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Old 04-21-2013, 12:23 PM   #1
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Vert Seats in Sedan: swap rails or issues?

I cannot find a DIY on how to fit Vert seats in a sedan, help!?
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:10 PM   #2
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Seat Belt Removal DIY

Ok changing up ideas, can i remove the seat belts from the b-pillars without causing any problems? Use the seatbelts from these vert seats.

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Old 04-30-2013, 12:06 PM   #3
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Re: Permanent Seat Belt Removal, cause any problems?

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Shouldn't be a problem as the SRS still sees a seatbelt, pretensioner etc. only issue might be to see that the under seat electrical connectors all fit.
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Electrical connectors fit, but there is a problem. Seat rails are different widths.....uhoh.
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:59 PM   #6
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Can't swap them out with originals?
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Re: Permanent Seat Belt Removal, cause any problems?

Don't think it will make a difference, the width difference is like 11/2.Attachment 505081Attachment 505082Attachment 505083Attachment 505084Click image for larger version

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Re: Vert Seats in Sedan: swap rails or issues?

Didn't happen, so i have some e46 vert m seats available, anyone interested?

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so why would you even want vert seats in a sedan?
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I got a good deal on them, and they were M seats....
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mmmm...i hear you... my set is in great condition, otherwise id likely buy em.
kinda shocked they dont fit, as coupe to sedan seems to be a direct swap..but the integrated seatbelt probably needed the wider rails.
I say keep em, and try to score some vert seat rails, id imagine the mounting points in the floor are already pre drilled if not shared, and just need to be popped.
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mmmm...i hear you... my set is in great condition, otherwise id likely buy em.
kinda shocked they dont fit, as coupe to sedan seems to be a direct swap..but the integrated seatbelt probably needed the wider rails.
I say keep em, and try to score some vert seat rails, id imagine the mounting points in the floor are already pre drilled if not shared, and just need to be popped.
The problem is the mount points, they are not the same, would have to custom drill mount points, not worth it.
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id bet money theyre already pre stamped... i really doubt its a whole different piece, just needs to be popped out.
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I already found a good deal on some sport seats that fit the sedan that were in better shape, so I'm just going to try and sell these now.
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