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 Posted: Aug 6, 2019 05:00PM
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I have Saturn seats in my 66 mini, fit great, both recline, and passenger seat has lumbar. (RH drive) they are really comfortable. I think they were out of a 94 Saturn 2 door

 Posted: Aug 6, 2019 04:14PM
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Originally Posted by bikewiz

Lets keep this one going just a little longer. These are mine. Not for the large of backside but very comfortable none the less.

May I ask what brand and model seats are those? Thank you.

Howard

 Posted: Aug 17, 2018 08:12PM
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I think the MG metro seats are the BEST in a mini and damn cheap.. later bc

 Posted: Aug 17, 2018 06:45PM
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I put VW passat seats in my most recent mini build.
Leather & heated seats with lumbar support!!!!

check out the official website for updates!!!!!  //www.minimeetnorth.com

 

 Posted: Aug 17, 2018 08:33AM
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 what color are the seats and how much are you asking for them ?

 Posted: Feb 6, 2015 09:21AM
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my initial idea was to get an inexpensive comfortable seat to fit the mini.  There are tons of Acura's in the boneyards, and they recline, are articulated, and are comfy. Most of all, they fit the MK 3+ and if you can weld, you've got a cheap replacement.

If you're gonna recover an old seat from another beast, you're already spending too much, and missed my point.

 

 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 11:15PM
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I happen to have 2 pair of seats I know fit nicely in a Mini. And they happen to be for sale.   ...just sayin'    Wink

 

Michael, Santa Barbara, CA

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      Poser MotorSports

 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 10:43PM
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I am just in the process of fitting a pair of Sunbeam Alpine IV seats or also known as microcell seats , we have had to make frames to go onto the standard mini seat mounts they were fitted to works cars in the sixties and they fit the period of the car , 1963 , and having owned both a Tiger and an S4 Alpine I know they are going to be very comfortable once they are retrimed and the bits are available from Sunbeam Specialities in CA how good is that!!

 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 08:09PM
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Agreed....cloth is the better choice.

Leather is hot and cold and doesn't really add to comfort.

Pleather is also hot and cold...and cracks...

Fabric is cooler in the heat and warmer in the cold....and is grippy in turns.

Fitting leather Acura seats may make you feel better about yourself....but are impractical in reality

 

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 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 06:20PM
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Thank you Malsal, that is a good suggestion.

 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 06:15PM
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I can't give you advice on your seat choice as i have never used them, that being said Corbeau has been around years so the product should be decent. The problem i have seen with a lot of Mini's is due to their size when you install bigger seats with higher backs and headrests they sometimes take over the whole interior and look way too big for the car. Due to the fact of cost @ $700 and that you have all the dimensions of the seats you are looking to buy i would make a life size carboard pattern to see how well they really fit in a MK 1 Mini with door pockets, i have seen some where they touch in the middle and are too high to tilt forward for rear access. Just my thoughts.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

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make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Feb 5, 2015 05:35PM
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Has anyone tried the Corbeau Sport Seat?

//www.minimania.com/part/COR90010/Corbeau-Seat---Sport-Seat-Black-Vinyl---Pair

I think going with an original seat looks nice, but I think I want something that offers more support.  I like the looks of the Corbeau and it will probably fit my 36" waist better than buckets.  It would be going in an early Mk1 with the fixed welded seat mounts.

I would like to have decent access to the back seats with whatever I end up using.  I thought these would be good as it looks like they can be flipped forward? 

I have no idea where the trashed seats I have now came from, they are bolted in the back. Nothing salvageable from them.

Thanks, Robb

 Posted: May 22, 2014 10:50AM
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@ N.J.

 

How much did it end up costing you for the brackets and can you get another set? I am thinking of going this way on my car. I used to drive a 93 Acura Integra and I always did love the seats.

--Mark

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 Posted: May 17, 2014 11:07PM
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just installed some acura integra seats into my MK3 today. I had to fab some zinc plated 1.5" steal bars to extend the width of the Corbeau seat brackets. those seat brackets sits a bit higher than stock, but overall size of the seat fit very nicely. I thought these would be wider, but turns out to be about the same width as the original morris seats.

 Posted: May 3, 2014 12:56PM
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I have aftermarket Honda Prelude race seats in my mini

But I don't have a back seat 

check out the official website for updates!!!!!  //www.minimeetnorth.com

 

 Posted: May 1, 2014 07:36PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bikewiz

Lets keep this one going just a little longer. These are mine. Not for the large of backside but very comfortable none the less.

What kind are those and what did you use for rails?

Do you have any problems with the seat belts?

They look nice. 

They're Newton Commercial Classic buckets. Newton supplies them with the direct fit rails. Seat belts work fine. The only complaints I would have for them is getting in and out you really need to slide the seat back to get in and out and the price $$$. I made one alteration to the rail so the front of the drivers seat would sit a little lower, other than that they're really comfortable.

 

 

 Posted: May 1, 2014 07:09PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bikewiz

Lets keep this one going just a little longer. These are mine. Not for the large of backside but very comfortable none the less.

What kind are those and what did you use for rails?

Do you have any problems with the seat belts?

They look nice. 

 Posted: May 1, 2014 04:58PM
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they think of everything these days.

 

 

 Posted: May 1, 2014 02:44PM
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those really hold you in place in turns George.  But, don't fart, it may come out the wrong end! yuk yuk.

 

Mike I think there's a "fart gap" between the bottom cushion and the back to allow all but the worst ones outSmile

 

 

 Posted: May 1, 2014 02:34PM
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those really hold you in place in turns George.  But, don't fart, it may come out the wrong end! yuk yuk.

 

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