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Unread 05-30-2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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Are MasterCraft seats worth it?

I'm looking at swapping to MasterCraft seats in my '08 due to my wife having a bad back and not being able to ride for too long without a good bit of pain. Will they make a difference? Any suggestions are welcome.

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Unread 05-30-2009, 10:30 PM   #2
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ummm...i would gander to guess that those will not be more comfortable than your stock seats.



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Unread 05-31-2009, 08:16 AM   #3
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I'm looking at swapping to MasterCraft seats in my '08 due to my wife having a bad back and not being able to ride for too long without a good bit of pain. Will they make a difference? Any suggestions are welcome.
Welcome to the site..

MasterCraft has a good rep in the Jeep world, its good stuff..Not sure on the comfort level though..
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Unread 05-31-2009, 09:31 AM   #4
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I will let you know for sure when mine are installed, but i did sit in them on a floor display and they are so much better then stock it is ridiculous. People with strong backs will not notice the benefits as much as someone with a bad back.

I will fill you in in a few more weeks.
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Unread 05-31-2009, 10:18 AM   #5
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Thanks all,

Northside I look forward to hearing from you.
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Unread 05-31-2009, 12:10 PM   #6
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I've logged thousands of miles in a 1600 desert car in Mastercrafts. They are hands down the best seat.
I will say that if your wife has a back problem they prob won't be a fix.
It may be beneficial to get a deeper bucket (like the 3G's & such) because it will help support the upper body
more than say the "Rubicon" style replacement seat.
I would have her test the seats out & find one that fits her. They can build them to custom widths, depths & so on.
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Unread 05-31-2009, 06:04 PM   #7
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My plan started with trying to find a shop around here to actually try some seats out, but shops are a little hard to come by in Northern, VA. If anyone knows of a good shop that sells MasterCraft or any other seat it would be much appreciated.
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Unread 06-01-2009, 12:02 PM   #8
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I put a set of Corbeau LG-1 seats in my JK a couple weeks back....Today was the 1st time I have driven my Grand cherokee since then. I use to like the seats in my grand much more than my JK....Today on the way to work I felt like I was sliding out of the seat, I kept tugging at the seat belt to tighten up and that is when i realized it was not the seat belt or the leather it was the fact that my corbeau's hold me in place MUCH better that any factory seat could think about.
I took the JK to Moab last weekend (6-7 hours) one way.....The seats felt GREAT!!! I say go for it but you should look at some other brand seats as well. PRP, Corbeau, twisted stich, beard, mastercraft is not the only one out there and I personally feeel some of the others are better than MC but all of them are better than stock!!
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Unread 07-06-2009, 03:47 PM   #9
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Brent,

Any updates on how the seats are working out?

Wife is having surgery next week so I have more time to find out if they are needed. Adds at least two months to the process.
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im looking at the Baja mastercraft seats too for a later phase build - i wonder if they are more comfortable than stock
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