After Market TMI Seats

Inside the cab...appearance, repair, upgrades

Moderator: FORDification

French-Ford
New Member
New Member
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:12 am

After Market TMI Seats

Postby French-Ford » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:08 pm

Has anyone used or seen in person the aftermarket seats manufactured by TMI? They look really good in the pictures but pictures can be deceiving. I'm wondering how good the quality is, do they look as good in person as they do in the pictures and how comfortable they are?

Thanks in advance for thoughts and comments from anyone who has experience with the TMI product.

TMI Seat.jpg
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
French-Ford
Fort Worth, Texas

68 F100 Ranger Trim Package - 390 -3 On The Tree and Armstrong Steering

68 F250 Camper Special - Truck Came From The Factory In 1968 With - Ranger Trim Package - 390 - C6 Automatic - Power Steering -Front Disc Brakes - Vacuum Assist Brakes - Auxiliary Fuel Tank - Air Conditioning.

Bullitt74
New Member
New Member
Posts: 72
Joined: Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:34 pm
Location: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby Bullitt74 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:40 pm

Haven't seen them in person, but check out this video from CJ Pony Parts for the 64-66 F-series:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Vq91Bpma8

Sweet, eh?
Steve F.
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
'72 Ranger XLT, 4x2, 390-2V, C6, Winter/Mallard green + rust
8)
Follow my build thread for 'Smokey': http://fordification.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=85070

User avatar
BobbyFord
100% FORDified!
100% FORDified!
Posts: 5216
Joined: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:52 am
Location: Chatsworth, California

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby BobbyFord » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:19 pm

I emailed them about some of their products and never got so much as a reply.

French-Ford
New Member
New Member
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:12 am

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby French-Ford » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:45 am

Thanks for your comments and the link. I actually called TMI and spoke to one of their sales personnel. The conversation did not provide any confidence nor detriment toward me making a decision.

I hope someone on here can provide some hands on experience with these seats.

Please keep the comments coming.
French-Ford
Fort Worth, Texas

68 F100 Ranger Trim Package - 390 -3 On The Tree and Armstrong Steering

68 F250 Camper Special - Truck Came From The Factory In 1968 With - Ranger Trim Package - 390 - C6 Automatic - Power Steering -Front Disc Brakes - Vacuum Assist Brakes - Auxiliary Fuel Tank - Air Conditioning.

User avatar
HIO Silver
100% FORDified!
100% FORDified!
Posts: 1915
Joined: Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:31 pm
Location: Devil's Mountain, CA

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby HIO Silver » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:42 am

These are 70 Mach 1 frames with TMI Sport R foams and upholstery. Totally refinished and rebuilt the frames, new burlaps, hardware. The rebuild process is contained in my build thread linked in my signature.

I've used TMI products since the late 80s and have been very satisfied with their products.

Image

Shown with a 96 XLT console installed.

Image



.
70 F100 LB 2WD, 360FE, E-Street EFI, TKO-500, 76K original miles.. follow my rebuild: The Lo-Buck Bumpside
71 F250 LB, 2WD, 360FE, T18, PS, PB, D60 with 4.11s
73 F100 SB 4WD, 390FE, NP435, +4 on 35s

01 Ferrari 360 Spider F1
01 F150 SuperCrew Lariat 4WD
01 PT Cruiser Limited (DD)
68 Mustang
65 Mustang

French-Ford
New Member
New Member
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:12 am

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby French-Ford » Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:12 pm

Yes Sir! Very Well Done!
Thank you very much for your comments and pictures. Your input brings my confidence up a notch regarding TMI products.
French-Ford
Fort Worth, Texas

68 F100 Ranger Trim Package - 390 -3 On The Tree and Armstrong Steering

68 F250 Camper Special - Truck Came From The Factory In 1968 With - Ranger Trim Package - 390 - C6 Automatic - Power Steering -Front Disc Brakes - Vacuum Assist Brakes - Auxiliary Fuel Tank - Air Conditioning.

User avatar
Ranchero50
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4996
Joined: Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:02 pm
Location: Maryland, Hagerstown
Contact:

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby Ranchero50 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:14 pm

Your results will depend on the effort put into them. I've seen them up at Carlisle a bunch of times, nice product. I'd imagine they are durable.
'70 F-350 CS Cummins 6BT 10klb truck 64k mile Bahama Blue

Contact me for CNC Dome Lamp Bezels and Ash Tray pulls.

Builder of dreams, breaker of hearts. Play nice or go away.

Bullitt74
New Member
New Member
Posts: 72
Joined: Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:34 pm
Location: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby Bullitt74 » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:32 pm

I think LMC Truck has the best price for just the seats. If you want the bracket and console, watch for sales with CJ Pony Parts.

The truck seats I think are a common seat frame they are using for universal applications. I've been told they are loosely based on the vintage Mustang buckets, but have more modern reclining options. They also have tubes installed in the seat back frame which accept the hardware for the 2-post headrest (again, I would confirm with TMI, but that is my understanding).
Steve F.
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
'72 Ranger XLT, 4x2, 390-2V, C6, Winter/Mallard green + rust
8)
Follow my build thread for 'Smokey': http://fordification.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=85070

French-Ford
New Member
New Member
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:12 am

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby French-Ford » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:49 pm

Steve, thanks for the additional info. I will contact TMI again regarding the headrest.
French-Ford
Fort Worth, Texas

68 F100 Ranger Trim Package - 390 -3 On The Tree and Armstrong Steering

68 F250 Camper Special - Truck Came From The Factory In 1968 With - Ranger Trim Package - 390 - C6 Automatic - Power Steering -Front Disc Brakes - Vacuum Assist Brakes - Auxiliary Fuel Tank - Air Conditioning.

PetesPonies
New Member
New Member
Posts: 121
Joined: Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:37 am

Re: After Market TMI Seats

Postby PetesPonies » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:42 pm

TMI is a great company. Being in the Mustang business, I can say they are high quality.
Pete's Ponies
Mustang RUSToration & Performance


Return to “Interior”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users