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Old 08-29-2013, 02:06 PM   #15
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Almost 400 miles on my car now and I love them. I can't think of any cons other than the price. I would buy them again if given the chance, very comfortable.
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:13 PM   #16
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Actually like them better then stock.
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:18 PM   #17
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Back cup holder, I had
You know how our cupholders are one in front of the other? The one closest to the shifter is easy to reach, the bolster blocks the one behind it. I also agree with the back seat reach. I had my briefcase back there and I had to pull over to get it. I would also say you have to step into the car differently, not a con but you dont want to ruin the side bolsters.

I would say this. If you are used to a race car seat (I wondered if these would be like a race car seat, hard, grabs you, should be custom fit but couldn't be from Chevy as a mass produced product) then these are nothing like a race car seat. These are really nice and I would do them again in a heartbeat
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:22 PM   #18
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I have the stock seats and as the Recaros would have been a really nice addition I look at everytihng else I have and wouldnt be able to give up anything else for them. I love the RS package (the HID's, Halos, LED tails) looks really really good. the NPP I wouldn't be able to do without and If I was to get the Recaro's to make up the cost I would have had to give up NPP + Sunroof. The stocks are just as nice IMO. BUT Those Recaro's do look really freaking mean.

I just did a 700 mile road trip in my 1LE this past weekend and the stock seats were very comfortable and I was playing very aggressively with a 911 Turbo for a few hundred miles and I was held in place as well.

Take away... If you have the money do it, if not, well then you have nothing you can harp on if you dont
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:57 PM   #19
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It's really going to depend of your body type and size. I'm tall and wide so the Recaros are not comfortable for me at all. I would not buy them. The standard seats are much more suited for me.

Also, if you're not going to track the car, I would pass on the Recaros. That's $2k that can be spent elsewhere.
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:58 PM   #20
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Thanks a lot for the info and opinions on the seats. I just would hate to order them before I had any idea of how they feel.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:01 PM   #21
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Also is there any thing different when ordering them on a 1SS VS 2SS or are they the same?
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:07 PM   #22
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Also is there any thing different when ordering them on a 1SS VS 2SS or are they the same?
2SS they are heated. 1SS they are not. Only difference.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:08 PM   #23
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Thanks a lot for the info and opinions on the seats. I just would hate to order them before I had any idea of how they feel.
Where do you live? Might have a member who would meet up with you. Otherwise I am sure you could sell them easily.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #24
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I'm in Alamogordo, New Mexico and all the dealers in my area won't order a 1le or ss with the recaros unless its a preorder. The only one that even knew what a 1le was has a '13 inferno orange. But Im 6'2" and it has the sunroof that equaled very little head room.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:33 PM   #25
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Too bad you weren't asking earlier. I drove my car through Albuquerque
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:39 PM   #26
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It's really going to depend of your body type and size. I'm tall and wide so the Recaros are not comfortable for me at all. I would not buy them. The standard seats are much more suited for me.

Also, if you're not going to track the car, I would pass on the Recaros. That's $2k that can be spent elsewhere.
I'll not tall but I am wide (bummer) so they would not fit me at all. One reason I bought one of the last 2013 in my state as it had all of my preferred options and I wouldn't have got the Recaros anyway. I do wish my seats had suede inserts which I might add later on.
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:42 PM   #27
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Would 6'2" 205lbs be considered to tall and/or wide?
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:43 PM   #28
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Would 6'2" 205lbs be considered to tall and/or wide?
That can vary from person to person. Probably not though. I'm a good 3 inches taller and weigh more than that.
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