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#46 Moke Spider

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Posted 17 January 2019 - 06:07 PM

In regards to seats, and after talking to quite a few people over the years, what I've noticed is that what one person likes and finds comfortable, the next can be so-so about the same seating arrangement. One shoe doesn't fit all!

 

I spend weeks at a time in the Moke, drive all day and just about every day. I have Mazda MX5 NA Seats in that and find them ACE - best seat I have anywhere. When I fitted them up though, I did have my Chiropractor come and look at me in the seat, she suggested some adjustments (which I was able to do with how they are mounted) and she can always tell when I've been away in it as she finds my back in good alignment.

 

The speakers in the headrests are great too, I can hear the music box and CB well without have to crank them up.



#47 Gr4h4m

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Posted 18 January 2019 - 07:16 AM

Lotus Elise seats, I can do Brighton to chester without any back pain.

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Posted 18 January 2019 - 08:54 AM

As Moke has said above one seat doesn't fit all

 

I've had steel framed buckets seat (Monaco??) - uncomfy as hell 

 

Cobra buckets - ok but oddly too much padding for me - head rest pointless as completely the wrong place for my head, being too low so not actually very safe (but might fit you)

 

Currently Lotus Elise as Gr4h4m above - best ever, like a glove as they say

 

You really need to try as many seats as you can and see what fits you



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Posted 19 January 2019 - 08:15 AM

Think I should mention I spent a lot of time adjusting the rear height of the seat and bringing the steering wheel forward but using a steering wheel hub extension and a gear leaver extension, so that I could get everything just there. Now it’s a great place to be

#50 MacGyver

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Posted 19 January 2019 - 08:35 AM

Lotus Elise seats, I can do Brighton to chester without any back pain.

Would you have a picture by any chance?
Did you get them from an Elise or aftermarket?
Thx.

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#51 cooperS

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Posted 19 January 2019 - 04:16 PM

I used to use Sparco Sprint, after that change to Cobra Low Bucket and now im running Cobra Clubman and the Low Bucket seats are the most comfy but for daily use the Clubmans are cool too

 

 

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 05:52 PM

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 06:41 AM

Lovely looking seat and clearly top quality but does not look comfortable!



#54 Mini Manannán

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 09:09 AM

Mk2 Fiat Punto seats for me. My mini is a daily and I suffer from ankyolising spondylitis (sp!) so a comfy seat is critical. Punto seats fit the bill though they're getting a bit scruffy now after 30,000 miles in the mini and 60,000 miles in the Punto.

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Posted 13 June 2019 - 02:26 PM

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