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Old 08-13-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Angry kid that needs some help

okay im 15 and i just got a 78 to rebuild and drive in high school. my dads not home and wont anser his phone to ask him this so,,, i took out the carpet and front seats already and i just cant figure out how to get the rear seats out. help please?
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:20 PM   #2
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If I remember correctly, to remove the lower cushions you need to push the front of the bottom cushion back and then lift up. There is a "C-bracket" or hook type bracket that a metal rod (part of the seat frame itself) fits. Pushing the seat cushion back forces the metal rod out of the bracket and then lifting up clears the C-bracket attached to the floor.

Next, there are two bolts that have to be removed so that you can remove the back of the seat. Remove the bolts and then push the seat-back toward the trunk and lift up. There are a few hooks in the sheet metal that the seat-back slides down in that secures the seat-back to the sheet metal. The two bolts are there so that the seat does not accidentally dislodge.
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:22 PM   #3
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That is so awesome that you are out working on your car at your age
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:24 PM   #4
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To remove the seat bottoms you must push the bottom towards the back of the car and then lift up. They hook into a bracket that is welded to the floorpan. Sometimes you have to apply a good bit of pressure backwards. The back part of the seat at the bottom remove the two bolts at the bottom and lift it off the hooks. Hope this helps. Good Luck
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Old 08-14-2009, 12:07 PM   #5
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sweet! i did it. haha. thanks alot!!

anyone know where i can get a reproduction headliner?
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Old 08-14-2009, 12:35 PM   #6
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im in the same boat. im 16 and i got an 86 berlinetta tht im workin on. good luck with ur car man!!!
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Old 08-14-2009, 01:02 PM   #7
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sweet car man! good luck with urs to dude!
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Old 08-14-2009, 03:01 PM   #8
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sweet car man! good luck with urs to dude!
I'm 17 and once I get a job I'm going to go Camaro hunting. My mom has a '78 Z28 that I work on.

If you are up to joining another forum, I'd recommend NastyZ28. (second generation Camaro forum).

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Old 08-14-2009, 03:13 PM   #9
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I love this thread
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Old 08-14-2009, 06:07 PM   #10
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hey 1320junkie, how do you mannage getting a 10 camaro and ZR1? your so lucky

so nasty z28 is all 2nd gen? thats what i was trying to find but didnt feel like searching much then i found this one. but i kinda like this one, all the people so far are real nice compared to some other ones..
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hey 1320junkie, how do you mannage getting a 10 camaro and ZR1? your so lucky

so nasty z28 is all 2nd gen? thats what i was trying to find but didnt feel like searching much then i found this one. but i kinda like this one, all the people so far are real nice compared to some other ones..
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sweet! i did it. haha. thanks alot!!

anyone know where i can get a reproduction headliner?

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Old 08-14-2009, 06:16 PM   #13
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yeah i hear that alot from parents haha. if you dont mind me asking, how old are you?

and thanks for the link!
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hey 1320junkie, how do you mannage getting a 10 camaro and ZR1? your so lucky

so nasty z28 is all 2nd gen? thats what i was trying to find but didnt feel like searching much then i found this one. but i kinda like this one, all the people so far are real nice compared to some other ones..
Yep, there's a few members with a 1st gen or 3rd gen, all are welcome pretty much.

If you need help with anything, feel free to PM me.
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