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Old 10-21-2012, 08:17 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by M Shark View Post
Don't forget the weight disparity of having power seats and manual seats. And have you used manual seats before? It's way quicker to adjust than powered seats.

Also listen to about 8:50 on the video and what Mr Harris has to say about cars that have lesser technology in them.
Manual seats are 2 lbs per seat lighter than power.

You never have to wait on power seats because seat memory means they're always in your position.

Manual seats don't hold you in place well because they don't have adjustable side bolstering and cause back pain because they don't have lumbar support.

My first e46 M3 had manual seats because I was thinking like you were. Never again. They're far, far worse.

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