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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2016 9:55 pm 
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FedEx just delivered my aluminum GT/Outlaw seats fabricated by alchemist Dave Miller, proprietor of Copacetic Metal Shaping! I can't thank Dave enough knowing this is only the second set ever made. BTW the other set is in his Type 64. THANKS DAVE!


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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2016 9:44 am 
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Frank,
Those seats are awesome, will be so very cool in your car. That Dave Miller does incredible work. Just read a article in the latest Pano on Ralph Brawley, that is who Dave did his apprenticeship under many years ago. Keep us up to date on your build.

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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2016 8:44 am 
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Beautiful seats! I have lots of questions: What car are they going in? Are you doing the upholstery yourself or sending them out for work? Did you need to get custom seat frames?

Asking as GT seats are in my future!


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:47 pm 
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Sean – I’ll be installing the seats in my 60 B Coupe. Not sure if I’ll be running these in the raw as I did in my old 64 Coupe (see my avatar) or possibly having Autos International upholster them. I will be building my own seat tracks and use Speedster seat hinges supplied by one of the vendors. I’ll post fotos as work progresses.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:05 pm 
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Those look nice and deep.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:09 pm 
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So a lot has happened since I originally posted about the GT / Outlaw seats... I sold the 60, picked up a 53 and I finally installed the seats! I absolutely LOVE these! Looking to have these upholstered soon but thinking of leaving the backsides raw aluminum. Please let me know your thoughts.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:23 am 
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Almost a shame to cover them at all. That said, if you lived in AZ, they would be like a clothes iron in the Summer!!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:44 pm 
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Frank:

Dave does great work, no doubt.
Would you consider installing a seat and back pad, leaving the bolsters bare? I've seen this done in a Cobra. Very aviation-style.
Good luck with them,
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:03 pm 
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Kinda with Ronald - having seen your '53 in the flesh, keeping the rivets exposed would be super cool. It'd be easier to go full upholstered if you end up not liking it, rather than the reverse.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:03 am 
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I would love a set of these!

Some options I've thought of 1. Leave em bare. 2. Minimum leather pads on bottom and back exposing a lot of the aluminum is cool or 3. leather on front with exposed backs. Would look really cool if they had the original style holes exposing some red leather through the backs.


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