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Old 07-17-2005, 10:52 PM   #1
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BMW M3 Office Seats =)

Always wanted to try this...so I gave it a shot today =)



Casters w/ locking feature...$8 Home Depot



Added a few spacers...



Attached...



Here's a few pix of underneath the seat...





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Old 07-17-2005, 10:52 PM   #2
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I have an extra wiring harness that includes the conenctor...



Here the pin outs...





Removed everything but power...



Attached it to a portable battery source...



Here's the chair done...







And sure enough all the chairs adjustable features work...here's a vid to prove it =)

http://e46.mit.edu/images/2005-07-17...s/MVI_1377.avi

http://e46.mit.edu/images/2005-07-17%20BMW%20Office%20Seats/MVI_1381.avi

heated switch will come next =)
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:54 PM   #3
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You are amazing man. Now maybe we can convert one of those into a dental chair......
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:54 PM   #4
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nice skills but why do you have so many m3 seats?
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:55 PM   #5
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:57 PM   #6
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dude that is so awesome. I always wanted an office chair like that. You the man!!
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:59 PM   #7
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:08 PM   #8
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:27 PM   #9
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Old 07-18-2005, 12:15 AM   #10
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Old 07-18-2005, 12:20 AM   #11
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if u made those a little neater, u could sell them like hotcakes!

would need to be height adjustable, with nice fit and finish... i'd rock it!

heated and power? amazing
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:10 AM   #12
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:19 AM   #13
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I'd be happy to take some of those extra seats off your hands lol!
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:20 AM   #14
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Or Ill trade you my non heated ones for your heated ones
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:22 AM   #15
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That's really awesome man!!
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:45 AM   #17
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Now those are some expensive office chairs. That's tight, though.
I wish I had a few M3 seats just lying around.

Now that your engine swap is almost finished, what's next? You gonna turn it into a convertible sedan?
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this guys consistenly posts the coolest write ups.
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Old 07-18-2005, 05:48 PM   #20
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You are amazing man. Now maybe we can convert one of those into a dental chair......

and follow buy surgical tables?
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