The Bench seat saga

C Body Bob

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On my 66 Belvedere I bought back in August. I've had precious little time to work on it. One of the things I wanted was to sell the bench seat & install a pair of buckets. I got nothing against bench seat. I just installed a nice one in my 66 Polara. On the Bel I just wanted buckets. So I put it up for sale. Lots of tire kickers & people a thousand miles away wanting shipping. No problem I'm use to that. Part of the deal. Finally in early January a guy not too far away sent a msg. He wanted the seat. When can I pick it up. I'm somewhat flexible so I replied what's good for you. He wanted to come during the week in the afternoon. Yet he really wasen't sure about a time or day. Weekend he said where out of the question. So I told him if he paid for it I will take it out & take to a neighbors house who is retired & home most of the day. Just call him & give him a heads up. The neighbor was ok as long as the guy came in a few days. So I told him what the neighbor said Great he said. He paid & said he would pick in up in 2 , 3 days max & would call first. So I took it out & carried it down to the neighbor. A week went by & nothing. The neighbor called & said he had to move it once to get a car in his shop. I told him I would text the guy & see what's up. The guy said he was busy & would come first of the week. Another week & nothing. Neighbor called again. Little more urgent that this seat gets out of his way. So called the guy this time & told him the neighbor was getting antsy. What's the deal. He apologized & again said first of the week. He did call the neighbor Sunday & confirmed a day & time. Well he was a no show. He called me & left a msg to call back. I was right in the middle painting a car & when I got to a stopping point I called the neighbor instead because I was getting a bit tired of the excuses & dont like getting into it with anyone especially a customer. The neighbor said he's heard nothing. So I waited till that night & decided to text. He quickly replied that I can keep the seat & the money. I replied what? And that was it. So I have tried to work with this guys schedule & make it easy for him to come when ever he can. So now I got to pick the seat back up & put it back in the car & try to resale it again. Take it back out. This has kept me from getting my bucket seats ready as I want to paint the floor of the car & clean up any surface rust after I get it cleaned. I dont have anywhere else to put the seat as my shop is stuffed right now. I move a lot of cars & have two that I bought & haven't picked up yet & trip to that demo guys shop to look at his stuff he's threating to throw in the dumpster if I don't come get it. He's been extremely patient too. Now I got to resale this seat.
 

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Yes it's a 2 door. It folds to allow entry to rear seat I'll get you a pic when I pick it back up.
That's fine, I realize I will have to recover it to match my interior. Consider it sold just tell me how you want paid.i bought a 66 parts car with bucket seats and console but I really wanted the factory bench. Thanks
 

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Ok that works. I don't know if Fastenal will ship COD, if not let me know the shipping costs. Thanks Don Lee
Yes you pay them directly. Fill out an online quote. Sometimes they will say they do t have a truck comming. If that's what they do go to the store & talk with the manager. My guy here in Youngsville has been able to pull some strings for me to help move stuff.
 

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