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Old 03-22-2020, 09:58 PM   #11
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How did you setup the airbag switch on the drivers seatbelt mechanism?
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Old 03-23-2020, 10:00 AM   #12
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How did you find them and how much did they cost?
I was fortunate to get them very cheap from a friend who installed Scheel-Mann seats in his new Sprinter. They are brand new!
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Old 03-23-2020, 10:02 AM   #13
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How did you setup the airbag switch on the drivers seatbelt mechanism?
I took the seatbelt mechanism from both old seats and adapted them to the Sprinter seats. It was actually quite straight forward. Rather than a threaded bolt, I used a slightly smaller diameter grade 8 bolt and nut. I had to grind one of the tabs on the E350 mount to get it to sit right. Seems to work great! No airbag lights!
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Old 03-23-2020, 10:03 AM   #14
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Does it allow you to move farther back from the steering wheel? My seat is all the way back and I still feel like Iím on top of the wheel! Ha
Yep, You actually get about 1 more inch away from the steering wheel. I am 6'4" and the extra bit makes a noticeable difference.
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Old 03-23-2020, 11:16 AM   #15
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medicfernando, Thanks!! Drives me crazy! Don’t know that I’m that handy but I’m going to look for seats and the swivel setup too for the passenger seat!
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Old 06-25-2020, 04:40 PM   #16
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The seats are less than an inch higher I would say. Still very comfortable for me, but I am 6'4". Passenger seat is comfortable for my wife, she is 5'5". THe base I bought from an online source, really stout good quality, EXCEPT, 3 out of 4 base holes did not line up and I had to modify them. OOFFF. THe seat does swivel despite my transfer case shifter.
I very much like your idea. As I am 6 4'' also, anything to back away from steering wheel and sit higher. Would you mind sharing the link for the seat base?

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Old 11-30-2020, 12:27 AM   #17
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Resurrecting this post with a question for the OP. I see you installed these seats on a swivel similar to mine. I noticed that the front of the swivel base sits about 2” higher than the rear. Are you happy with the final angle of the seats? Or did you have to make any more changes besides widening the mounts? Thx
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Old 02-22-2021, 04:53 PM   #18
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seatbelt pre-tensioner

I'd like to see a picture of how you mounted the Ford seatbelt pre-tensioner on the sprinter seat and the mods you had to do to make it work and stay fixed properly.

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I took the seatbelt mechanism from both old seats and adapted them to the Sprinter seats. It was actually quite straight forward. Rather than a threaded bolt, I used a slightly smaller diameter grade 8 bolt and nut. I had to grind one of the tabs on the E350 mount to get it to sit right. Seems to work great! No airbag lights!
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