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Old 05-02-2019, 01:02 PM   #21
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I was not granted access yesterday.
My next opportunity to attempt access to the garage will be Sunday.
My apologies.
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Old 05-19-2019, 12:53 AM   #22
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FYI, I solved my uncomfortable, balky adjust sprinter seat problems by installing the seats from an "xj" type Jaguar for $50. per seat (walking around the pick n pull with the base bolt dimensions from the T1N, they were the only ones that came close.. sob! & I did have to take them out myself..)... 12 way power , leather and sublimely comfortable.I had to bend &/or straighten a base mount point or two and judiciously add a few washers, but fit was pretty easy. Wiring was fairly easy with on line available wiring diagrams for the proper year "XJ":. Hint, they do not use the body control unit, they have their own controller under each seat (one of mine worked..became the drivers seat.. the other is still a non moving, but COMFORTABLE passengers throne)

PS; i also found some in an jag "s" type, but it was to badly damaged to get at their mounts.. but they seem to have the same dimensions...
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Old 05-19-2019, 01:08 AM   #23
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I forgot to note, i also took the JAG inner seat belt receivers off and could directly bolt on the merc ones. Electrically .. as I remember, I really only had to find the Hot and ground leads..(Yes, I cut and took as much of the JAG seat wiring..I cut below the carpet.. as I could) I ran wires under the seat and spliced in a 30 amp fuse holder before connecting to one of the large Hot leads to the seat fuse/relay panel.
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Old 05-19-2019, 03:57 AM   #24
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I forgot to note, i also took the JAG inner seat belt receivers off and could directly bolt on the merc ones. Electrically .. as I remember, I really only had to find the Hot and ground leads..(Yes, I cut and took as much of the JAG seat wiring..I cut below the carpet.. as I could) I ran wires under the seat and spliced in a 30 amp fuse holder before connecting to one of the large Hot leads to the seat fuse/relay panel.
Sounds great, can you post a few pics please. Perce
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Old 06-15-2019, 02:03 PM   #25
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Just ordered a pair for $71. Item #293008385197. One of my covers is worn. Had to fix the passenger side so I swappedthe covers.



It appears the three hole versions sell for around $70 while the two hole versions sell for $45 or so.

If you already have armrests and just want to replace the grody covers, you could probably buy the cheaper ones and just use the tops: didn’t find them for sale by themselves.

They come in black. Has anyone used paint to match the originsl blue color?
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:31 PM   #26
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Mine came in and look good, other than being all black.

Is there a paint code for the medium blue interior color in the 2006 (and likely other years)? If I can't paint them I'll probably order a second set and put all black on both chairs, both arms.
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Possibly a 20 buck Gel pad solution. ($10 ea.)

Depending upon the the condition of your arm rests, this pad stuck to the top may provide enough cover to improve looks and service life. The 2" x 9 1/2" will pretty much cover the OEM arm rest.

https://www.amazon.com/Gelepad-2x9-I.../dp/B01093Q9BQ

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A gel pad glued to the hard plastic driver side armrest has worked great for years and is so appreciated every time I drive anywhere. $10 a side is hard to beat.

I recall someone here had found some padded armrests for VW vans also worked and cosmetically looked better.
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A gel pad glued to the hard plastic driver side armrest has worked great for years and is so appreciated every time I drive anywhere. $10 a side is hard to beat.

I recall someone here had found some padded armrests for VW vans also worked and cosmetically looked better.
I did a search using VW Crafter. These came up.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-r.../RUDYN2TTILACD

This was one review comment.
"Perfect Fit for Winnebago View Mercedes Sprinter Arm Rests"
Probably an NCV3 comment, but should work for our T1N's.

I've added a set to my Amazon cart.

Added:
Ordered a set. I'll update here soon.

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Both the armrest cover and gel pads work well on my '02 T1N:
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