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Looking for a 68 Convertible Rear seat frame

Hi all, I am having a great deal of difficulty locating a rear upper and lower seat frame for my 68 Convertible. I know that the 65-69 are definitely all the same size. I have been on all the typical websites and the only seat frames i can find are for Fastbacks. Anyone either have one they want to sell me or know where I can find? Thanks, James
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Sorry didn't realize my signature didn't have it, i just updated it i am in Ridgefield, CT. Thanks!
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If you're willing to take a trip to Rowley MA, maybe 45 minutes north of Boston, a friend of mine has 4 barns full of classic 65-68 mustang parts, that he's collected over 20 yrs!!

Jason's number, home 1.978.948.2938 or cell 1.508.962.6468

The parts are his hobby, so if no luck 1st call, keep trying, think weekend time is best..

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Not so sure about '69 and '70.. They may be a bit wider...

But '64.5 to '68 are definitely all the same Rear Convertible Seat Frames...


You might want to give Perry's Pony Express a call. I used to work with him decades ago...

He's in Babylon/Lindenhurst Area on Long Island.

He should have what you need... Call him... Take the Ferry over to Long Island and make a day of it...

Phone: (631) 888-1965


https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perry...76681555945518


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65-70 should be the same.

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HI all thanks again for the great tips/ advice this forum has been an amazing help/ asset i really appreciate it.
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HI all i am still in need of this rear seat I am wondering if anything new might have popped up since July? I am getting close to the interior being ready to go in and i still have no rear seat frame. I have the upholstery but need a frame and foam or at least the frame. its amazing to me that none of the major parts re manufacturers out there do not make these yet. Thanks! James
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Go to searchtempest.com, I just saw a set of back seat convertible frames in one of the cities for $250. Search for 1968 mustang convertible, all locations. Will take about 20 minutes to go through all locations. I believe it was somewhere in the midwest. good luck.
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On my earlier posting, I listed a friend of mine who's just couple hours north of CT in Boston area.... Has tons of classic parts

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I have used cut down coupe rear seat frames in a convert in a pinch. All I did for the bottom was take a grinder and slice off equal portions on each side to make it fit and not worry about the area you cut because no one really sits that close to the edge where there is no support and once uph is on no one is the wise or you can always fab some pieces and weld them in. For the backrest you can grind the top which is too wide and tie it so it comes to a point like the convrt original does but you will have to shorten the bottom loops that screw the backrest to the framing in front of the pump area. Once again it will not be seen once foam and uph are installed. Wes, ps- I can supply any measurements you may need if you decide to take my advice as I have several frames but not for sale. Ps- im from Norwalk and my stepmother from Ridgefield and grew up swimming in maminasco lake! My aunt who was married to my step uncle still lives in Newtown.

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