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RECARO's... what ones to go for?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by SneakaFreaka83, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. SneakaFreaka83
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    SneakaFreaka83 ASN is hazardous 2 your wallet

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    Hey guys,..

    looking at potentially changing the front seats on my motor and wondering what ones to go for?not sure what ones will be a direct fit if any so any links or advice would be appreciated... :racer:
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    You want S3 recaros, they are OEM and the prettiest by a mile, like mine (although mine are RS4)

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    the OEM S3's are nice, but i'm partial to the Recaro A8s. there's more support on the shoulders and i prefer the way they look. and with your Ice Blue car get them in white with Ice Blue colour coded backs and they'll look mint...

    N8 do you mind if i ask how much you paid MJ for your retrim? i've got part leather S-Line seats and was wanting full leather with red double stitching
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    I don't mind, but he will if I give out the price I paid, call Mike on 01274 533370
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    thanks guys..... N8 mind me asking what the seats are like in regards to moving them forward and back as obviously I have a 3 door so wanna check if they are a pain in the arse or not... cheers buddy.... oh and how much did you actually pay for the recaros before the retrim?..
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    My car is a SB and the seats are RS4s from a saloon so I don't have any trouble with access. But the 3door S3 ones are a right swine to move backwards and forwards, any S3 owner with them who says otherwise is a liar. I paid £1700 for full RS4 interior and sold all the other bits along with my front seats so it worked out quite well overall.
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    ahh wicked thanks bro.. yeh knew ya had a sportsback but didnt know how well the recliner works.. but thanks for that.... heard you have a lot of bits for sale N8.. mind PM me with anything you have as may be interested in things moving forward.. thanks again.....
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    Yes...they are.
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    I've only got KW TDI coilovers, Mk2 TT Sat Nav and 19" Satin Grey BBS Split Rims
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    In what way?
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    So worth it though, just got mine and love them
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    Pics please Ry! What are you gonna do about what we discussed?
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    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    Have been well busy all weekend. Am now in Manchester in a pub bout to go to utd vs Newcastle. All I can say is buckets seats are amazing.. Change drive of the car! And nath I'm gonna do something cool around Xmas time with them..
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    Your a bloody good lad Ry!
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    I WANT YOUR SEATS !!!!!!! lol
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    :laugh:
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    Would look better in a Blood red retrim in mine though lol hehe
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    Ha Ha
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    :friends:
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    as soon as I've cleaned it I'll get some pics up. She's so dirty, just how I like them :nyah:
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    :ninja: :happy:
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    Where did u get your seats from dude?...
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    Guy who was sellin on rs246 forum
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    nathan! yours car is amazing the trim is proper had a good look around it at mivw!

    Ash.
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    Hi Ash,

    Nice to see you on this forum, and good move up from the Golf! What plans you got for yours? Suzuka + buckets = epic win, nice one lad.
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    N8 are the RS4's different in the sense of more functionality? Could have swore I read this somewhere before..
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    adjustable bolsters mate
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    Electric Bolsters and lumbar also.
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    Doesnt S3 buckets have lumbar????

    N8 do you have a shot of the buttons on the side? Want to know what to look out for if I search for seats.

    I'm thinking buckets wouldn't work out in my 3 door car as I'd probably explode if someone was to scuffed my interiror with their boots trying to get in and out.
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    Which ones to go for ?
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    Just for you Phillip

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    show off :lmfao:
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    trust me it is a bit like that.. i almost want to die when people get in and out! once ive had a retrim im going to ban all rear passengers... :rulez:
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    :laugh:
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    N8, was the wiring very different for the extra toys?
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    pics are up in Build Thread Nath..
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    No quite simple I think, Mr Andrew did it.
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    Thanks N8.

    Oh more gadgets!!

    What are the two switches on the left?

    Is the round dial on the right the electric forward and backwards adjustments?

    Do the RS4 seats fold forward ?
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    Lol - say you declared insurance on your car for 2 seats only now so you can't drive rear passegers :laugh:
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