floors would work as well?
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Originally posted by RacerJames RacerJames wrote:

This is very cool!
Made me wonder if maybe the '79 and up LTD/Crown Vic floors would work as well?
I bet you’ll be the first to know, and report how to do it ;)

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Originally posted by hogfiddles hogfiddles wrote:

Originally posted by RacerJames RacerJames wrote:

This is very cool!
Made me wonder if maybe the '79 and up LTD/Crown Vic floors would work as well?
I bet you’ll be the first to know, and report how to do it ;)
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I could probably supply a rust free car that someone could then experiment with!
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I cannot find anyone here local for work or advice, so may have to get a friend to just dive in and help eventually. I have the pans but where do you find the seat floor supports? Or were they fabricated? Only can find one website and it's a non secure one, so looks like a no no. Thanks!
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Chopper fabricated a hybrid seat brace from factory (over the drive tunnel) and new as I’m using 69 Mach 1 seats…you can use the factory brace you just have to set the pans to the lower height of the brace…
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Thanks! Finally found a place today accepting work, so looks like I should be getting on the books sometime tomorrow.
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