It's a pretty easy job. Call Vic Brit and get there free "How to Redo Your
TR6 Interior". It's a step by step guide to the whole interior including the
seats. If you go to my web site and select the January link, it'll take you
to my seat adventure. Click on one of the seats and the next page has a link
to the VB Guide ( I scanned it in). If you decide to do it, make sure you
get new seat diaphragms Saving the old seat covers will be a problem as
they're stretched, clipped and glued to the foam and/or the frame. Do your
seats one at a time, keeping the other as a reference. There is a difference
between the driver and passenger seat....... the new covers are marked as
75 TR6 - Status at
----- Original Message -----
From: Robert J Carley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Radley, Jack <JackR@SHRIVERCO.COM>
Cc: <Triumphs@autox.team.net>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 07, 1999 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: How big a job is it to replace seat foam?
>On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, Radley, Jack wrote:
>> My 76 TR6 seats are continually dropping crumbs of seat foam. In
>> addition, the seats are a little saggy. I have purchased new seat
>> diaphragms but have not yet installed them. Considering the
>> disintegrating foam and the crumb issue, would I be better off to do the
>> seat foams at the same time I go in for the diaphragms?
>The foam bits could also be coming from the seat backs. Triumph used a
>sort of compressed foam consisting of tiny particles pressed /glued
>together for the parts of the seat backs that cradle you (sides), and
>these eventually deteriorate into a crumbling mess that ends up on the
>floor of your car.
>> How big a job is it? At times I can be a real hack. Should I buy the
>> foam kits and have it done by a pro or is this something that not even I
>> could screw up?
>Rebuilding seats can be a demanding job. I guess it's a trade off between
>your ability (and patience), and your budget. You have to have ask
>yourself who will do the better job within those constraints.
> Robert Carley
> 73 TR6