Seats.

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Seats.

Post by andybond » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:00 am

Hello all.

I have the OEM seats on my early S2 exige which do not have eyelets in for my harness. I have read around the interwebs ( dangerous ) and discovered that its not really safe to run harness without eyelets in the seats. I fortunately have the regular belt still in place.

I have been looking for replacement seats and discovered in true Lotus fashion that I can spend thousands on a seat.

I am not a skinflint but I have also found that I can spend as little as £150 from people like simplylotus. An example is here :

http://elise-spares.com/Track/Lotus-Sea ... plica-Seat

I appreciate that I would need to have them finished and drilled but I am always sceptical about the cost. Why are they so cheap?

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Re: Seats.

Post by ade » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:45 pm

To be completely honest I would not buy a cheap seat, the risk of failure in a crash is just too big, buy reverie or mog

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Re: Seats.

Post by andybond » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:51 pm

This was my primary concern.

Reverie or Tillet were on my list.

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Re: Seats.

Post by Fonzey » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:45 pm

Quite a few people have gone for the Corbeau LE-Pro for Exige/Elise fitment, they're a bit more reassuringly expensive but still nowhere near the cost of a legit probax item.

https://www.corbeau-seats.com/product/l ... 1-s2-seat/

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Re: Seats.

Post by evo_ufo » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:06 pm

I've sent you a PM. I'd echo the above and recommend going with branded and certified seats.

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Re: Seats.

Post by deggles » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:02 am

This just popped up on Facebook:
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Could be a bit of a bargain (if you only want one).

I have no connection to the seller btw.

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Re: Seats.

Post by andybond » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:30 am

That does look good value for money but I really need two

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