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Old 05-19-2012, 10:40 PM   #3526
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Well, I got to drive Brandi last night for a little while...

As some of you know, I installed the Corbeau VX2000 racing seats...

They are being uninstalled this coming week...

They are not for me...

Time will tell what I decide to go with, but it will not be Corbeau seats....
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:59 PM   #3527
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What was wrong with them.
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:16 PM   #3528
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well, lets see...

I am going to try to get my money back on them,

The driver seat ratchet mechanism doesn't work... even under moderate acceleration the seat is flopping back and then springing forward.... It's quite disconcerting...

There is no front bolster support what so ever, and with the short side bolsters, you end up having to support your entire leg weight and after as short a time as 20-30 minutes, you have to prop your hand under your right leg to prevent the cramps of supporting your leg for that long...

There is no gain in head clearance at all.... From the seat position, to the headliner is the same distance... so no help with the helmet fit...

The seat padding might as well be two or three sheets of cardboard...

Not at all what I expected from the top of the line seats from Corbeau...
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:23 PM   #3529
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:28 PM   #3530
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The f-bod father
Pirate booty fun!
Diane,

Please tell everyone I said hello, and I really do wish I could be there...

Looks like Scott is welcomed, and the pirates booty looks good... lol...

Ya'll have a great time, and here's hoping for next year..
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Old 05-20-2012, 12:43 AM   #3531
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Got a lil' sideways last night, eh?

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Old 05-20-2012, 02:13 AM   #3532
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Old 05-20-2012, 03:06 AM   #3533
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Bummer about the seats...

But thanks a bunch for the Lug Nuts... they will match up perfectly w/ the SSX wheels.
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:46 AM   #3534
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:48 AM   #3535
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Bummer about the seats...

But thanks a bunch for the Lug Nuts... they will match up perfectly w/ the SSX wheels.
So you got em, good, glad you like them... I can't use them. New studs are way too long for them...
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #3536
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I am sure you've said it Robert but when are you going to try the Texas Mile?
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #3537
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Sorry to hear your not happy with the seats. What's the issue?

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Old 05-20-2012, 11:55 AM   #3538
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I need to check my work schedule and see ho October looks, that's the next running of it...
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:56 AM   #3539
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well, lets see...

I am going to try to get my money back on them,

The driver seat ratchet mechanism doesn't work... even under moderate acceleration the seat is flopping back and then springing forward.... It's quite disconcerting...

There is no front bolster support what so ever, and with the short side bolsters, you end up having to support your entire leg weight and after as short a time as 20-30 minutes, you have to prop your hand under your right leg to prevent the cramps of supporting your leg for that long...

There is no gain in head clearance at all.... From the seat position, to the headliner is the same distance... so no help with the helmet fit...

The seat padding might as well be two or three sheets of cardboard...

Not at all what I expected from the top of the line seats from Corbeau...
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These are my main problems with them...
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:43 PM   #3540
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:52 PM   #3541
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:17 PM   #3542
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So I've o ordered a set of screws for the slicks... Tomorrow, I'll be drilling the wheels and as soon as the screws show up, I'll be having the tires mounted...

I'm having the tires mounted and installing steel valve stems...

I don't want the slicks spinning on the rims at low pressure and hard launches...
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:07 PM   #3543
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Not at all what I expected from the top of the line seats from Corbeau...
thanks for testing these out for me Robert... let me know what we are trying next
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:14 PM   #3544
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:38 PM   #3546
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uhmmmmm......Thanks.... not sure how to respond here...

I will say my kids are all grown up and graduated from college... so this is a old fart project for me.... When I was your age, I couldn't have even afforded the car... Much less a Tom Henry Racing Edition...
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:02 PM   #3547
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Sorry about the seats bro. I was thinking about putting some CTS-V seats in mine, but I'm not sure if they'll fit. I did some research and it looks like they're 3-4K.

If you can't find anything else here's an idea.

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Sorry about the seats bro. I was thinking about putting some CTS-V seats in mine, but I'm not sure if they'll fit. I did some research and it looks like they're 3-4K.

If you can't find anything else here's an idea.

Got a contact for ordering those, or are they from the Skipette collection...???
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Seriously, if we can manage to run a rocker bar around the factory seat, I may go that route... and stay with the factory seats... They are so comfortable....
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