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#16 dave20046

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 08:20 PM

might look strange just one bucket seat :xxx:

Yeah I thought that :)
Might have to get a pair of recaros then :D all I want is something cool looking and practical (allows passengers in the back) Is that too much to ask?

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 08:54 PM

might look strange just one bucket seat :xxx:

do you mean just one seat in the car? or a bucket seat and a normal passengar seat? :D

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 10:17 PM

might look strange just one bucket seat :withstupid:

do you mean just one seat in the car? or a bucket seat and a normal passengar seat? ;)

one bucket and one std. passenger seat.

#19 charlie_the_miniboy

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Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:17 PM

might look strange just one bucket seat :ph34r:

do you mean just one seat in the car? or a bucket seat and a normal passengar seat? :)

one bucket and one std. passenger seat.



i know of plenty that do this ME also in the old days, but they all re-cover the standard seat in matching cloth or leather etc to the bucket seat... ps modify your car for you... if you want ONE have ONE :)

#20 Gilly2006

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 10:33 AM

iv got mine attched to the parcel shelf. but by reading this thread it doesn't seem like a good idea.

#21 lil dan

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:59 PM

the parcel shelf is in no way strong enough to hold your weight in a crash. i suggest you relocated you harness fixings quickly.



also where can i get eye bolts shown in the picture on page 1? do these fit the standard thread pattern?

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 07:55 PM

i am also considering having a bucket and a standard seat with a 4 pint for me and a standard seatbelt for the passenger, my dad said he used to do it in the old days! lol

i got my eye bolts off ebay from aa store, cost about £5 for 4 or something.

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#23 my_first_mini

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 11:04 AM

u got the part numbers for the eyelets and back plates?

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 11:13 PM

any comments on how ive done it?

heres a link

http://www.theminifo...x...st&id=57909

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:45 PM

Did you not want to attach them to the harness bar of the roll cage??

Otherwise the original seatbelt mounting points will be good enough . . .

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:50 PM

Did you not want to attach them to the harness bar of the roll cage??

Otherwise the original seatbelt mounting points will be good enough . . .



Was thinking exactly the same thing!

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 08:17 PM

the point of the bar is to move the height, the harness pulls on up to my shoulder height, ie so it doesn't pull you down into the seat and crush your spine, (why the regulations for racing changed to introduce a similar bar to wrap harness' arround then bolt to floor)

this way should be infinately better in a crash.

my harness' are too long to fit to my cage anywhere hence why i coppied the racer solution (not sure what catogory of racing it is but i no atleast one is forced to use it)

just wondered if anyone else had done similar,

perhaps ive just gone way over the top!! o well its done now.

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 09:02 AM

I've just attached the rear part of my harnesses to the rear seat back and I've used a spreader plate. Will this be ok to pass MOT?

I'll by installing a rollcage soon and I plan to move the rear harness point to that.

Cheers, Luke.

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 10:49 PM

I have some 4points, the shoulder straps going to the back, do they need to cross or do they stay staright?

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Posted 30 May 2008 - 08:24 AM

I have some 4points, the shoulder straps going to the back, do they need to cross or do they stay staright?


Keep them stright mate




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