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Old 04-29-2009, 08:52 PM   #41
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i like the evo seat idea...altho personally i think the evo 9 seats were more comfortable then the 8's and i think theres more support on them too...

i know the evo x seats are rediculous with supports lol
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Old 04-29-2009, 09:10 PM   #42
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The Evo 9s also have all black seats. They don't have that blue insert down the middle. Better looking in my book. Either way they are very nice seats. OEM look, comfy, suportive. Recaro makes very good stuff.

Just got back from buying the Sparco seats. Just about perfect shape. One 1/4" cut on the passenger shoulder bolster. No fading, they are blacker in person than what the camera phone shows. Clean too. Smell a little of curry though. Guys name was Ali. Seriously. They smell slightly of curry. It's not a racial joke. Non smoker though so that's a big plus.

Pro2000 seats new $750 each. Impact 5 pt camlock harnesses new $225 each. Speedware mounts $135 each (Acura, not Miata. Gotta make my own and sell these) Sparco sliders $59 each. Total package new $2290. Couple years old in perfect shape? $500 for the whole kit and kaboodle. Solid deal on good quality seats.

I'm happy now. Just gotta figure out mounts and see if I can get my old butt in and out of them.

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Old 04-29-2009, 09:25 PM   #43
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mmmmmm, exige seats! NICE! I think these would fit my fat *** perfectly, and look good doin it! Any other seats that can fit fat guys (40" waist)?? 1990- the evo 8 seats look good in there!

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Old 04-29-2009, 09:39 PM   #44
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I'd look for some Sparco Roadsters or the Sparco Chrono before doing the Lotus stuff. It's extremely nice quality and sexy as hell but most of the Lotus guys I see at the track have gone aftermarket on the seats too.





If I don't like getting in and out of these Pro2000s I'll likely look for either of those.
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I'd look for some Sparco Roadsters or the Sparco Chrono before doing the Lotus stuff. It's extremely nice quality and sexy as hell but most of the Lotus guys I see at the track have gone aftermarket on the seats too.



If I don't like getting in and out of these Pro2000s I'll likely look for either of those.
These chrono sport seats look nice....wonder how they handle us big boys...
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:13 PM   #46
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Cueball, those pro 2000's look real similar to my momo start, and I usually take my wheel off to get in/out of the car. I can do it without, but its much more clumsy. Keep in mind that's with a 350mm momo wheel as well. If I remember correctly you have a stock wheel which is about 600ishmm.
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:57 PM   #47
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Don't know why I'm even looking at seats...theres about a thousand other things I would buy right now besides seats, but these look like they would be good as well....

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Sparco Chrono Road (The ones Cueball1 posted above are the sports and won't fit fat asses)
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:01 PM   #48
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If you are willing to put up with ugly the aluminum seat builders build in widths. The Rally and Drag seats from Kirkey or Ultrashield are popular. Also the Sparco Evo series comes in wider sizes. All are true race seats, not "tuner".
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Old 04-30-2009, 03:17 PM   #49
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I got those Sprint V's and although I have another car I dd, getting in and out is not a problem. So I suggest the gym...

The 6-pnt is a real time consumer though...

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Sprints here, too. Getting in and out is definitely more difficult with the top up, but no problem plopping down into it with the top down.

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Old 04-30-2009, 04:56 PM   #51
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the gt3 911 seats are really nice i know a guy with a m3 that has them hard to find pics of them tho

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Old 04-30-2009, 05:30 PM   #52
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Momo GT-rs

Gets into the door panel just a little bit.
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the gt3 911 seats are really nice i know a guy with a m3 that has them hard to find pics of them tho
God damn!! these look sick!
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Old 04-30-2009, 06:03 PM   #54
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i dont see how u guys could ride with those solid seats i think my back would hurt after a while .
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Old 04-30-2009, 06:50 PM   #55
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GT -RS is another great alternative I forgot about. Considered a "tuner" seat as it's not FIA but it is a solid bucket that's cut more like a recliner. Much easier to get in and out of.

Another alternative is the Momo N-51. Hard to find any info on this though. Momo is closing them out for $375. Tuner solid bucket. Easy to get in and out of. Has the ever popular "alcantra" stuff on it.

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Old 04-30-2009, 07:28 PM   #56
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Momo GT-rs

Gets into the door panel just a little bit.
does that street have a hole for the nutstrap?
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I doubt it has the 5th hole. It's part of the "tuner" collection. If it's a fiberglass bucket pretty easy to cut your own. Hard to find specific info on it. I don't think it's in the current catalog but there are a lot of sellers that still have them. Momo's website sucks hairy round ones.

Quick google search produced prices as cheap as $259 each.
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:16 PM   #58
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Correct no 5th Hole. When I go legit FIA, I will probably go with a Kirkey b/c I'm cheap.

I actually find my seat more comfortable than the stock. I sit pretty upright and the seat is ultra low, I slide it back a couple inches for street use and forward for track.
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Is it a fiberglass bucket or metal frame on that seat?
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Are the Kirkey Intermediate 20* seats FIA or approved for use in SCCA?

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