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+2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:45 am
by HCA
I have two front seats for a +2. These are in reasonably good condition - the only issues are where they rub against the seat belt anchor but once in the car of course this is not really noticed. The springing underneath is good.

I need the space, so I will give these away fror free, but the taker must pay for collection and delivery. Note if you are in the UK, this may involve all sorts of nonsense, so please check beforehand.

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Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:45 pm
by peterako
Hi Hal,

I would be very interested in these.

I'm in Ireland (Republic).

I'll check out cost of collection and delivery to here and revert asap.

Best regards,
Peter

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:00 pm
by pharriso
I would keep these in storage for when/if you sell the car, they are very difficult to find & the future buyer may want to revert to the original seats.

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:41 pm
by HCA
OK Peter - you have first refusal! As you are in the EU, it should be straight forward without any nonsense charges that brexit has delivered. My neighbour has a local courier company. I will ask him if he can help/suggest anything to keep costs down. Give me a couple of days.

Thanks for your words of advice Phil, but I need the space! The car will stay with me until the end after which I care not! I doubt anyone would want to change back to the original seats - there are too many other mods that will keep purists away from the car :D

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:37 am
by peterako
Many thanks Hal!

I'll await your friend's response.

(I will continue to check on my side too).

Aside:
My plus 2 is also planned to be with me to the end.....thereafter...it has already been claimed by one of my kids :)

I have had Original seats, XJS seats and, currently, MX 5 seats in my Plus 2.

By far my favourite has been the originals.

Though the MX 5 seats are very comfortable, there are some compromises on space and the relative location of the top of the seat belt is not ideal on long journeys.

Best regards,
Peter

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:37 pm
by HCA
Peter, I am not getting much joy here - three things against me, distance, my neighbour is confined to using Chronopost for which these are too large and thirdly, I do not know the weight of the seats. My aftermarkets are 17.6kgs, but the originals are way heavier. I think 25kgs would be a conservative estimate.

Each box is 70 x 65 x 55. Putting this and a weight of 25kgs, I am getting prices of 160 - 250€. I will have to leave all this to you now. If you do find someone to do it, collection point is 'Domaine du Renne, 11300 Pauligne' tel 'zero six, vingt sept, seize, seize, vingt quatre'

They are boxed up ready to go. let me know as soon as you can as I have others also interested and I want shot of them quickly.

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Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:59 pm
by peterako
Thanks Hal,

Only just seeing this post today (was monitoring my PMs :D)

I'll search more here for delivery and will revert by the weekend.

I've also PMed.

Best regards,
Peter

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:53 am
by HCA
The private message supercedes the mails here - I might have a firm price any day now.

Re: +2 front seats, oatmeal.

PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:05 pm
by peterako
Apologies Hal,

I seem to have run into technical difficulties since our last PM with posting in the thread.
(Yay! This posted!!)

Just wanted to thank you (publicly) for the extra mile you went to try and help me with the seats!

Very much appreciated.

Peter