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Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Tue 05.09.2017, 17:08

Can anyone remember which spacer under the seat is different ?

I remember their being a different height to only one of them I think but can't remember which one.

Also I noticed that the spacers under an SE are different height to an S2 - why is this ? Different seat design ?
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Tue 05.09.2017, 17:30

Ok, so it's the rear outboard spacer that is different by approx 4mm whether it's an SE or S2.

When I put some washers together to make about 4mm the seat looks lop sided still, so still needs more of a lift.

Basically what I've noticed is that when I fitted Kermit's SE seats to my S2 without any spacers underneath (I need the space) I walked up to the car and noticed the drivers seat was falling brown to the left as you look at.
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby dapinky » Tue 05.09.2017, 17:35

I didn't know that the spacers were different between SE/S2 - every day is a school day!

... but I did (do?) know that the seat base design is different, so it makes sence to allow the S2 to be at a different height, I suppose....

Basically, the SE seat has a rubber diaphragm to support the driver, whilst the S2 has a metal sheet as a base below the foam - therefore, there should be far less 'sag' on an S2 seatbase, and thus less space is needed below???
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Tue 05.09.2017, 19:28

That seems to make sense yes !!

I need to get a spirit level on my seat as it's doing some strange things..........
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby theelanman » Wed 06.09.2017, 11:48

the se ones are bigger than the s2....
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Wed 06.09.2017, 12:14

As in deeper in the seat ?
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby theelanman » Wed 06.09.2017, 12:46

yes the se versions are taller.......
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby theelanman » Wed 06.09.2017, 12:53

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Re: Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Thu 07.09.2017, 06:57

I don't really understand this ? If the SE seats are taller and they have bigger spacers then surely you would sit a lot higher up in the car ?

You would have thought that the taller seat would have the smaller spacers, and the shallower seat the larger spacers ?!

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Re: Seat spacers

Postby theelanman » Thu 07.09.2017, 08:57

its all to do with your behind falling through the bottom of the seat...... :-D
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Re: Seat spacers

Postby simonbuk » Thu 07.09.2017, 09:07

Oh well, my bottom is now cared for in alot softer way and I still seem to be sitting equally or maybe a slight bit lower so I'll shut up !! :D
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