good deal on racing seats?

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good deal on racing seats?

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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ten2doyle102 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:14 pm

They don't look half bad really!
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Postby Yoshi » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:21 pm

Dunno about your racing series tech but real racing seats are fixed back. Those aren't "real" seats.
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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ponycarman » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:23 pm

Not bad at all. I like the looks. Any info on the quality? Or reviews from other buyers? There are alot of these style seats on ebay. You can even get them through summit and jegs racing supply.

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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby M20_fever » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:53 pm

I don't think adjustable back will be an issue in tech. I wonder how heavy they are. The seller has 4000+ transactions and 98+% feedback. Would like to read an actual review of them though.
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Postby Yoshi » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:57 pm

heavier than a fixed back :)
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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ponycarman » Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:28 pm

One of summit racing supplies seats is listed as 33lbs. They are of similar design so I would expect the seats your looking at to be around that weight as well. It might not be the exact same but thats the ballpark number for them.

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Postby M20_fever » Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:02 am

Has anyone weighed stock sport seats? From taking them in and out I know they are heavy as hell, so these may be a bit of weight savings.
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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ponycarman » Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:33 am

I haven't weighted them to know exactly but I know they are very heavy. From other weight threads that I've read most people estimate their weight at around 37-40lbs.

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Postby Yoshi » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:49 pm

Those aren't racing seats though. They are racing STYLE seats. Why not get real stuff? The kind that weights like 1/16th stock.
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Postby M20_fever » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:53 pm

mostly because those seats cost more for one than both of these. I would love some real nice racing seats, but that's won't be in the budget for some time. If these are slightly lighter and provide better lateral support than the stock seats they may be worth it to run them for a couple years until I can swing nicer ones.
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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ponycarman » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:55 pm

If its a dedicated race car then thats the way to go. But if it is also a road car that is raced sometimes then they are a happy medium.

Is your car a dedicated race car tony? I know you race it alot. But as you said too the real race seats are expensive.

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Postby M20_fever » Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:02 pm

it's a 98% track car, but it does see street duty a couple times every summer.
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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby ponycarman » Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:54 pm

The seats would probably work fine. And when you do switch to full racing seats you can put these in the chevelle ;)

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Re: good deal on racing seats?

Postby M20_fever » Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:23 pm

already thought of that, lol. If I do get these I'm putting my sport seats in the Chevrolet.
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