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Unread 08-03-2008, 12:18 PM   #1
Robahr24
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WJ leather seats in XJ

Anybody think a WJ rear seat or front leather seats will fit in a xj? The leather WJ ones are more comfortable thats why I'm asking. Also, are the newer WJ's have rear flip down seats?

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Unread 08-03-2008, 12:21 PM   #2
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The front WJ seats should swap in, and I think you are suppposed to drill and extra hole or two in the back for the backseats to go in

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/seats-553020/
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Unread 08-04-2008, 05:09 AM   #3
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what if there heated seats? Can you just splice the wires into the old switches if the cherokee had leather seats too?
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Unread 08-04-2008, 08:18 AM   #4
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And can you still use the power motors or will they be manual after you do this?
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Unread 08-04-2008, 09:12 AM   #5
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With a little ingenuity I dont see why not, but I bet it'll be a little more complicated than soldering afew wires...

Make sure you do a write up if you do go for it, wj seats are on my to-do list as well, I just wasnt planning on power/heated. Good luck
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Unread 08-04-2008, 09:35 AM   #6
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WJ seats do fit and you can keep the power. The heat does work but its on or off so you may want to use a relay setup and only allow the heat to be on when the key is on.

Here is my thread.

http://jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=477556
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Unread 08-04-2008, 09:59 AM   #7
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i know ZJ seats bolt right in to an XJ, don't know about a WJ...
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Unread 08-04-2008, 10:47 AM   #8
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Ok so after going through some of those threads, since I have a 98 XJ and am trying to swap in WJ seats will they bolt right in or not?
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