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Old 01-28-2008, 08:11 PM
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Installed roll bar & seats what do ya think ?
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Old 01-28-2008, 09:54 PM
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Very nice. If you don't mind, it would be great if you posted a picture of lower portion.
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Old 01-28-2008, 09:58 PM
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which bar is that?
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Old 01-28-2008, 10:11 PM
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which bar is that?
looks like GMG
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good job.. did you still retain use of the stock seat belt harness/buckle? I don't see it in the pic is why I'm asking
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Old 01-28-2008, 11:50 PM
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Sharky it's there you just can't see it
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:45 AM
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That looks great, especially with all the yellow on the deviated stitching, belts, harnesses, seats, and bar.

Cobra seats are far more comfortable than euro GT3 seats, but I think the reason more people don't put them in Porsches is the relative complication of sliders-and-mounts voodoo. On that note, what did you use for sliders and mounts?
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Old 01-29-2008, 10:34 PM
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Hey, that's my car. I think it looks damn good. Can't wait to see it tomorrow Neil. Pinder called me from Hennessy today and said it looks great.
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Originally Posted by NAO View Post
Installed roll bar & seats what do ya think ?
I like it a lot. The seats I like about as much as the 996 GT3 seats, but not as much as the 997 GT3 seats. The bar I like better than the GT3 bars.

Let me ask you some questions. How much do those seats weigh? Is Cobra a good quality seat? I would guess yes since you own a GT3. Are those the fat boy versions? I am 6' 2", 235 lbs and have fairly broad shoulders; my *** is fine (not like smokin' fine, but as in not too big). Finally, in a Hispanic accent: "How moch mooooney?"

Thanks
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Old 01-30-2008, 11:26 PM
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I believe the Cobra website said that the seats weigh 20 lbs. They are the standard size as I am 5' 9" and weigh 165. Don't know all of the pricing yet. Neil is keeping me in suspense.
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I believe the Cobra website said that the seats weigh 20 lbs. They are the standard size as I am 5' 9" and weigh 165. Don't know all of the pricing yet. Neil is keeping me in suspense.
I really like them, but could do without all the advertising. I would like them plain and then have a Porsche logo added to give it that factory look.
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It looks like a sweet setup to me!
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Cobra makes a nice product.. I use their Evolution seat in My track M3 and love it. I have been considering the Cobras for the GT3 as well. An upholstery guy told me no problem to make the seats look any way I wish even leather with red stitching.

Nice job. I like the logo with the yellow as well. I personally do not think everything needs to say Porsche on it.
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i have always loved those seats!!!!
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Old 02-03-2008, 09:34 AM
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This is the first time that I have used racing seats. Damn these things are snug. I'm only 5' 9" and weigh 165 lbs. I can't imaging being much bigger and still fitting in them. They will take a little getting used to. I feel like I am a part of the car going around corners, though. Should be an improvement on the track.

Do most of you guys bolt them directly to the floor in a fixed position or put them on rails? Mine are on rails and they seem a little high in the car.
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