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Seat comfort...

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by 496 BB, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    While I have built a custom center console for my bench seat now that houses the joystick and Im thinking a little more comfort might be needed. I love the bench seat but I think having buckets will be better on an already bad back.

    For the guys that are running the 1995-1998 style Chevy trucks how are the bucket seats in those during a storm?

    Any other brand seat suggestions for an '85 Chevy?
  2. jasonv

    jasonv PlowSite.com Addict
    from kannada
    Messages: 1,122

    Well, my only familiarity with chevy seats are the bucket seats from a 2000 S10. WORST SEATS EVER. Any time I ever had to sit in it for more than a couple of hours, it made my whole back and neck hurt and gave me a serious headache. I've never had that problem with any other vehicle, either before or after.

    So the only thing I can suggest, is that you don't get S10 seats.
  3. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    Go to Goodwill and pick up a used Lazy Boy recliner and custom fit it in the truck. :) You'll need a extended cab to do it though. They're kinda big.
  4. blazer2plower

    blazer2plower Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    My seats from my 2000 ZR2. Are different than that of a normal s10 might want to look at them.
  5. hatefulmechanic

    hatefulmechanic Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    I've got a 97 and had the factory bench reupholstered, the guy contoured the foam a little more than normal and it is one of the most comfortable seats I have ever ran, aside from a BMW.

    /useless info.
  6. jasonv

    jasonv PlowSite.com Addict
    from kannada
    Messages: 1,122

    Yeah yeah, ZR2. So was mine. HORRIBLE seats.
  7. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    Not looking for S10 seats. Mainly just the 95-98 Chevy fullsize seats. Was just wondering if they are more comfortable then a bench seat with the arm rest and all.
  8. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    The buckets in those trucks are amazing. Our 99 Tahoe is damn comfortable and its on its original foam and upholstery and still looks nice. And I think theres mice in the seats.
  9. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    Out of all my trucks 02 GMC 2500 Bucket Seats are the best