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Old 10-28-2010, 12:18 AM
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I wonder how the factory manual sport seats would work??? I think they sit a fair bit lower and I hear they are VERY comfortable. I wonder if Paul can alter a regular seat to lower it some for clearance? Those are my only seat thoughts. I don't know what other manufacturers are out there...I have a MOMO in my race car, but it would be REALLY YUCK in a street car (I think they make some nice street seats, but they have the same shape as the seats you are working with already).

Well, there is my answer... I guess Sean and I were thinking the same thing at the same time...does that scare you Sean?! LOL!
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:38 AM
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^^^^^
What he said!
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Old 10-28-2010, 09:26 PM
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A little trim work and the rear seat delete cabinet is there. Ran out of leather for the sub cover, need to order a bit more. Missed it by about 3". Dang. Will finish trim and carpet soon. T
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:09 PM
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We don't have several million dollars, so the Recaro's were not in the running. Recaro made the factory seats... so you are taking a HUGE step down in quality & comfort!

A buddy of mine is a Corbeau dealer and we kind of did him a favor by installing the Corbeua's so potential buyers can see them in person. If this is the only reason to have Corbeau's in your GTS -he should pay you to do it. You will surely regret a 3-hour drive in them -each way- to the hills for the next event...

We are aware & really like what Paul Champagne is doing, and his shop is only 30 minutes away. As already mentioned, the manual sport seats (also Recaro-made, IIRC) will be lower and Paul can work his magic and make them not look stock... perhaps custom shoulder supports on the frame and some custom Alcantara?
Otherwise... I like your focus, determination and re$ource$ to make such major changes in such a short period of time!

But, rear A/C delete in Texas?!?
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Hey T, how about this for a seat?

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Old 10-28-2010, 11:39 PM
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Barry,

The rear A/C units are nothing but a PITA and if the front A/C unit is working properly there is SERIOUSLY NO NEED for the rear A/C... I guess if the car has sat out and heat soaked all day it probably helps, but seriously I never miss the rear A/C in the cars that don't have it...
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Originally Posted by pcar928fan View Post
Barry,

The rear A/C units are nothing but a PITA and if the front A/C unit is working properly there is SERIOUSLY NO NEED for the rear A/C... I guess if the car has sat out and heat soaked all day it probably helps, but seriously I never miss the rear A/C in the cars that don't have it...
My front ac works better than any car I have been in, and I am going to install rear AC in mine next time the engine is out.
In the south with the high humidity it really helps with a dark car.

I have done enough of them to know how much it does.
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Both of mine blow cold, but almost never use the rear one.
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The A/C in this car will freeze your hands to the steering wheel, so no need for the rear A/C that just might cause us some trouble down the road. We also plan on using Crystalline 3M window tint to help keeping the car cool & help save the interior from the suns harmfull rays. The rear A/C, front & rear seats are in A/C storage, no need for ya'll worry about the OEM stuff which is safely tucked away if we ever decide to sell the car. We plan on putting a lot of time, effort & money mildly customizing this car, and feel we will not be parting with this car for a very,very long time. T&T

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unless something is different on your car you have to remove the engine to remove the lines for the rear ac or do a hack job on it.
Am i missing something here?

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I am in the motorcycle business, and the seats on most bikes are nowhere near as comfortable as a stock seat in an auto. Also nice to have glass in front of you, especailly in the rain, wind and even snow. That being said, I know what I want, have tried several seats, and chose the Corbeua's because my wife & I like them. Can we please move on from the seat issue? The A/C in this car will freeze your hands to the steering wheel, so no need for the rear A/C that just might cause me some trouble down the road. The rear A/C, front & rear seats are in A/C storage, no need for ya'll worry about the OEM stuff which is safely tucked away if we ever decide to sell the car, which probably won't happen as long as I can breath, so who cares-not I. T
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The high side line can come out of a rear A/C car with the engine in the car, dunno about the suction line:

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-foru...ion-stuck.html
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The high side line can come out of a rear A/C car with the engine in the car, dunno about the suction line:

https://rennlist.com/forums/928-foru...ion-stuck.html
Ya got to do both of them.
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I capped the lines underneath the front part of the pass seat and the a/c blows very cold, & I know cold. Moved down to TX from Vermont 3 years ago. T
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That's good to know, I would have assumed that all the system oil would pool in the dead-end line.
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Originally Posted by Rob Edwards View Post
That's good to know, I would have assumed that all the system oil would pool in the dead-end line.
It will, but it also will with the rear ac shut off.
that is why there is a different in the amount of oil used in the two types.
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