FJ45 Pickup. Is this the correct color for the seats?

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I bought a set of seats so that I could use the covers for patterns and color match. Is this pumpkin color correct and for what years? For the jump seat covers as well yes? Anything else I need to know?
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This was the seat color in the FJ40's and FJ45's until 1967 as far as I know. The color has been described as Oxblood, orange, dark red .... I have never seen a good color photo from that era (and perhaps there is no such thing). Cheers.
 
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Are you going to reproduce these covers? I am looking for a set that color for the front bench seats and jump seats for my 61 FJ40. Pattern is the same as the FJ25 seat covers.

SOR only offers grey and would rather have the original color.

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Are you going to reproduce these covers? I am looking for a set that color for the front bench seats and jump seats for my 61 FJ40. Pattern is the same as the FJ25 seat covers.

SOR only offers grey and would rather have the original color.

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Bill

If you do the early 40 patterns, the 25 guys would probably be in for a few sets. I've got a good passenger cover for a pattern, probably could come up with a drivers side also. A few of us were holding out until someone sourced the right material. :D
 
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FWIW, looks the same as my 67fj45lwb. The correct color for the vinyl leather is T512 Dusty Coral, used on fj45s up to frame number 32449--beyond that, starting in November 1967, the seats used T8112 Dark Gray.

The same scheme was used in fj40s up to frame number 51910.
 

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That's so ugly it has to be right. :D

Seriously, how does the color match up? It looks too dark, but I'm used to looking at 40+ year old faded stuff.

Shane, what patterns are you going to do? Living in a 25 world, I'm not sure to what year 40 I'd match.
 
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That's so ugly it has to be right. :D

Seriously, how does the color match up? It looks too dark, but I'm used to looking at 40+ year old faded stuff.

Shane, what patterns are you going to do? Living in a 25 world, I'm not sure to what year 40 I'd match.

I have never seen a 25 or do I know what is correct. This material is dead on the the OE sample I had. The pic is a pic and not true. I bought the only 4 yards he had of this color. The other option is a slightly lighter orange and not so dirty and I can get 20-25 yards of it, problem is that it's $50 a yard.

I will make up a set for a 45 seat frame I have and see what it takes and total cost and then I will know where I am.

Shane
 
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I have one set of 45 seats that I am going to recover. This will tell me what the cost will be and if it will be marketable.

My material supplier is a D!#$ head and hard to deal with.

I hope so,

Shane
 

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