G'day & HJ75 Seat Question

Submitted: Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 14:34
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G'day guys,
I use to use ExplorOz about 10 years ago, and its great to be back. So thanks for having me, and certainly am here to learn and enjoy.

I recently bought an 86 troopy (HJ75) w/o rear side seats and wanted to install some factory seats from a 79 series troopy. Will these fit?

That's the million dollar question :)

Thanks fellas,
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Reply By: Rod W - Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:10

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:10
Yep course they will, but get the ones from a 78 series cause the ones from a 79 series could be a problem.
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Follow Up By: EpicLife - Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:13

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:13
Thanks Rod, could you explain what sorta problem?
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Follow Up By: Geoff (Newcastle, NSW) - Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:20

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 15:20
79 is a Cab Chassis.

78 is a Troopy.
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Reply By: Ozhumvee - Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 06:15

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 06:15
Toyota changed the floorpan with the 78 series forward of the seats but not sure if the changes included the seat area so it might be best to try before you buy so to speak as the later seats may not bolt in to the same positions.
If you are talking about the rear side seats then if your vehicle wasn't an 11 seater originally then there will be no captive nuts or plated reinforcements in the body for either the seats or the seat belts. Yes you could fit them but as to whether an engineer would approve the change you might be best to discuss with them first.
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