slat grill rear seat frame

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slat grill rear seat frame

Postby pinksngreens » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:21 pm

Hello fellow restorers, I am trying to establish whether the slat grill vehicles had a split tube rear seat frame like the driver and passenger seats. If so I would appreciate seeing a photo. Also when did the " full tube frame " seat without the pump brackets come in. My slat 111270 ( DOD 1 13 42 ) was missing the rear seat so Im not sure which would be correct, so I would like a little guidance please. My email is jdh@netspace.net.au Regards. Jim
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Re: slat grill rear seat frame

Postby Chuck Lutz » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:43 am

Negative....the rear seat tubes are each ONE section that are flattened and riveted together. If your seat fits and does not have an "F" on it and does not have a tire pump bracket then yours would be correct if it is in fact an original and not a repop...
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Re: slat grill rear seat frame

Postby pinksngreens » Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:48 pm

Thanks Chuck, much appreciated,now I know what to look for. Regards. Jim
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