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Old 10-16-2016, 01:35 PM
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Default seat foam?

Do you guys know of any other options for seat bottom foam for 40 series trucks? I know that SOR sells it, but I'm looking for something more affordable & not really finding anything.

Any ideas?
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Old 10-16-2016, 03:47 PM
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I have a set of FJ60 seats I plan to reupholster in the future and I was planning on buying generic blocks of car seat upholstery high density foam and custom cutting them to size using the old foam as a guide. (I want to add some extra lumbar and heat as well.)

Only off the shelf option I know of is SOR, like you mentioned.

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Old 10-17-2016, 08:22 AM
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In my experience, the highest density foam I found at an upholstery shop still isn't as stout as OEM seat foam from Toyota. It's great stuff - but better suited for your kitchen table chairs than for car seats. You could use it in flat areas (perhaps), but bolsters won't be as firm as you might like them.
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Old 10-17-2016, 09:19 AM
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I'll ditto what steve said. even high density is crappy. the sor stuff is better but still not good.

that said, can anyone recommend someone that still works with "horsehair" seats? i want go back to that in annie because the foam sucks so bad.
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:41 AM
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Abe, I know SOR sells two flavors the fancy stuff and a cheaper option have you looked at both? I have the old foam out of my 40, it's in decent shape just squished, if you wanted to use that and put a square of foam underneath that then you should be okay.I have some extra foam lying around as well.
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