GM Truck Club
Founded in 2004 ~ We're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV Forum.
Silverado & Sierra | Tahoe & Yukon | Suburban & Yukon XL | SUV & CROSSOVER
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1

    Default Can I put a mid-80s bench in a '69?

    So we bought our 16 yr old his first's a '69 long bed with a 350. Don't know who's more excited though :D

    Anyways, it has bucket seats. We need to put in a bench so he can still take his 2 brothers to school. I've seen a couple on CL but they came out of a mid-80s truck.

    Anyone know if they'll fit?


    TNT - Texas

    First - '68 longbed (lady runs stop sign, insurance gives me a check)
    Then - '81 SWB (stupid stupid stupid...sold it thinking I was going to get something else)
    Now - Finally got my '86 (350, Holley 600, 700r4)

  2. #2
    Jr. Engineer Falcone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Toronto, Canada


    I reckon aslong as its not too wide to fit in the cab then some brackets could be made up to support it.
    2010 Sierra Nevada Edition
    4.8L Ext. cab - Black Z85 4x4 G80
    Shaved a couple badges and 4x4 stickers, DeeZee Red label Low Pro gloss black Brite plate cross box,DeeZee gloss black Brite plate bed rail caps , K&N,more to come.

  3. #3


    If I remember the width is ok but the feet arent in the right places.
    You'll need to build adaptors or mod the feet to fit.
    Tell the boy congrats on his new truck, thats a great model yr for a new project/driver should be a great platform for him to learn mechanics on not a lot of electronics to worry about mostly simple wiring.

  4. #4


    He thinks it's cool seein how mine was a 68. And yeah, it's very simple. Even though it's a 350, and that's what he's used to seeing in my '86, I'm still impressed with how little there is on it!

    I found a scrap yard that I may call and see what they've got. If not, I'll probably snatch up one of the mid-80s seats and see what kind of mods we can make to it.

Similar Threads

  1. WTB red bench seat
    By elmerdh in forum General Classifieds
    Replies: 0
    Last: 02-06-2011, 10:31 AM
  2. Under-Bench Sub box
    By Prophet1990 in forum Chevy Truck Accessories
    Replies: 4
    Last: 02-12-2010, 10:49 AM
  3. looking for a bench seat
    By 94chevy4x4 in forum General Classifieds
    Replies: 1
    Last: 01-24-2010, 10:33 AM
  4. ext. cab rear bench
    By Mike 954 in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 5
    Last: 05-20-2009, 07:26 PM
  5. Captains to bench
    By Trevor in forum Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)
    Replies: 1
    Last: 09-12-2008, 06:01 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts