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How To Remove Fox Body Mustang Seats

Posted 6/28/2013 by Jeff Jimenez

Watch this video to see how to remove your Fox Body Mustang Seats. Perfect for upholstery projects!!

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Removing the seats from your Fox Body Mustang is a critical part of many interior restoration projects. These projects include upholstery and carpet installs. Removing the seats from your Stang is a easy task. Follow along in the video as Jmac shows you how to remove the factory seats from your coupe, hatchback or convertible Fox Body Mustang. Removing the rear seats is slightly different between all three body types. Jmac will give you plenty of tech tips for removing all types of seats.

Tools Needed:
  • Ratchet
  • 15mm socket or wrench
  • ½” Socket
  • Philips Screwdriver (Coupe Models)
How To Remove Fox Body Mustang Seats - Mustang Seat Removal

How To Remove The Front Seats In A Fox Mustang

  1. Remove the seat foot covers
  2. Remove the front two 15mm bolts
  3. Move the seat forward to gain access to the rear seat bolts
  4. Remove the rear seat bolts
  5. Unplug the power seat track and lumbar wiring harnesses
  6. Remove the front seat and repeat on opposite side

How To Remove The Rear Seats In A Hatchback Mustang

  1. Remove the lower rear seat by applying pressure toward the back of the Stang while pulling up
  2. Lower the rear seat backs down
  3. Remove the three ½” bolts located in the center lower area on both seat backs
  4. You can now slide the rear seat back off the center pivot
  5. Repeat on other side back

How To Remove The Rear Seats In A Coupe Mustang

  1. Remove the lower rear seat by applying pressure toward the back of the Stang while pulling up
  2. Remove the two screws holding the lower rear seat tabs into place
  3. Lift up on the seat back and pull away front the trunk area

How To Remove The Rear Seats In A Coupe Mustang

  1. Remove the lower rear seat by applying pressure toward the back of the Stang while pulling up
  2. Pull out on the lower portion of the seat back while pushing down on the top to release the retaining tabs

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How To Remove Fox Body Mustang Seats

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Published on 2013-06-28
Removing the seats in your Fox Body Mustang is a key part of many installations which include carpet and upholstery installs. Removal of your seats is actually a simple procedure. Follow along in the video as Jmac show you how to take the seat of Coupe, Hatchback and Convertible Fox Mustangs.
Transcript
0:00:02 - 0:00:21
We get quite a few inquiries about how to remove the seats out of your fox mustang front seats are pretty easy but most of the questions revolve around the back seats. Especially for an 83-93 hatchback. I'm going to show you just how easy it is take the seats out of your mustang. First thing you want to do is get your seats out of the car starting with the front.

0:00:21 - 0:00:42
Remove your front seat foot covers use a fifteen millimeter (15mm) ratchet to remove the two retaining nuts. Then slide the seat forward lean the seatback forward removed the two fifteen millimeter (15mm) bolts. Lift the seat up. Unplug the power seat track if equipped as well as the power lumbar and remove the seat from the vehicle. Repeat the same steps on the other side.

0:00:42 - 0:01:02
To remove the rear seat apply pressure from the front of the seat toward the back and lift upward. That will release the retaining clips on the bottom. Remove the rear seat bottom from the car. Lower the rear seat backs down. You’ve got three 1/2 inch bolts on each side. Remove those bolts and you can fold the bracket out of the way and slide the rear seat back off of the center pivot.

0:01:02 - 0:01:30
Repeat this for both sides. And that's it. All you need is just common hand tools in a few minutes of your time. For you coupe & convertible owners you actually have it just a little bit easier. The rear seat bottoms come out the exact same way as the hatch. For coupe owners once you get that bottom out of the way, you'll see two screws holding down lower tabs on that rear seat back. Pull the screws out and lift up on the seat back.

0:01:30 - 0:01:45
For convertible owners, once that seat bottom is out of the way. Pull on the lower portion of the seat back and push down on the top and this will release the retaining tabs. Now for more mustang parts tech and how to check out LatemodelRestoration.com