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Old 12-10-2017, 11:39 PM   #1
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Recaros in a 2013 ZL1 Convertible?

Anyone swap Recaros into a ZL1 Convertible? I have a 2013 and would like to add them. They never came from the factory, and I was wondering if there was a specific reason.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:57 PM   #2
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Old 12-12-2017, 05:12 PM   #3
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They weren't available as an option until 2014.
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Old 12-12-2017, 09:50 PM   #4
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They weren't available as an option until 2014.
I am well aware of that. It wasn't my question.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:43 AM   #5
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I am well aware of that. It wasn't my question.
Your question was vague and ambiguous. My bad.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:47 AM   #6
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Your question was vague and ambiguous. My bad.
Really? I asked if anyone ever installed Recaros in their Camaro Convertible. Pretty straight forward question. If you ask me.

Now, if I said Hey guys, When did they start installing Recaro Seats in the 5th Gen Camaros?, your answer would have been valuable.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:05 AM   #7
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Hey, 2ss-booya, how dare you misconstrue his initial question!

LOL! I was going to answer the same exact way. "They weren't offered until 2014 (in coupes only).". I'm glad I didn't, I would've gotten a reprimanded too. Anyways, I do believe it has to do with the side-curtain airbags. I'd like to install them in my vert!
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Old 12-17-2017, 08:13 AM   #8
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I will avoid the tension in this thread and add my 2 cents...

I understand they will physically fit in a vert. But as RH96ss points out, the lack of side airbags in a vert creates a problem. Basically, the side airbag “wires” would have no where to go, so the other airbags might not work properly. I wouldn’t want to mess with that, but I would truly LOVE to have Recaros in my ‘13 vert. I think I read on here somewhere that someone’s has done it, though. Don’t remember for sure. Anyone else know?

It’s one of the only reasons I would consider a different Camaro. But I love IOM verts, so I’m 100% out of luck. Lol...
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:13 AM   #9
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Anyone swap Recaros into a ZL1 Convertible? I have a 2013 and would like to add them. They never came from the factory, and I was wondering if there was a specific reason.
It says right there they never came from the factory...

Maybe you SS boys should go back to the Kiddie table.....

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Old 12-17-2017, 01:10 PM   #10
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It says right there they never came from the factory...

Maybe you SS boys should go back to the Kiddie table.....

Flamesuit On !!!!
I'd keep that flamesuit on, 'cause it looks like he's got 5 Camaros, including a '13 ZL1.
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Old 12-17-2017, 02:35 PM   #11
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Uh oh, now my post was vague and ambiguous...dammit

I was defending the OP's original question, didn't catch the fact he has SS's also.

Oh well, it happens when you play with fire...LOL
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Old 12-17-2017, 07:34 PM   #12
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LOL! This thread is awesome.
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:58 PM   #13
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I step in to answer a question one time....lol
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