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Old 08-20-2013, 10:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Lotus Elise/Exige Seat Shopping Guide

Planning on doing some research and compiling info here on elise/exige seating options, colors, mounting, replicas, etc. If you want to contribute or correct anything that I may find, please do feel free to post below. Thanks!


I'll get this started with some random info off the top of my head. Again, please feel free to add to or correct what I've got!

OEM Options
05 - Non-Probax
06+ - Probax



Mounting
Chance91
Flipside Customs
Infinit Fab
RyokuRob

Replicas
British Racing Group
Infinit Fab

Other Links
NuBax.com - About ProBax
Lotus Elise Seats by RevLimiter
Lotus TrimShop
The Lotus Position by Nik Berg @ The Telegraph
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've got a tan (leather) non probax Elise seat in my 95, I need to adjust it to suit me but just sitting inside it feels nice. Also has the inflatable lumbar support.. I kinda wish I held out for probax though..
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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hey thanks for the input! can you confirm that it is out of an 05? do you do any autox by chance? wondering how well these will hold you in
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you can also get aftermarket lotus seats through Autokonexion as well
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oh very interesting, got a link to more info on those?
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you can also get aftermarket lotus seats through Autokonexion as well
The Autokonexion seats are InfinitFab seats.
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I have Lotus Probax Trim Shop seats in black in my NA. Mine are design #9. From what I understand, they are an OEM option. I'm running flipside brackets. They seem to be OK. I like that they use the miata sliders so they are adjustable, but I wouldn't mind going lower with the RyokuRob ones.



link to a thread I found on the trim shop seats below:

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f92/...t-ideas-34230/

and here they are in the car:



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Old 08-20-2013, 09:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
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wow those look great! so how exactly does the trim shop work? i gather from Robert Puertas in the thread that

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do you need to provide seats or is the pricing on page 2 the price of the seat customized to your liking??
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They also make a hans compatible one that came in the Lotus Cup cars: http://shop.britishracinggroup.com/E...-LOTEXV6CS.htm

Those would be outside the budget of Miata driver though

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holy crap....
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its a norm that the seats cost more than a miata ...
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I like this thread very very very much.
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if anyone happens to know the material and color options by year of standard configuration, that'd save me a lot of trouble lol. i believe i've seen black, tan, red, cloth, leather, or a combination of the two, lots of work to get this thread more complete!
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its a shame that the seats cost more than a miata ...
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