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Help me out, need to choose a racin seat for a REALLY BIG GUY...

 
Old 09-16-2004, 12:15 PM
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i am not sure if i am in the right forum, if not, please let me know where else to post it..

I am 6'5 and weigh 240, which seat should i consider??
i sat in torino and evo1 and felt a lil tight...

prefer reclinable, becos i am worried that the non reclinable ones will sit up pretty straight on my back, and my head will touch the roof of my 99 civic coupe...

i might have to ware a helmet too... so i dont wanna tilt my head side ways when i auto cross...

i dont have problems with my stock seats with a helmet on, but i swing everywhere when i autoX.. lol
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Corbeau makes a seat called the CR-1 and they make it in "wide base" for people with bigger waistlines and hip structure. They're some of the highest quality, most comfortable racing seats I've ever sat in and I would recommend them to anyone. They're relatively cheap too .

Here's the link - http://www.corbeau.com/products/cr1/cr1.shtml

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$450 for the "wide version"
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Whoever you choose, always sit in the seat before you buy it. Most important factor is how it fits.
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Old 09-16-2004, 12:41 PM
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I had always thought that sitting in it before buying it is the best way, but in San Diego, i dunno where can i try seats out.. i mean shops here dont stock a lot of seats for people to try...
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I'm a husky guy just like yourself and I'm shopping for seats as well. I'm tried the sparco evo also and it was a little tight on my hips, my ***** need to breath a little. I'm looking into the sparco evo 3 now.
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sparco evo 2 or 3, depending on fit.
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Corbeau makes great seats and lucky for me they are made right here in Utah
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by MichaelJComputer &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">sparco evo 2 or 3, depending on fit.</TD></TR></TABLE>
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Default Re: Help me out, need to choose a racin seat for a REALLY BIG GUY... (Naturally Aspirated)

Yea, fat street racers represent!

For the reclining ones, look at the design, and don't get a 1 piece seat. SOme of them DO recline, but pivot on the front, and this will put your knees at the wheel, I know, I been there.
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but i will bump my head on non-reclinable seats with a helmet...
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by Revolver &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Whoever you choose, always sit in the seat before you buy it. Most important factor is how it fits.</TD></TR></TABLE>

Definatley. Nothing can ruin ever car ride like a seat that you don't enjoy.

I had a Corbeau A4, and absolutely hated it honestly. I'll never own another Corbeau seat.
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