Dave Solberg

Upgrading an RV Driver Seat

Dave Solberg
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Most modern RVs come equipped with standard, fixed driver and passenger seats that are inexpensive and oftentimes uncomfortable. That’s why we always recommend an upgrade to RV owners who are able. Numerous manufacturers like Bradd and Hall create affordable RV driver seat options that will make your travels more comfortable and adaptable, with options such as motorized adjustments and lumbar support.

In this free video lesson, RV maintenance and upgrade expert Dave Solberg walks you through the thought process for replacing your standard RV driver seat and passenger seat with better models. He discusses the aspects you should consider when shopping for new seats including the best manufacturers, as well as roadblocks you might run into when trying to upgrade.

For instance, driver and passenger seats on some older RVs were installed by welding the pedestal into the floor. Dave discusses a couple of solutions you can utilize if you find this is the case on your rig. You should also figure out where the seatbelts fasten, as this can affect your buying options. And of course, prior to ripping out the old seats and make your upgrade purchase, be sure that your new RV driver seat will in fact fit your steering wheel setup. Know before you buy!

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3 Responses to “Upgrading an RV Driver Seat”

  1. Alva Emmertson

    I am considering a natural sheepskin seat cover, to make us more comfortable. I am no longer able to crawl around to replace the entire seat and pedestal. When I drive a semi truck, the air ride seats are not much more comfortable than my moho seats, the constant bouncing from the air ride seats, gets annoying on rough Utah and Arizona roads.

  2. Ray Borzini

    We’re purchasing a 2020 class c Jayco on a Ford Chasis. The seats are manual. I’d like to change the driver seat to electric. Any suggestions? Ray Borzini

  3. Judy Haase

    How to turn my passenger seat on a CrossFit class b van

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