Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Car Seat Restoration Bay Area - Seat Restoration Update Ford Bronco - Cooks Upholstery Redwood City 650-364.0923

Here is an update on this project. The seats are finished and ready to go back in the truck.

Responding to what Ford saw as a competitive trend, the Bronco became a full-sized SUV for the 1978 model year. This new Bronco was based on the Ford F-Series pickup. In fact, the F-150 SuperCab four-wheel drive floor plan and steering linkage were used on the Bronco. The new Bronco boasted a 104.7 inch wheelbase and more room. Compared to the classic Bronco the new model offered 15% more front hip room, 30% more rear hip room. The cargo capacity was increased from 16.6 cubic feet to 49.3 to 97.4 depending on the rear seat configuration. The new Bronco was larger outside too, five inches higher, ten inches wider, and two feet longer than the original. The new Bronco featured a removable fiberglass hardtop (or should we say half top). When this top was removed it gave the new Bronco the open air feel everyone expected while keeping the front passengers covered. This feature stemmed from the fact that the Bronco was essentially the same as the F-Series pickup from the B-pillar forward.

We are the preferred leather and seat repair facility for Ferrari Maserati Silicon Valley, Putnam Lexus and many other of our local dealerships.

 Many factors will influence whether or not your leather or seats can be repaired or will need to be replaced.  These include but are not limited to:  Excessive cracking, the size of the area and personal preference.  In these instances, we recommend replacement of the damaged section using O.E.M. materials, which allows our team to make the best possible repair and restore your vehicle to its original state.


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