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Old 02-05-2007, 12:32 PM   #1
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Autocross seating...what have you found works well

I am going to replace my seat as it offers NO support for A/X or any kind of serious play (other than straight line).I have been looking at the Momo T-frame,which sells for $275 shipped and am just wondering if anyone who has already swapped out their seat for a performance model (NOT tuner stuff)has done.Sparco?Corbeau?Thanks.This is the Momo T frame Evo;


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Old 02-05-2007, 12:42 PM   #2
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The best advice is to find a store that stocks them, and test fit yourself in each seat.

That being said, I think I've narrowed down my track seat choice to Kirkley, but I need to test sit in it first.
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I sat in some Kirkeys recently,and did not like them at all.Most shops in this area don't really stock much sports car designs,mostly drag and roundy-round.
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I'm looking at a set of sparco's at upr.com prob. sparco speed. 330.00 ea.
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I have used the Corbeau (and other) seats like you have listed and once in them they are very comfortable and offer excellent support. For track events they just feel great. For autocross most are too low, because I like to be able to see the cones (we're talking mm in autocrossing!) and have a better perspective of where I am at. Definately try them out before you purchase. I have found the best way for me to not move around while autocrossing is a racing harness and/or torso belt.........Dave
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I am planning on mounting the new seat on the same platform the stock seat is on so the ride height will be the same.I agree,seeing the cones is very important.I have sat in a few fitted to other cars and really like how they hold you in position with no belt fatigue.I am pretty sure i am going to go with the Momo but instead of the T frame,I am ordering the Start,as the lower leg section is flat and should be more comfortable mounted as high as this will be.Thanks for the suggestions.
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I went with the Sparco Sprints. Look uncomfortable as hell but are actually pretty damned nice. Great support, good feel. Installation is easy as well.

Here is the pass side installed in mine.

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That Sparco looks good!Did you use the stock seat platform or fab up new ones?
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Sparco has bases available that are three parts; 2 sliders and one base. Also comes with the handle for front to back adjustment. That is what I used.
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Thanks,Goat.I ended getting a new Momo Start with sliders and brackets for $272 shipped off Ebay today.Can't wait to get 'er in!I'm going to do the drivers side though...
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