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The drivers seat on my 85 turbo is much more worn than the passenger one .Is it possible to swap them over or are they handed

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Mine are out at the mo so I can try them tomorrow for you and see if they fit in the mirrored holes!

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Yes, they do swap easily, each one is held in by 4 bolts...as long as they come out!! Quite likely to shear off as rusted solid.Then you'll have to get the welder and the angle grinder and drill out to fit new ones to the seat runners. I can't remember if I had to swap the seat runners between the seats to get the adjusters in the right place...think I did. Then, my seats just sit permanently as far back as they go!!

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They did fit either side but on mine the chair recliner dial was very hard to get at when swapped (not that would need to use it though!)

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yes seats only move backwards and forwards and as the lever for this appears to be the same hand on both sides it looks as if the seats are identical and swapping should only be a simple? matter of undoing 8 nuts

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I'd recommend a significant amount of wire brushing on the exposed threads under the car and a liberal application or WD40 or similar over a couple of days or you are guaranteed to snap the studs on the seat frame.

I snapped 4 out of the 8 but then I wanst worried as they were not going back in again.......

Take it easy and if they feel TOO tight they will snap, its best to apply more lube, leave for a bit and wiggle it tight and loose and eventually they should come...

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