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2004-2006 power seats into a 1968 GTO Coupe

Hi,

I am looking to swap out my the stock 68 GTO buckets for the more comfortable/modern 2004-2006 power bucket seats with lumbar ... I have back issues so I am researching this swap.

My main concern is head room. I have read some comments that they are higher and some others that say they are the same or lower.

Has anyone down this swap into a actual 1968 GTO hardtop ... I have only gotten feedback so far from folks that have put them in a 1968 GTO convertable.

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I have already looked at those threads ... I'm looking for someone who has actual installed the 04-06 GTO seats in a 1968 GTO hard top for head room feedback !
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Going with the 04-06 GTO seats for my 68 GTO ... Just purchased a pair ... Keeping my fingers crossed on the head room issue !

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Standard seat adjustment or power? Power seat track assembly's typically take up a bunch of room under the front of the lower seat asm, either which way, from examining this mod before, going to have to section the seats front pedestals, reinforce, & create your own custom front mounting.
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Standard seat adjustment or power? Power seat track assembly's typically take up a bunch of room under the front of the lower seat asm, either which way, from examining this mod before, going to have to section the seats front pedestals, reinforce, & create your own custom front mounting.
The 04-06 seats are full power ... and yes will need some fab work (keeping in mind the height issue) ... My fingers are crossed !
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Install in progress !

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Seats in ... I would say these seats are the same height as the stock buckets ... I am going to have them recovered to make them look as close to stock as possible ... Might even add heat and massage (ha) !




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Project complete ... 2006 GTO 8 Way Power Bucket Seats with Lumbar and added Heat Unit recovered in the correct black vinyl and stock pattern added to my 1968 GTO !

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Looks great

those additions look great. Wondering how you managed to pull off the close duplication in the upholstery? Did you repurpose some of the original seats stamped portions?
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