Ford full center console - was it an option or aftermarket?

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Back2PA

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I'm looking at F250s and F350s in the 2006-to about 2015 era. I have no need for the front center jumpseat and really like the full center console, however they seem to be very rare. Was this just a not very popular option, or are the few I'm seeing aftermarket where the jumpseat has been removed?
 
On 2011 and newer, Lariat package or higher, the two front seat choices were 40/20/40 bench - 3 passenger seat or no cost option of 2 bucket seats with the center console - 2 passengers.  Both were power and leather covered.  When I was shopping, my requirements included Lariat trim to get multi zone A/C (for DW).  Probably 60% or more had bucket seats and console.

I believe lower trims offered different options, with the 2 buckets with console being a factory option on at least some models.

I suspect it would be possible to pull the front seat with console from a wreck and install it into your truck, assuming wiring was there for the power seats.
 
OK thanks. More of a curiosity question, can't do anything about it. I have seen them in XLTs, but hoping to find a Lariat. Probably 1-2 out of 100 that I've seen have the full console
 
Again, I'm not familiar with pre 2011 models, but in my shopping, my requirements included Lariat, Adobe leather (NOT black - only 2 choices) with center console.  All post 2011 Lariat are either extended cab or crew cab - all 5 or 6 passenger, depending on front seat.  As such, the 5 passenger, center console models were fairly common.  Adobe was harder to find.  I also required factory gooseneck ball.  Maybe 20% had this.  Other requirements were diesel and 4X4.  Hard to find 2WD or gas in F350 Lariat.  Those were XL for work trucks.

Bottom line, I only needed one.  I kept shopping until "the One" showed up on line.

My 4WD needs have been somewhat frequent, usually at home on grass.  When we brought her home, our 20 ft wide road and 12 ft wide drive (no shoulders) were not enough to keep her on pavement.  Left side camper tires chose to come across the ditch.  Tires slip. Stop, reach down and turn dial to 4X4 Low. Shift to N to allow change, then pull on in without missing a beat.

Our "next door neighbor" is a large empty lot, formerly occupied by a barn and still used by farm equipment to farm the field behind us.  As such, it has a 24 ft driveway and culvert.  This access road runs parallel to and about 5 ft from our property line.  When leaving, I back out onto this farm road, then pull put onto the main road.  Coming home, I pull in on this farm road, then into my back yard.  Often need the 4X4 Low getting in or out.
 
grashley said:
Bottom line, I only needed one.  I kept shopping until "the One" showed up on line.

Aaaand... that happened this morning. New listing popped up just two hours away. And while this certainly wasn't a "must have" turns out it has the console. 2011 F250 LB XLT Crew Cab 4WD, 10,000# GVW, 2629 cargo, factory 5th wheel prep plus Reese hitch. Ran down and bought it. Working a deal on the trailer.....
 
Cool beans.  If you hadn't bought already, you could have swapped the seat for a console.  It is a direct swap, at least in 08 - 16.  But doesn't matter now anyway I suppose.
 
edjunior said:
you could have swapped the seat for a console.  It is a direct swap, at least in 08 - 16. 

I wondered about that, but wouldn't want to pony up for new (I'll bet they're $$), would have to try and find salvage
 
Back2PA said:
I wondered about that, but wouldn't want to pony up for new (I'll bet they're $$), would have to try and find salvage

In this case, E-bay or Craigs List would have been your friend.  I've seen a couple of posts on the F-250 forums where people scored their console on one of those two.
 
grashley said:
How many miles?  What color?  Pictures, Please!

70K miles
 

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