Lotus Elan

Alternative seats

PostPost by: berni29 » Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:25 pm

Hi

Interesting, I was looking at these ones, seem similar but with headrests.

https://www.sportseats4u.co.uk/product/ ... cket-seat/

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PostPost by: TheAdVantage » Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:44 pm

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jono wrote:Replica Microcell Contours would be a great choice - they are in period and just look 'correct', basket weave vinyl as well.

I intended to but never fitted them im my plus 2 but had them in my Mk1 Mini and they were so comfortable.


It doesn't look like they would fit due to the square front edge. Did you try?
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PostPost by: HCA » Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:57 pm

Like you, I feel naked without a head restraint, and like you considered the Federal might have been an answer, but problems sourcing them.

I hunted around for something. Almost everything I looked at were lighter which was a bonus. In the end I went for a seat made by BF Torino as an aftermarket early Porsche replacement. The back cants forward and as it is two cms narrower than the Elan, the seat slides much better. Modifying the seat runners was not difficult.

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PostPost by: berni29 » Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:36 pm

Hi

Thank you for that idea, I just had a look at their website. They have some great looking seats.

All the best

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PostPost by: mikealdren » Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:12 am

Those Torinos look great but they aren't cheap.
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PostPost by: DJW » Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:57 am

Just be careful with your iPad

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