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Old 04-09-2014, 10:53 PM   #21
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I dunno my seats softened over time and now they are very comfortable. at first they were a bit tight as im a big guy 6'4" 250lbs. Now they are great though, didnt take long for them to form to me.
Chaz, you just made my day - I test drove an ST today with the ST3 package, and the back was great, but the bottom was tight. I was waiting to hear if anyone who has one could vouch for the seats breaking in. Thanks! If you had to estimate, how many miles did you have to do before they began to feel comfortable?
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Seats breaking in, sounds like some boots. Some cowboy boots need breaking in, but all my engineer boots fit great from the 1st time.
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Chaz, you just made my day - I test drove an ST today with the ST3 package, and the back was great, but the bottom was tight. I was waiting to hear if anyone who has one could vouch for the seats breaking in. Thanks! If you had to estimate, how many miles did you have to do before they began to feel comfortable?
hmm, i dont know i'd estimate about 7k until they are thoroughly broke in. Its a progressive thing though, it gets better over time the more you are in them. The thigh bolsters soften up and form to you. Also be sure to adjust the seat height too, many people dont ever touch it or completely forget about it. I found that when i lowered the bottom seat height it put much less stress on my thighs as it brings your but down and your knees up a little comparatively so your thighs arent resting on the end of the seat bottom.
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hmm, i dont know i'd estimate about 7k until they are thoroughly broke in. Its a progressive thing though, it gets better over time the more you are in them. The thigh bolsters soften up and form to you. Also be sure to adjust the seat height too, many people dont ever touch it or completely forget about it. I found that when i lowered the bottom seat height it put much less stress on my thighs as it brings your but down and your knees up a little comparatively so your thighs arent resting on the end of the seat bottom.
Totally agree. Mine are still pretty hard with only 3,600 miles on the car, I'm pretty light so hopefully they will get a little softer over time. But I have to say the ST3 Recaros definitely make the "ST" the ST if you know what I mean!
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