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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by RBMann » Thu Mar 05, 2015 3:05 pm

What I see is the seat stitching does not line up the same with the grommets and posts. In the first photo the center stitch goes to the left side grommet and in the second it goes to right grommet. The headrests look pretty equal lining up to the grommets and posts.
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Damian » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:17 pm

You are right. Here I have been focused on the headrests. So it looks like the seat back covers that are not aligned.
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by dy69bayarea » Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:12 am

The seats look good, other than the stitching on the headrest. How do they sit/ feel? I live in the South Bay and need to get my seats redone. What was the total?
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by spl310 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:35 am

It's really a bit surprising that no vendor ever looked into having new seat buns made
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Skyman » Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:49 am

If one could make a mold, they would be easy to replicate. I made headrest foam.

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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by spl310 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:35 pm

What did you make the mold out of?
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by pebbles » Sat Mar 07, 2015 2:58 pm

Wish i had one of these to compare dimensionally. May just bite the bullet.
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Skyman » Sat Mar 07, 2015 3:20 pm

spl310 wrote:What did you make the mold out of?
You would need to ask Ed Mason. He made the mold for me from his original 67.5 headrest foam. Looks like fiberglass to me. I think the molding for the seat would not be that difficult if you had a nice to near perfect piece to mold from. They make very large items out of this foam, and there are numerous densities to choose from. There would be no issues using this product for seat bottoms. If you wanted a firmer seat, use the higher density foam. More cushion, use a lower density foam. If someone had a real nice seat bottom, sans seat covers, I could work on some molds.
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by brubojacru » Sun Mar 08, 2015 12:59 am

David, the Volkswagen foam is close but I don't think it would fit the frame and cover if you compare to the Datsun foam. But maybe pieces could be used for repairs.

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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by spl310 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:32 am

What about Z car foam?
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by pebbles » Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:12 pm

Length and tuft location are different. Back is availible too. :D
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Jujuman » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:33 pm

Somewhere on the board is a post about seat foam that discusses a 3 layer pink/blue/green foam.

Does anyone know where that is or where to get it
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by brea » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:20 pm

Jujuman wrote:Somewhere on the board is a post about seat foam that discusses a 3 layer pink/blue/green foam.

Does anyone know where that is or where to get it
Juju, I had used this seat foam that you are referring to. It is called Confor Foam and I purchased mine through this website:

http://www.kch-inc.com/

Here is also another place I found more information regarding this product.

http://www.seatfoam.com/products.htm

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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Jujuman » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:40 pm

Thanx,
that is what I was thinking. but I think I might rehab the original foam
possible via steam?
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Re: New Seat Foam

Post by Datsunparts.comInc » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:07 pm

Just saw this there is some here: www.datsunparts.com/1121

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