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Old 08-09-2012, 12:19 PM   #1
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Who wants swivel seats?

How important are swivel seats on the Sprinter. What would it be worth? There is a long debate to keep the price low, but yet "do these swivel?" is one of the first questions I get at shows.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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I have a passenger side swivel on order with my dealer. He is charging us $300 for the one.
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:07 PM   #3
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That would be about right...problem is, we can't just do one side. mercedes is both or deal with the aftermarket. I know people on here are resourceful...but most people don't want to deal with it and most dealers don't know how to deal with it.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:11 PM   #4
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We will be shopping for a Class A or C in a couple of years when the missus retires, and have already been checking them out at RV shows. Seats that swivel (and recline) all of the way around are on our wish list. If RV manufacturers can do that, I believe they can do away with the couches, and make shorter units. I don't think units need a couch with 2 easy chairs at the front of the unit. Guests ?? Sit at the dinette or on a couple of folding chairs. I understand extra seating for a family, but when there are just 2 people traveling, the couch would be unnecessary if you have the swivel seats.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:46 PM   #5
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On my list of winter projects for my Sunseeker is a swivel on the passenger seat. About $200 for the part.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:51 PM   #6
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In our M, I don't think it's necessary, as the M has the great recliners, and really, it's only made for just two people. If we have other people around, we'll sit outside. And we don't need them to swivel to get to the back, we are pretty nimble and just hop back.

OTOH, if it came with them, great! I don't think that $600 or so is a deal breaker when you're spending $70,000-$90,000.

It was one of our first questions btw!

And I think it's wonderful that you are asking our opinion
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Old 08-09-2012, 04:12 PM   #7
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Wife would like to have it on passenger side.
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Old 08-09-2012, 04:17 PM   #8
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On my list of winter projects for my Sunseeker is a swivel on the passenger seat. About $200 for the part.
I would love to see your plans. I would love to have the driver's side swivel in our 2860 sunseeker. My concern in a DIY would to not decrease the safety of the seat for driving. The cab area would be more useful with the seat rear facing while camping
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:47 PM   #9
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I think I would have order my Solera with them if they had been available. I'm still considering getting them sometime.
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:40 PM   #10
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On our Georgetown the driver's seat swivels and we use it when parked. THe passenger seat has the same feature, but it won't turn because the dinette backs up to the seat so no space. One of the reasons we bought this over a class "C" was because of the imagined extra living space the swivel seats would yield. Looking back I think an overhead bunk (class c) would have been more useful than the single swivel seat. If both of our seats turned I might feel differently.
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