Head rest chrome bands

Restoration

  1. Davews

    Davews Member

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    Good morning guys, just had my 69 Polara 500 seats reupholstered and now need to find those plastic chrome bands that circle the head rest. I bought some years ago for another car but cant remember where or from whom. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Also looking to rebuild the council shift mechanism... anyone sell parts for that?
    Thanks much, Dave
     
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    FURYGT Senior Member

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  3. Big_John

    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    Autozone sells Cowles 1/4" chrome molding that is an almost perfect replacement for the headrest chrome. It's under $15 and will do at least 6 headrests. I did mine with it and I'm really happy with the results.


    Package looks like this.
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    Any pics of your new seats…..?
     
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    Big John, was the Cowles chrome trim adhesive strong enough to hold them on? Did you have to use something else? Thanks.
     
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    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    No extra adhesive needed. They been on my convertible for four or five years now with no problem.
     
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    Same stuff I use.