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Old 01-07-2013, 09:13 AM   #1
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Naughty Recaro's Stripped, bare, and repaired

So i picked up front recaros this past weekend for $250 great deal!!!!! right minor repair needed !!! so heres some pics now





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so i start taking all the knobs and connectors off



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Old 01-07-2013, 09:18 AM   #3
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uh oh time to start baring all


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uh oh the imfamous snapped heater element wires ........very naughty most indeed
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keep it up ! was the same thing with my svt seats when I had to take one appart to install the passenger airbag sensor ...
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:38 AM   #6
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ill prolly be doing a write up as well for installing recaros on 05 + as well
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:56 PM   #7
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did you switch out the cushions for new ones? you should have while it was apart, so you'd have like new original seats
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did you switch out the cushions for new ones? you should have while it was apart, so you'd have like new original seats
good point but where does one get new cushions for the recaros? iirc, they arent the same as standard focus or svt seats...so would you have to go custom made?

Glad to see these seats getting brought back to their former glory. keep updating
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So are the frames totalley different than st ones? Or are the Recaro's one off's & regular svt's & st's are similar? Great thread going.
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you could always try an interior shop and get a quote for the cushions
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