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Down the road I may put the X700 series upgraded air ride seat on my X590. Does anyone know how to find the operating/installations instructions for part number BM24379?
 

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Local JD can print it out for you. See Service, not Parts.
 

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It may take some fabricating, not sure if the frame will fit or if the wiring is the same. The seat gets its power from the power port wiring, which is also in with the seat switch, the x700 has an on/off button. One of the guys at work did one and couldn't figure out why it wasn't working, he didn't have the power port switch on. The wiring that comes with the seat connects to the original seat plug and goes back to the rear lights and plugs into them, then a pigtail to the new air seat. I would see if there is one around to try, I am short, with it all the way up I had to stretch to the pedals, comfort was so so, like the factory x700 seat or X590 seat better.
 

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It may take some fabricating, not sure if the frame will fit or if the wiring is the same. The seat gets its power from the power port wiring, which is also in with the seat switch, the x700 has an on/off button. One of the guys at work did one and couldn't figure out why it wasn't working, he didn't have the power port switch on. The wiring that comes with the seat connects to the original seat plug and goes back to the rear lights and plugs into them, then a pigtail to the new air seat. I would see if there is one around to try, I am short, with it all the way up I had to stretch to the pedals, comfort was so so, like the factory x700 seat or X590 seat better.

It should bolt right up. It's exactly the same part number on the suspension base. AM148403. The wiring harness may not be the same but it would be easy to wire up IMO. It just needs a 12V supply.

I just installed the seat on my X754. I did exactly the same thing as the guy at your work. I forgot to turn on the 12V port with the switch on the dash and wondered why it wasn't working. A quick look at the instructions did the trick.
 

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Is the air ride seat really that much better? I've read on here it isn't that much better. Since you have used both can you fill us inquiring minds in please. Isn't it like a $1k upgrade.

The seat lists for $850 with John Deere Parts. I paid $600 as part of the deal on the X754. At that price they told me that their parts department was making about $65 on the seat. My initial reaction to the seat ride was, WOW!!! this is great. After I calmed down from all that initial exuberance I think it's pretty good. A little bit better than the stock suspension seat. I'm glad I have it. It does have more travel then the stock seat. At first I was thinking that I would get another one for my 2025R but I think Ill keep my 4000 series seat on that tractor as it has 4.5" of up and down travel and is weight adjustable. It's the best seat I've ever had on any of my tractors.
 

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It should bolt right up. It's exactly the same part number on the suspension base. AM148403. The wiring harness may not be the same but it would be easy to wire up IMO. It just needs a 12V supply.

I just installed the seat on my X754. I did exactly the same thing as the guy at your work. I forgot to turn on the 12V port with the switch on the dash and wondered why it wasn't working. A quick look at the instructions did the trick.
I don't recall seeing an air-ride seat as an option when I bought my X754 in 2014. Maybe it became optional after people complained that the standard suspension wasn't capable of handling 200-pound operators very well.
 

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Is the air ride seat really that much better? I've read on here it isn't that much better. Since you have used both can you fill us inquiring minds in please. Isn't it like a $1k upgrade.

The seat lists for $850 with John Deere Parts. I paid $600 as part of the deal on the X754. At that price they told me that their parts department was making about $65 on the seat. My initial reaction to the seat ride was, WOW!!! this is great. After I calmed down from all that initial exuberance I think it's pretty good. A little bit better than the stock suspension seat. I'm glad I have it. It does have more travel then the stock seat. At first I was thinking that I would get another one for my 2025R but I think Ill keep my 4000 series seat on that tractor as it has 4.5" of up and down travel and is weight adjustable. It's the best seat I've ever had on any of my tractors.
Thanks for the feedback on the seat.
 

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Are you happy with the Air-Ride seat?

The seat lists for $850 with John Deere Parts. I paid $600 as part of the deal on the X754. At that price they told me that their parts department was making about $65 on the seat. My initial reaction to the seat ride was, WOW!!! this is great. After I calmed down from all that initial exuberance I think it's pretty good. A little bit better than the stock suspension seat. I'm glad I have it. It does have more travel then the stock seat. At first I was thinking that I would get another one for my 2025R but I think Ill keep my 4000 series seat on that tractor as it has 4.5" of up and down travel and is weight adjustable. It's the best seat I've ever had on any of my tractors.
Would you recommend me buying the Air-ride seat from JD for my X580, (2016) as I am looking for a more comfortable ride over what I have on it now. Currently I have an upgraded high back/with arm rests, aftermarket seat that I purchased several years ago for around $200. on line. I have used it on my old x320, then switched it over to the x580 etc. The Air-ride system is a $1300. cost with taxes here in Canada. Is it worth the cost for the up grade?
 

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Would you recommend me buying the Air-ride seat from JD for my X580, (2016) as I am looking for a more comfortable ride over what I have on it now. Currently I have an upgraded high back/with arm rests, aftermarket seat that I purchased several years ago for around $200. on line. I have used it on my old x320, then switched it over to the x580 etc. The Air-ride system is a $1300. cost with taxes here in Canada. Is it worth the cost for the up grade?

Sorry for this late reply. I didn't see this post until just now. I actually answered this question in a private message from this poster but I will reiterate it here. I'm reluctant to recommend this seat to anyone due to it's high costs versus it's improvement over the stock seat. The "stock seat" I'm comparing to is the premium suspension seat that comes on the X700 series or the X590 tractor. However, I checked the parts breakdown of the X580 series tractor and it doesn't have the premium suspension seat base so I'm pretty confident that this air suspension would be far better than the stock seat on the X580 tractor. I'ts a matter of how important a better ride is to an owner. I've spent a lot of money searching for a better ride and although it's worth it to me, it may not be to someone else.

Also, as I pointed out in my private message there is one thing I definitely don't like about the air suspension seat. It's very slick and I slide around but that may improve over time.
 
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