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Old 07-23-2010, 02:53 AM   #1
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Default anybody have any sexperience with these seats?

im thinking about picking up a set....the price seems pretty fair..



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Those mounts probably won't fit and I would only buy an FIA seat if you track it.

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**** i spelled experience wrong, can somebody fix please before it bugs the **** out of me...

im not to worried about mounts, i have the ability to make my own. im just looking for a decent affordable set of seats....

when hardcore track-days come up (it will be a while before that) ill look into a really nice seat....
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4 hole fail.
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I'm pretty sure if you don't buy these seats Hustler will change the thread title for you.
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I'm pretty sure if you don't buy these seats Hustler will change the thread title for you.
lol, im just looking for a decent option right now.....im having a hard time finding a seat i like.
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Old 07-23-2010, 03:38 AM   #7
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if u are willing to spend mate you want to find one with decent should and leg support
i have corbeau pro series and they are fantastic, you dont need to silly head supports unless you are on a track all the time they just get in the way
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i have sat in a few dirrent seats, most were too skinnni and the ohers were far to large...
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your best bet is to find a seat manufacturer near you and go and test some seats they happily let you. it means you dont waste money and time
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just please dont link me to Summit Racign
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http://www.corbeau.com/products/fixe...seats/fx1_pro/
they are in the usa but not sure where
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from what i have heard, corbeau products deteriorate rather quickly...
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I bought a set of those NRG seats a while back and they were comfortable. The shoulder wings and brackets were too wide to fit in my car (NB) and I returned them. I ended up getting Ultrashield seats. Ultrashield has changed the seat cover style, so they don't have much padding on the bottom. I added a layer of foam to the bottom and they are great.
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^^^I am waiting on my Spec Miata Ultrashield seat now. I plan on adding some padding for my *** and my head just in case I get whacked by some dumb *** on their cell phone...

I wanted to buy the NRG seats so bad but my brain and my willingness to live through a tough wreck won out again. I would really love to hear from somebody that has been in a wreck with these...
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Sean, I'd say since you're planning on driving the car on the street for the most part, keep the nice set of stock seats you have in the car when you're just driving around and get an UltraShield for track use. The UltraShields Nick has in his NA are really nice but not daily friendly as-is, you could add some padding for that though as 99mx5 said. But swapping a seat out takes 10 minutes at the most.

But if you end up getting a set of seats, I'd like to buy my old stock seats back.
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I have a Sparco Sprint in my Miata, which IMO is both really good and dirt cheap. Car is mostly used on track and of course to-and-from track, but not seldom driven several hours at the time. Very comfortable for being a FIA approved race seat. Better then the Mazda stock seat, actually.

I am 175cm (my body, not my *****) and 72kg and I fit perfectly in the seat with a 6-point harness.

Edit: Just realized, you guys don't give a crap about FIA-approval, do you?
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Most do care.
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nothing "bucket" beats the stockers for daily driving comfort. i found out the hard way.

I agree with Rotornut, keep the stockers and buy a NICE bucket for racing
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I hear the Lotus seats are more comfortable than stock Miata seats. When I'm ready for harnesses and such, I'd be looking for one Exige seat.
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they probably are. but they are expensive
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