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Old 04-29-2009, 12:45 AM   #21
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looks just like the set at work for a 1000 bucks
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The Pro 2000s are a good looking upper mid range race seat. Speedware sells them for $750 each. The guy has some kind of brackets he used in his Acura with them along with harnesses. I'll see if I can make the brackets work. The harnesses look like they might be ricer crap but I've already got a real one for me, just need another for the passenger seat.

Every review I've looked at say they are very comfy. Great for edurance racing or long distance travel. The big question mark is whether I can get in and out of them on a DD car. If not I'll have to look at something less hard core.

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Old 04-29-2009, 03:07 AM   #23
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Color me freaking ecstatic. What I thought were cheesy ricer belts are pretty spendy Impact Racing camlock harnesses. $225 each set at summit. I figured the lightning bolt logo they use had to be some hokey POS ricey junk. Nope. Legitimate race stuff.

Damn this deal is getting too good to be true. Something is going to happen. I'm not this lucky.
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Old 04-29-2009, 03:37 AM   #24
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nice deal i would jump on that i need harnesses for my seats
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Momo Start on sliders. One of the best things I've done to the car to date IMO. You can't just buy something that looks good, you've got to sit in the seats you are considering and find one that works with your anatomy. Once you've found the right one, you'll wonder how you ever drove the miata with a stock seat. This thing plugs me into the car - totally connected, plus it fixed my issue with my lower back hurting on long drives due to terrible back support that most factory seats suffer from.

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Old 04-29-2009, 04:12 AM   #26
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i love the look of a gutted miata. stop tempting me lol
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:34 AM   #27
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i have sprints bolted to the floor. I'm holding out for a set of exige seats.
I wish I had the cash.

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Old 04-29-2009, 08:45 AM   #28
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i have a set of evo 8 recaro sets in my 99 miata easy to get in and out work great with harnesses and look amazing

Hey 1990; I'd appreciate a pic of those seats in your car.

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Old 04-29-2009, 12:21 PM   #29
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Once you've found the right one, you'll wonder how you ever drove the miata with a stock seat. This thing plugs me into the car - totally connected.

That's exactly why I'm looking at doing this. The crappy Sparco Sprint I have is not all that comfy but it sure as hell improves the driving experience. You feel part of the car as opposed to perched in it. It's lower, more solid and gives you more feedback. Not harshness really but you feel more connected.

That's why anyone would be willing to put up with the difficulty of entry and exit with these things!
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so wheres the pics of the evo seats? id love to see how they look.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:23 PM   #31
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a friend is going to take pics for me of the one seat that i have in i was unable to go down to my step dad gas station to finish them up and make the tutorial. but once i go down ill have it but ill have a few pics later today
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a friend is going to take pics for me of the one seat that i have in i was unable to go down to my step dad gas station to finish them up and make the tutorial. but once i go down ill have it but ill have a few pics later today
sweet, cant wait to see them
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i get the here you guys go

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here is one more

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Old 04-29-2009, 05:45 PM   #35
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wow, nice OEM look
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I wish there were shops around that let me sit in some seats... I am a bigger guy too but I would love to have a nice, comfortable, functional bucket.
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Guy near me is selling an older momo supercup for around $200, I've thought about picking it up.

But it's.. red. My car is red, but still.
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Nice job 1990!

Thanks for the pics

If I can follow your path; I'll try to see if I can mount them a little lower without losing the rails.

Now I only have to convince local Evo VIII owners they need racing seats
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it will take alot to get them to mount lower for they will hit inside of the tranny tunnel.
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it will take alot to get them to mount lower for they will hit inside of the tranny tunnel.
Point taken.
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