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#21 (permalink) Old 01-25-2013, 06:57 PM
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I wrote the guy on eBay. He replied today, telling me that the seats came out of a 1985Porsche 911.

Now I asked him what/how he did the brackets and what, if any modifications were needed to make everything fit. I will post the info if I get an answer.
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Porsche 911 993 Carrera 1995 98 Black Perforated Leather Seats 4 Way Power | eBay

The only problem I can see is Porsche seats bolt to the floor, no reinforcement in the 107 to bolt the rear too.
107 seats are bolted to the inner rocker and trans tunnel. I'm sure if you're handy with a mig that can be overcome tho



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I really don't want to alter the floor boards. I was more thinking along the lines of making adapter brackets if I decide to go that route.

Since the seats are not a pressing issue right now, I might just save up some more money and buy new leather Corbeau seats and their custom brackets. When I restored my Dart I went with ProCar seats and their custom brackets and installation was a snap.

I just went in the garage and measured my seats. In order for any seat to clear the soft top well the maximum upper width can't exceed 14 ". The goal for me is to get more recline in the rear most position and/or be able to slide the seat back a little more. Might be wishful thinking on my part.

First order of business is to get my new cam and rockers in tomoroow without a hitch, aka stripped block thread, and get rid of the tapping noise (flat cam follower/rocker).
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Pretty sure the corbeau seat brackets are floor mount also, if you do end up going the Porsche route...
go with the 95-98, they'll get you an extra couple hours before waffle butt sets in I speak from agonizing experience.

Good luck with the cam surgery



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Thank you!

Did you do a seat swap in a SL previously?

By the way, remember when you sent me the gauge for free? Before I figured out my "overheating problem" I purchased a new 71 C degree thermostat which I didn't need. Never even installed it and I will list it in the classifieds for free......returning the favor to somebody else unless you have a use for it.
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Mine came with a set of sedan seats installed (half assed) as well as the beat originals. Reaching in to unlatch the top sucked.
So I thought about doing the Saab swap, they really are comfy.

I ended up swapping in an entire interior from an '83 380, which had it's own set of challenges.

Yeah, pass on the gauges, if nobody wants them feel free to shit can em.



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Fish,

i was asking if you have use for the new thermostat, I know you tinker on those old cars just like the rest of us.
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i was asking if you have use for the new thermostat, I know you tinker on those old cars just like the rest of us.
D'oh! sorry was half asleep when I read that. Yeah sure, send it up, might come in handy for A/C season.
Still have my addy?


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A couple of adapter threads. Recaros but they should give you some ideas.
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r-c1...c-classic.html
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r-c1...have-seat.html
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Here's more food for thought I think these look great these maybe more suitable than the porche ones and maybe cheaper to buy have a look at his thread

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These are salvaged Saab seats.

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