February 28, 2021, 01:27:35 PM

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Offline tai-lun

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Re: Race seats
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2021, 06:17:10 PM »
"advice he gave me was so not purchase a seat till you sit in it"

^This, so very true. When I sat in a Pole Position I was pretty sold on comfort, size and fitment for me. But, I am also under 6ft so it was no problem, my shoulders are too wide for nearly all Bride buckets but they were fine in the Recaros.

Nice to hear the B5's have solid grip, they look the total opposite lol. Definitely have that next level look, support to go with it makes it sound like another solid option if you can find one to sit in.

I found with a lot of buckets in other FD's and my own that when we find a good seat fitment for the body type, the bolster edges almost always touch or directly impact the door panel. Taking off the cover to shave that edge down would be worth it I think if you find a nice seat but it is a touch too wide due to the heavy curve of the FD door panel. While those flat panel door covers will give you an extra 1-2" of clearance...they take away from the styling of the car for me and I run only a half interior. You will be keeping your door panels I'm assuming?
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Re: Race seats
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2021, 06:25:40 PM »
I am planning on retaining the door panels.  Iím trying my best to compare the measurements from Recaros to the other choices, as it helps figure out what will fit in the car since we know pole positions fit well. 

The owner loves Recaro pole positions, and he uses them in his spec miata but he made it clear that there was no way I was fitting into one. Lol. So , I am leaning towards the omp ars-r..... $1100ea  I was quoted.  If it works out, Iíll buy one, if I love it by the end of the season, Iíll buy another for the passenger side.


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Re: Race seats
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2021, 03:00:47 PM »
Forgot that was canukistani pesos. Not a bad price.
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Re: Race seats
« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2021, 09:26:24 AM »
Paul,

I would look hard at Racetech.... they make some of the best seats out there. 

https://racetech-usa.com/shop/

I have almost exclusively used them in the racecars for years now.

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Re: Race seats
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2021, 09:35:00 AM »
So far, Blake and yourself mentioned it.  Problem is there are no dealers here local to me.  I just canít purchase seats without sitting in one.


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Re: Race seats
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2021, 09:39:14 AM »
Paul,

Give Brian Oleshak a call: 704-450-4507

I bet he will ship you a seat for fitment he is great.

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Re: Race seats
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2021, 09:40:02 AM »
I will!  Thank you! 


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