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Front seat diaphragms for +2S 1973

PostPost by: mbell » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:11 pm

Thanks John, never seen the inside of the +2S130 seats with adjust able back rest. So good to finally see ahead of me having to tackle the job...
'73 +2 130/5 RHD, now on the road and very slowly rolling though a "restoration"
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PostPost by: c42 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:20 pm

I used these guys

https://www.efoam.co.uk/?gclid=CjwKCAjw ... kAQAvD_BwE

Ordered the apptoximate sizes that I needed and then cut to exact size with a sharp carving knife, where build up is needed layers of foam can be stuck together and then trimmed. Tidying up and rounding off can be done with an angle grinder and sanding disc - best to do this outside as it is messy!
I also added a layer of Dacron fibre to give additional padding and protection to the foam - this is readily available from:


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PostPost by: dick+2130/5 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:16 am

Hi All,
Thanks for the range of helpful replies.
Just for clarity, the seat in my original photo is from my +2S 130/5 , made Aug 1973.
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