Are a 70 maverick floor boards the same as a 71 and if so going from bench to buckets

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  1. Doug

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    I have found a 70 Maverick body that could be rust free . At least less rustier I am wondering about the floors ? I want to make it look like my 71 and it would be easier than replacing all the rusted out parts . So what am I looking at ? Thanks
     
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    Acornridgeman MCCI Wisconsin State Rep Moderator Supporting Member

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    '70 had a narrower transmission tunnel and no raised areas for the inside seat tracks, as only a bench was available that year. Otherwise they are the same size.
     
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    The floorboards are really different, as Eric pointed out. But....if the car has little rust....that is the car to fix.
     
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    Doug, you could cut the raised area for the bucket seat tracks out of your Grabber and weld them back in the 70 car, I have cut them out for a few people for them to do just that. Not an easy task but easier than taking on the rust you are dealing with on the Grabber.
     
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