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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 16th, 03, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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Hey, is it possible to minitub the rear and still have the back seats in and functional?

-67' in progress - mostly stock, base model, scb 305, edelbrock intake, Hotchkis 2" drop springs, KYB up front, SSBC disc conversion.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 16th, 03, 06:16 PM
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It depends on how much your mini-tubbing! If its a 3 inch mini-tub you'll likely have to narrow the the seats some on coupes. I've heard convertibles actaully have a smaller rear seat design and usually get by unscathed in mini-tub projects. I'll soon find out as I'm mini-tubbing my own 67 Convertible currently. -Chris
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 03, 05:14 PM
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Dont forget the gas tank hits the mini tub if you use the DSE mini tub kit. You'll have to narrow the tank 2 inchs on either side if you use the factory tank. And yes,with the coupe, you'll have to narrow the seat or do what I did. I cut out 3/4 inch plywood forms covered with factory looking carpet that I made from Cardboard templates, Then I put two subs in the "back rest". Nobody rides back there anyway.
Hope this helps some.
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