seeking San-Francisco-area company for seat changeout

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Jim3, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Jim3

    Jim3 New Member

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    Anyone know where in the SF area I can get my 2009-model seat changed to something more ergonomic like a Recaro? Most places tell me they won't do it for the liability issue, and I would never attempt it myself. Thanks.
     
  2. 3prongpaul

    3prongpaul Hybrid Shop Owner, worked on 100's of Prius's

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    It's really, really easy to remove the front seats. Just four 14mm bolts and a couple of wires to disconnect under the seat. If you can find a seat that will mount in the Prius just do it yourself. Or find a buddy with a socket set to help if you are uncomfortable removing the bolts.
     
  3. Patrick Wong

    Patrick Wong DIY Enthusiast

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    Removing the original seats is not the problem. The problem is equipping the replacement seats with the appropriate brackets to fit the Prius, and liability issues indeed are an issue. If the replacement seats do not have side air bags then you'll lose that safety protection in the event of a side impact.
     
  4. Rebound

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    Call up Luscious Garage. They'll know what to do.
     
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