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Re: almost in over my head

> I was lucky enough to find an Audi coupe that had a good body
> stained and torn. I found a new set of beautiful seats at my local
> wrecker, he offered them to me for $200 Canadian. They're out of an '86
> Coupe GT, pretty much mint. Is this a fair value for the full set of
> seats for ana Audi coupe?


> I know they are indentical to the seats in my
> '82 coupe, so the only trouble will be installing the rear seat. Does
> anyone know how to swap a rear seat out of one of these things,
> hopefully without requiring any extreme tear down...

I always had an easier time with the earlier coupes there.  The later
ones, you definitley need a helper pulling on the metal spring tab at
the top corners (one at a time) while you lift inside the vehicle.  Then
it's easy.  Helper pulls on a chain with a hook on the end or some such
affair.  This disengages the spring tab from the metal projection on the

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT