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    Replace Back Seats with Carpet?

    I'm looking to shed a few pounds but do NOT want to molest/gut my car. However, since I never use the rear seats I was going to remove them and the seat belts. However, my interior is tan so it's going to be hard making it look decent going from tan carpet to whatever I use to cover the metal back to the black trunk mat.

    Any ideas? Where to get the carpetting? Is this going to turn out ghetto? lol

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    Try taking the center console carpet to Home Depot or a fabric shop and just match it up with whatever they have.

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    Because of the shape of the floor under the rear seats, I can't see it looking good unless you were to build something up to make it flat.

    The rear seats weigh very little. I'd personally just leave them in.

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    i agree with Stealthee.. the rear seats weigh next to nothing... theres no point on taking them out to shed a few pounds.

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    I have done it and it doesn't look that bad.
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    I used to strip the seats out for 1/4 mileing and as evereyone says the backs don`t weight much at all, the passenger seat weighs a bloody ton though!.
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    This is something I've been toying with for a while. Not for weight, since the rear seats weigh nothing. No, I see no use for seats back there. I was trying to think of something I could replace the rear seats with that would be more useful.

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    Ya the bottoms weight literally nothing but I figured the backs and seatbelts add up..

    If it won't look good I'll skip it though. I agree that it might look weird with the curve/etc. Thanks for all the input so far though!

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    That's what's holding me back. I haven't figured out something that won't look like ass yet.

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    What would be sweet is to extend the pedals/shifter/steering wheel and remove the two front seats. Talk about cheap weight reduction and leg room!

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