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Old 03-27-2013, 02:22 PM   #1233
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I believe mine are Camco 42140...
Like these..
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Old 03-28-2013, 07:17 PM   #1234
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Pulled out the passenger seat to do some prep work for the Range Rover seat install..

Here is the OEM seat against the RR seat...
I was pleasently surprised to note that the footprint/sizes were similar.




The RR seat is a little lower, which is great cos it gives me space to build an interface plate.



The seat base should be easy to adapt, as its a simple pedistal mount and the swivel is in the top of that.


Gotta love this....
The Flexsteel OEM seat had this tucked under the frame...
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Old 03-28-2013, 07:22 PM   #1235
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Steve, those RR seats are bound to be more comfortable than the original seats. Looking forward to seeing if they have holes for the other arm rest.

Now you got me thinking about doing something similar with the Argosy seats.

Decisions decisions...!

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Old 03-28-2013, 07:53 PM   #1236
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I agree Brad... the OEM seats are squishy and unsupportive...

I pulled off the plastic lower surround and wiggled my hand up under the leather as best I could for now...and there is an identical steel frame in the side bolster on each side.
I could not get my hand up far enough to feel a threaded hole, but my best guess is it is there.
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:34 PM   #1237
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34' Airstream motor home 1984

I am looking at one to buy. enjoyed reading others that have the same coach.
I like everything but the gas mileage. We have a 24' AS Trailer now. Looking for more room in a motor home. Thanks. Wish everyone a Happy Easter.
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:57 PM   #1238
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Anyone have a set of Recaro's hanging about........anyone?

Seriously Steve this mod is awesome and will be one of my must doo mods. I hate the stock seats and I have the leather package. Way too soft and unsupportive.

Keep up the great work.......I'm still waiting for snow to melt.
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:35 PM   #1239
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Actually I was fine on the 4 day maiden voyage, but still, they look like they will be worse than they are...
Upon fiddling with my GF's Range Rover... here is the list of functions...
Power fore/aft, front base up/down, rear base up/down, Backrest tilt fore/aft, Headrest up/down. Pneumatic lumbar support, and cushion and backrest heating.
They also have memory function, but I think that is located in the body computer... so I might not have that, but there is a big CPU under each seat base. Maybe....
I am wading thu the RR service manual looking for the wiring schematic...
My head hurts!
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:03 PM   #1240
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My oem AS seats have a crown nut with a cotter pin, someone at AS over tightened and it wouldn't swivel without a lot of force, loosening the nut did wonders, just have to find the right pressure to stop wobble and allow swivel. Your new ones have twice the functions of the AS and they were priced right, as always on your searches. Good luck on wiring.
Did ebay on abs sensors and got a couple at 85 delivered compared to NAPA with 440 for two.
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:26 PM   #1241
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I think the bases look the same Dave, with a nut..
I would like to extend the rotation release arm on the swivel to be easier to reach, and maybe even add a length of steel so it can be released from the doghouse side.

After a few hours looking at the wiring diagram for the RR, and the seat pigtail...
I ID'd the power feeds for each operation/motor but using my PowerProbe 3 and a battery, the only function I have been able to get working is the pneumatic lumber support. I suspect that the CPU that is located under the seat(called the "Seat Outstation") that all the seat functions plug into, is looking for some input from the RR body computer... The lumbar support is the only function not tied to a seat memory position switch. I am trying to figure out if applying power to one of the "extra wires" not supplying power to a function will release this issue...
Failing that, I will bypass the cpu...

I am planning to swap the seats into my GF's RR next week as a test, to be sure they are fully functional..
She loves her Range, and I have to admit, every time I drive it, there is just something about it I like... its got presence!
Hers is "Oxford Blue with cream interior..


We puts some nice 20" wheels on...
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I'm chuckling now as every time I look at a RR I think of the Top Gear episode; the one where JC asked Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean) to make faces of drivers of various makes and models. The snooty hoytie toytie face Rowan made for the RR was epic.

Nice rig but it does leave one question......has it ever seen dirt????
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:32 AM   #1243
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Not seen that episode... but will have to look for it now!
We bought the RR just over 3 years ago and have not used it in the dirt yet... but hope to! The family 5.9 Grand Cherokee has been tested offroad but it is my understanding that the RR is far more capable. The GF calls the Jeep the beast because it feels half the size but the torque output is huge... it scares her everytime she drives it!
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Rowan Atkinson (Series 17, Episode 4) - BBC Top Gear
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:49 PM   #1245
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TOO Funny!
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Amazing thing is besides MR. Bean's expressive face and sounds, they mention Land Yachting in that episode. Will you be able to duplicate now that you have the seats and the Land Yacht
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