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Re: Saab seats- 86's are early style...
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Posted by TRacer [Email] (#2653) [Profile/Gallery] (more from TRacer) on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 16:09:10 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Saab seats, MG, Tue, 8 Sep 2020 23:54:58
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So the seats changed along with the brakes, parking brake, lug bolt pattern, etc after 86.

The 'early' seat has a very different mount than the later version.

So, while any seat can fit in any car, it's going to be a lot harder to put a later
seat in an earlier car, since the earlier cars have the oddball tripod mount.

In an equally strange twist,
VW had a 3- point mounting system- but it had 2 legs towards the back, and one in
front, exactly reverse to the earlier Saab.

I'm still fussing with using a couple of later seatpads in the earlier seats-
as above, anything works, but they don't just slide in...

t
hogring pliers mandatory.

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