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Old 09-24-2018, 02:24 PM
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Hey all,
I remember someone from 949 Racing mentioning a seat brackets that are adjustable and mount behind the rear bosses. Anyone got a link to those?

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Old 09-24-2018, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Schroedinger View Post
I hate to be that guy, but I hope you threw some big washers under those bolt heads.
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Old 09-24-2018, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by 2slow View Post
Hey all,
I remember someone from 949 Racing mentioning a seat brackets that are adjustable and mount behind the rear bosses. Anyone got a link to those?
https://www.facebook.com/jerfspeed/

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Old 09-26-2018, 01:19 AM
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Originally Posted by jpreston View Post
Are these available (or work) for passenger side or are they driver side only?
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Old 10-02-2018, 06:36 PM
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So I'm considering trying to fit fiberglass sparco seat that doesn't fit perfectly without mods. I've considered and done some hammering ( looks like may need cutting into trans. tunnel for the best effect), but it seems that I may be able to get enough clearance for the seat if I shave off the C curve on the seat edge (where the cover is wrapped around and held in place by wire/glue). Those curved edges are about 1" each, so I'm thinking of shaving off one on the thigh support on the right (by trans. tunnel) and on the the wing where it touches the door. Plan would be to leave a small curve enough to hold fabric, but not as nearly pronounced as it is now.

Would that be a bad idea or really terrible one?
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Originally Posted by 2slow View Post
So I'm considering trying to fit fiberglass sparco seat that doesn't fit perfectly without mods. I've considered and done some hammering ( looks like may need cutting into trans. tunnel for the best effect), but it seems that I may be able to get enough clearance for the seat if I shave off the C curve on the seat edge (where the cover is wrapped around and held in place by wire/glue). Those curved edges are about 1" each, so I'm thinking of shaving off one on the thigh support on the right (by trans. tunnel) and on the the wing where it touches the door. Plan would be to leave a small curve enough to hold fabric, but not as nearly pronounced as it is now.

Would that be a bad idea or really terrible one?
Flanges coming off flat surfaces add large amounts of stiffness and strength. Considering that an FIA seat can add considerably to side impact protection, cutting that flange on the outboard side seems especially suspect.
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