Too bad the Porsche 550 Spiders or 356 Speedster seats are so expensive they
would look sweet in your Bugeye Racer : )
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 8:35 AM, brian S <email@example.com> wrote:
> hey all,
> My Bugeye is all but finished, (THANKS Frank!)
> about all I need is seats.
> chuck c had given me a set of Fiero seats that are very comfortable,
> but I have a roll bar in mine with a cross brace that precludes
> me using any high back buckets.
> The brace won't allow the seat to recline,
> in fact it puts that back angled forward.
> Even puts Frank too close to the steering wheel and I'm a bit
> taller than him.
> So, since Bugeye seats are scarcer than hens teeth,
> or outrageously expensive, does anyone know of any
> lowback seats, either original type or aftermarket,
> the also tilt forward to allow boot access?
> I have seen some fixed back seats that I like including a set
> from minispares that have the Speedwell logo on them(inexpensive too!)
> But have yet to find any lowback buckets that aren't fixed back.
> I understand also that later spridget seats won't tilt forward enough
> to allow good access to the boot either, and have an incorrect
> sideways tilt to them.
> Brian S.
> Bugeyeracer under resto
> ps chuck, if you'd like the Fiero seats back, just lemme know.
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