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I started chatting about this on another thread, but fits better on its own thread now that’ll I have dug into it:

I am putting ‘07 MSRT seats into my ‘07 MRT
Driver side went in easy, no airbag light, power controls work.
Rear went in easy, no issues.

Passenger front:
My R/T is mechanical, the SRT is power.

I don’t care if it is power or not, just want seat in and working.
Started switching frames - took bottom cushions off, removed levers on sides, unclipped the cover and am ready to pull the cover off to swap foams and covers.

1) How do these headrest mounts come out?
2) Anything else I need to be aware of to swap foams and covers?

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All you need to do is unbolt the base and put it on the new seat. No need to swap foams.

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The seat back unbolts from the base and can be bolted to the new frame.

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I started chatting about this on another thread, but fits better on its own thread now that’ll I have dug into it:

I am putting ‘07 MSRT seats into my ‘07 MRT
Driver side went in easy, no airbag light, power controls work.
Rear went in easy, no issues.

Passenger front:
My R/T is mechanical, the SRT is power.

I don’t care if it is power or not, just want seat in and working.
Started switching frames - took bottom cushions off, removed levers on sides, unclipped the cover and am ready to pull the cover off to swap foams and covers.

1) How do these headrest mounts come out?
2) Anything else I need to be aware of to swap foams and covers?

Thanks!


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Those can suck. You need to pull the seat cover up over the frame, move the cushion out the way and pinch the tabs at the bottom, then tap them up with a small plastic mallet.
 

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The seat back unbolts from the base and can be bolted to the new frame.

1949 International KB2, 302/T5
1968 Dodge Dart GTS, 340/727
2006 Dodge Magnum R/T "SRT Design"
2016 Dodge Durango Limited
That's what I was hoping for, but the there was no hole for the screw that holds the recline lever, so it seemed the top frames had a little different mechanism, no?

Those can suck. You need to pull the seat cover up over the frame, move the cushion out the way and pinch the tabs at the bottom, then tap them up with a small plastic mallet.
, I can visualize what you are describing. Sounds ugly.
 

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That's what I was hoping for, but the there was no hole for the screw that holds the recline lever, so it seemed the top frames had a little different mechanism, no?


, I can visualize what you are describing. Sounds ugly.
You can do what I did and run a power wire from the drivers seat to the passenger. My car didn't have the plug for the passenger side.

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You can do what I did and run a power wire from the drivers seat to the passenger. My car didn't have the plug for the passenger side.

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Brilliant! My new plan!
The red one, I suppose?


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Brilliant! My new plan!
The red one, I suppose?


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Pretty sure, I don't have the car to go reference. Just use a multimeter to find the power wire to the drivers seat. I tapped into it and ran a wire across under the console.

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Brilliant! My new plan!
The red one, I suppose?


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You'll also need to ground the passenger seat, I think I just grounded it to it's own seat frame but I don't remember.

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Is there a name for this style of bladed pins and their receptacles? Are they a universal system or a dodge thing?
I’d like to wire this up as clean and factory-looking as possible so want to find these without making a trip to Pick Your Part.
Looking online I see a lot of “Deutsch connectors” that look similar but the pins are cylindrical instead of bladed.
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Is there a name for this style of bladed pins and their receptacles? Are they a universal system or a dodge thing?
I’d like to wire this up as clean and factory-looking as possible so want to find these without making a trip to Pick Your Part.
Looking online I see a lot of “Deutsch connectors” that look similar but the pins are cylindrical instead of bladed.
Advice appreciated!


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…the reason I ask is the seat has a pin for the power wire but the body side does not. I’d like to get the corresponding female receptacle to put in the body side of the plug for power so I don’t have to chop onto the seat harness.


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…the reason I ask is the seat has a pin for the power wire but the body side does not. I’d like to get the corresponding female receptacle to put in the body side of the plug for power so I don’t have to chop onto the seat harness.


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Mopar might make a connector repair package for the seat, get your vin and call a local dealer.If not check some salvage yards for that specific connector.
 

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That’s the seat side of the connector I think the OP needs the female side?
Thanks, all! This info got me close enough the female c314. On the hunt, now…


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No pics but what I did was chop a length of wire from a junkyard car with dual power seats. Kept the connector on the body side along with length of wire. Attached to new seats, stripped back a ground wire and the red power wire, tapped off all the rest. Peeled back carpet, on the seat "frame well" of the car there is group of grounds, added an eye and bolt onto that location. Then tapped into 12V and attached. No need to make mountains out of mole hills.



Thanks, all! This info got me close enough the female c314. On the hunt, now…


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Thanks for the help everybody. Like you all said, its not that hard. Found a junkyard plug - turned out to be a different 8 pin than mine, but I just removed the female receptor from inside and installed it into my body side plug (C314) to create a power lead, ran it under the carpet & console(good chance to do a deep clean) and tapped it into power on the drivers side.
Much easier than taking seats apart! It all works and nobody got hurt.
 
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