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Old 08-11-2012, 10:17 PM   #21
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I negotiated swivel seats from the dealer. They are more comfortable then the dinette bench seat. i wish there was a way to get extra height without messing up the driving position. I would say that it is a worthwhile enhancement.
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:13 PM   #22
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They look kind of low on the floor.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:17 AM   #23
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They are. I guess there is a new seat coming (from Mercedes) that raises up...for the low, low price of $4000
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:16 AM   #24
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bclemens, we installed swivels in our 2012 and it opens up the space in a wonderful way. yes, they are low to the floor, but once reclined, they make for extremely comfortable and much needed extra seating. the only issue then becomes, where to relocate the tv so that you can see it from the best seats in the house. highly recommend the swivels, but, $4,000? that's crazy! an extra $1000 is more like it. i believe my husband put them in for under $500 for two, and they went in easily.
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:23 AM   #25
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bclemens, we installed swivels in our 2012 and it opens up the space in a wonderful way. yes, they are low to the floor, but once reclined, they make for extremely comfortable and much needed extra seating. the only issue then becomes, where to relocate the tv so that you can see it from the best seats in the house. highly recommend the swivels, but, $4,000? that's crazy! an extra $1000 is more like it. i believe my husband put them in for under $500 for two, and they went in easily.
The standard swivels are under $1000 fro Mercedes. That $3000 price was for a new seat that when swiveled will raise up to normal height (also from mercedes)...I haven't seen them, only heard of them. No use for us, since that would put your head through the cab roof.
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:43 PM   #26
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This is what I am thinking of doing:
Chevy RV Seat Bases,driver,passenger seat bases

I think it will be a rather simple task. I won't do the driver seat because the dinette would interfere.
I think you've just given me my next project and helped answer how much I'm willing to spend for a swivel seat too.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:03 AM   #27
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Sprinterstore has swivels that you can buy separately and they're on sale. I've been thinking of doing the passenger side of mine.

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Old 09-02-2012, 11:55 AM   #28
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There is no way in the world that it should cost an extra 3 grand to install seats in a truck that are height adjustable. Mercedes Benz is just outright gouging the consumer. A do-it-yourselfer can install 2 swivels for less than 500. It doesn't add up to me.

I just reread the other post. It's 4 grand, not 3. Holy cow.
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:36 PM   #29
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We paid $500 each for the taller pedestal when we ordered our 2013 24R at the Pomona show. We still will need to change the seats out when we get it home.

I saw a similar class C and they had the round mounding plate on the floor so that a small table could be snapped in. This provides a breakfast table for 2 when they are sitting in the front seats.

We host a cousins party every year. Our TT, and now our Solera 24R, is the anchor point for the gathering.
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Had swivel seats on my winn Rialta and never really used them much
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