1995 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe seats in a 1998 Ranger?


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I was offered a pair of 1995 T-Bird Turbo coupe seats yesterday. Has anyone put these in a Ranger yet?
If so, what are the pitfalls besides less leg room for tall people?

(My 5'2" daughter will eventually be the primary driver.)
 


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I'm curious to see the responses as I have a set of these that I hope to put in my Ranger.
 

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I found out the ranger seats in my 1986 bolt in a little strange, the front bolts are not point straight up, the front bolts are angled toward the dash. A guy gave me a 60/40 seat from a later model ranger, and I went to put that in, the back bolts lined up, the front bolts were further forward. No way to rig it in place because of the floorboard drop-off and the angled bolts.
 

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There was no 95 turbo coupe, the hot rod of the day was a 3.8 with a supercharger.
 

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You are right. The car has the supercharged 3.8, I was trying to save on typing on my phone. Same idea, different car.
 

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Really? ...Man... All this time I thought SC stood for "SUPER CRAPPY". 😆
 

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