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Old 04-22-2019, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Armrests/covers cheap on fleabay

Chinese, near exact copies of the factory units.
I took just the cushions and moved them over. Perfect fit, not quite exact same profile but who cares. I paid $49.99 shipped for a pair of complete adjustable armrests. Took about a month to get here. I'm ordering 2 more sets for the rear bench and outsides of the fronts.

Search under adjustable truck armrest - lots of sellers.
Make sure it looks like yours, there are a few models on the bay






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Old 04-22-2019, 07:01 AM   #2
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Default Re: Armrests cheap on fleabay

Do you have an actual link to your item on eBay? I'm looking to add a right hand armrest to my drivers seat.
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Right-Left-...QAAOSwVh9ci7C4
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Default Re: Armrests cheap on fleabay

Thanks for that, I will now look into how to actually fit them.
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Old 04-25-2019, 03:33 AM   #5
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One of my favourite installs was a driverís seat left side arm rest. Improved driving comfort remarkably. Bolts right in to existing threaded holes in the seat. Find them with a knitting needle.
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Default Re: Armrests cheap on fleabay

Great find!

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Search under adjustable truck armrest - lots of sellers.
Make sure it looks like yours, there are a few models on the bay

...
adjustable truck armrest

Some have free shipping. Typical prices seem to be mid to high $30 range.

Universal Left Side Adjustable Seat Armrest For Camper Van Motorhome Boat Truck
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-L...k/163488517629

As Trc.rhubarb indicates, the pictures will reveal the correct types. It appears that if you're just swapping over cushion assemblies right/left side doesn't matter.

T1Narmrest01.jpg

T1Narmrest03.jpg

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One of my favourite installs was a driverís seat left side arm rest. Improved driving comfort remarkably. Bolts right in to existing threaded holes in the seat. Find them with a knitting needle.
You can confirm that all Dodge Sprinter front seats have the mounting hardware on both sides? I really want to do this too, but don't want to cut into the fabric if the mounting bracket isn't here.

Also for this knockoff armrests, they bolt up exactly to factory mounting points?
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You can confirm that all Dodge Sprinter front seats have the mounting hardware on both sides? I really want to do this too, but don't want to cut into the fabric if the mounting bracket isn't here.

Also for this knockoff armrests, they bolt up exactly to factory mounting points?
I certainly canít confirm that ALL Sprinter seats have the mounting holes (not brackets), but some careful measurement and inspection with a needle or other sharp tool will confirm the presence (or lack thereof) of the mounting holes.

Manufacturers want to make copies of items, not unique ones, so the seats are likely identical
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Default Re: Armrests/covers cheap on fleabay

The seat back's foam rubber also has the hole pre-drilled for the bolts to pass through.
If you gently feel the vinyl covering, you can detect the three (roughly 1/4-wide) holes beneath it.
That's where you then investigate with a thin needle (embroidery, in my case ... but even a piece of 20 or 22 gauge bare solid wire would work)

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Default Re: Armrests/covers cheap on fleabay

And these cheap arm rests mounting holes line up with them also? The auction had no mention of vehicle fitment.
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