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Alternative seats

Post by metalmoth » Fri May 26, 2017 5:48 pm

Hi all
My tan leather seats are a bit worse for wear, I have been thinking about repairing them or fitting alternative seats from a newer vehicle. I've seen Scimitars with MX5 seats but do they tip forward to get in rear? I have also heard or XJS or Alfa seats too. Anybody tried any of these? I'm only looking for fronts as rears are ok.

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Re: Alternative seats

Post by peter freeman » Fri May 26, 2017 5:53 pm

MX5 seats do tip - at least mine do.

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Re: Alternative seats

Post by greeny » Fri May 26, 2017 6:28 pm

RS turbo recaro seats fit if you take the little brackets off them. Mine are even in the original holes.

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Re: Alternative seats

Post by Roger Pennington » Fri May 26, 2017 7:19 pm

A browse through the 8 pages of this alternative seats thread may give you some ideas too :) (although it's in the Se5/5a section, I don't think there's a "huge" difference in fit, as I've seen Se6a seats fitted in a Coupe?)


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Re: Alternative seats

Post by DARK STAR » Sat May 27, 2017 7:09 pm

Fit is about the same but SE6 seats are a bit more bulky all round.
Recaros from a Porsche would be ok :mrgreen:

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