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w116john

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will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« on: 28 May 2019, 08:49 AM »
hi all

there is a good looking set of mbtex bamboo seats for near me and they look pretty good, not committed to them yet but

my question are rhd and lhd seats the same? anyone done this?

new leather can look too new and is shocking price wise, for me i would prefer to find an old leather bamboo seat but i haven't seen one
so mbtex might be an option if they fit.

all the best
john

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Re: will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« Reply #1 on: 28 May 2019, 12:41 PM »
You would think so but the driver's seat is the only adjustable one with the handle on the wrong side. At least seems that way with mine.
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Re: will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« Reply #2 on: 28 May 2019, 01:31 PM »
hi marku

that would be a problem,  i wonder if you could swap the mechanism ?

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Re: will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« Reply #3 on: 28 May 2019, 09:12 PM »
I think you can swap the slabs and use your tracks.
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Re: will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« Reply #4 on: 29 May 2019, 09:07 AM »
thats what i was hoping, the armrest is rhd and they are different as well but not an issue really?

i will update if i buy them

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Re: will a rhd seats fit a lhd car
« Reply #5 on: 03 June 2019, 03:50 AM »
Could you not take them for the mbtex skins alone?
I mixed and matched some identical skins from a donor car some years back. My seats look magic.
I kept my original frames. (I'd had them resprung).
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