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Old 08-27-2011, 09:37 PM
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Got the standard, cheapo cloth seats - pretty uncomfortable - no height adjustment possible, very poor lumbar support.

How are the upgraded seats with power adjust? Can I replace just the drivers seat and leave passengers seat and center console in place? I did see 3 connectors underneath drivers seat, which I assume are for seat adjust ( and maybe heat/cool/ventilate)

Any other recommendation to improve existing seat comfort level?
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i have the 2009 SLT w/ 10 way power adjustable cloth seats w/ power lumbar adjustment
i also have the full floor console
my drivers seat is separate from everything else

I have driven over 1,000 miles on some days, only stopping for gas & quick meal
San Diego to San Francisco & back to San Diego without even a nap is a trip that i did often
except for my old knees being a bit stiff, it is very comfortable
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my 10-way power adjustable seat is very comfortable. i'm a bit of a sloucher and with all the available adjustments i was able to dial it in to perfect comfort.
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I've got the cloth bench with the power driver's seat. I do a lot of long hauls and find it very comfortable. The only thing I added was sheepskin covers.

Even though they call it a bench it's really two separate seats with a jump seat in the middle so I'm sure you could just change the driver's seat.
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Since I'm sure that a new seat from the dealer would cost way too much, I'm gonna try and find one at a wrecking yard. What years would be compatible with my 2009 Quad cab?
2010?
2011?
2012?


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2009 to 2012 for sure
all are gen 4
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2009 to 2012 for sure
all are gen 4
thnx - hope I can find one soon. rignt now, no wrecker has any gen 4 RAM truck

Another possibility just occurred to me - do the 2500 and 3500 use same seats??

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