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ronnie85
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Slippydiff wrote:
Agree with all the comments here. Yes they do feel too upright initially, but bear with them, and as others have said, you’ll acclimatise to them.
Under no circumstances would I fit the Comfort armchairs.... it massively dilutes the driving experience, and once you’ve found the right position for the buckets, they are indeed amongst THE most comfortable buckets you’ll sit in.
If you’re struggling with the rake on the seat after a few weeks, you could drill the side mounts to allow a bit more rake, or fit the lowered Krey Brause items and drill them (rather than “ruining” the OE items.


Cheers i'll take a look at those
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mar1b0ro wrote:
hopeydaze wrote:
Diggermeister wrote:
Not tried the sports seats, but I found the standard, electric adjust seats in the 996 turbo are extremely comfortable on long road trips.

Buckets really do suit the GT3 though and IMHO once you are on track, both the standard or sports seats will be poor, plus you sit higher (can cause a lack of headroom with a crash helmet on) and I'd not think you'd be wanting to switch and swap seats - the electric ones are very heavy.

I recommend you try the bucket seats for a few weeks before changing them. There’s a technique to get into them easily- I was told it’s arse first at a 90degree angle.


really friggin annoying though when you are in a rush and forget that you have bucket seats and you just try and slide into the car like you would with a normal seat and your ass bounces up off the side bolster and smacks your ear/head into the side of the roof....


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adbett
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I found the buckets very uncomfortable, I did find a way to modify the seat mounts to tilt backwards but it wasn't very successful

Solved the problem by making new cushions for the seat replacing the existing seat base and rear cushion

Very easy, you can buy high density seat foam online, use spray contact adhesive to stick it together and a hacksaw blade and scissors to shape it. UK Recaro dealer sells black recaro seat fabric and velcro attaches it to the seat Smile
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool
 
  
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