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I havent been on for a while and some of you may have seen that i was selling my opel for a rediculous price ( i thought i was moving ) now that i now im not still keeping the car.
I need some replacement seats checked ogts but no luck he mentioned that some peole have fited corvett seats from late 80s early 90s is this true and how easy will it go in i want to just go in no fuss no mess no welding just bolt on and done.

Please help with suggestions.
 

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As a starting point, here's a useful list of seats with small dimensions which might fit in an Opel GT... http://www.flyinmiata.com/tech/seats.asp

However, I believe the shoulder width on a GT seat is closer to 20", pressing against the door. If you find a seat you like, go to a dealer and test fit it first. I think the problem with most aftermarket seats is that your butt rests too high off the floor, and your head will hit the roof.

Some of those aftermarket companies also offer sliders and brackets for some applications, but I guarantee you'll need to do some fabricating in any event.

Miata and Fiero seats seem to be popular swaps around here. For my Opel GT spyder project, I'm using a pair of old Triumph Spitfire seats, which have all the correct dimensions. Porsche 914 buckets would be another good alternative.

Walter
 

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If you go to "notavett's" site, he has the quick and dirty of how to put in Recaros from the BMW 320i Other than straight bolt in, his method is by far the easiest I have ever seen!!! I think his site is
www.opelmotorsport.com corect me if I'm wrong
 

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Recaro rail measurement . . .

BQS4 said:
OK, my bad!!!! it's www.opelgtmotorsport.com

Here's the link to the Recaro install article

http://www.opelgtmotorsport.com/recaroinstall.html
Only one problem with the center-to-center rail dimensions for the seat, it's 29cm, not 29mm. I think he got it confused with the fourth picture that measures the bottom of seat to bottom of rail with a white ruler. THAT measurement IS 29mm! Guess that's what you get when you DON'T grow up with the Metric system! ;)
 
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