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Post by Ranjan » Sat May 11, 2019 6:17 pm

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Do any of you have on of these fitted or bought one:

http://www.plantedtechnology.com/produc ... right.html

Are they worth the money in terms of fitting and quality of build.
About to order one but I thought I had better check it out with you lot first.

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by 13Black » Sat May 11, 2019 6:31 pm

See Eddie_r32 and kiwigaz as they've had them in the past - should be able to find their comments in the search but kiwigaz may not reply to messages as he's sold the car now.
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Ranjan » Sat May 11, 2019 6:41 pm

Nick,

Thanks for that; I remember examining Gareth's seat base and liking it, did not realise it was a Planted.
I will go ahead and order one.

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Post by 13Black » Sat May 11, 2019 7:06 pm

I think there's some talk about it possibly not being MSA compliant if that's something you're after for some reason.
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Ray888 » Sat May 11, 2019 7:14 pm

I’m looking at getting some bucket seats, so the Planted base allows the side mounts to be installed onto it? Gather if adding a sliding base will make it too high?

Also, what do you do with the seat airbag sensor?
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Post by 13Black » Sat May 11, 2019 7:27 pm

Pssh, sliding base.
Keep it fixed so that would-be thieves can't drive your car away... or in Ed's case: so that I can't safely drop it off back at his place :lol:

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Ranjan » Sat May 11, 2019 10:09 pm

13Black wrote:
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I think there's some talk about it possibly not being MSA compliant if that's something you're after for some reason.
No need for compliance; I have an out of date carbon race seat which is too good to throw away so I will put in the 8 for track days.

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat May 11, 2019 10:12 pm

That picture is scary :lol:
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Eddie_r32 » Sat May 11, 2019 10:18 pm

GreySilver Beast wrote:
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That picture is scary :lol:
Imagine how scary It is when it's your car.

But yes good bits of kit, I had a Chinese one for the passenger side and you can definetly notice the difference, funnily enough the Chinese one had a slightly better seating position!
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat May 11, 2019 10:30 pm

I think there is a Welsh version made by NeilParry so could be worth a PM to him
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Ranjan » Sun May 12, 2019 3:18 am

Ay Caramba!

Now you tell me Neil makes them #-o
I have already ordered one.
Does Neil make anything else interesting before I go buying from other people?

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sun May 12, 2019 10:04 pm

Err! Oops! If you want a roll cage he produces a very professional looking piece of kit.
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Neilparry » Sun May 12, 2019 10:04 pm

Ranjan wrote:Ay Caramba!

Now you tell me Neil makes them #-o
I have already ordered one.
Does Neil make anything else interesting before I go buying from other people?

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Post by Eddie_r32 » Sun May 12, 2019 10:19 pm

I can Reccomend a cage from Neil
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Ranjan » Mon May 13, 2019 3:42 am

Neilparry wrote:
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Ranjan wrote:Ay Caramba!

Now you tell me Neil makes them #-o
I have already ordered one.
Does Neil make anything else interesting before I go buying from other people?

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Neil,

I will be touch about a roll cage and a few other bits; I will send you a PM when I get back from this business trip.

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Neilparry » Fri May 17, 2019 3:38 pm

Update
Seat base / bracket
Fabricated and in the post. Should arrive Monday.

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Eddie_r32 » Fri May 17, 2019 3:56 pm

I may need one, will be in touch :)
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Neilparry » Fri May 17, 2019 5:22 pm

Eddie_r32 wrote:I may need one, will be in touch :)
My turnaround was pretty rapid as I already had the mig fired up on all cylinders doing some work for Wayne. Not normally that quick Image

I’ll wait for some actual feedback from Ranjan when he gets it fitted as a benchmark before I start production.

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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Essex2Visuvesi » Fri May 17, 2019 10:59 pm

You think you could knock some up for an RX7 FC?
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Post by Neilparry » Sat May 18, 2019 12:02 am

Essex2Visuvesi wrote:You think you could knock some up for an RX7 FC?
I need a floor to make a template and I know no one close to me with an fc


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Post by Essex2Visuvesi » Sat May 18, 2019 9:36 am

OK no worries.
I do have an idea that may work tho..... I'll drop you a PM once I've done some testing
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Post by Eddie_r32 » Sat May 18, 2019 9:58 am

Neilparry wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 5:22 pm
Eddie_r32 wrote:I may need one, will be in touch :)
My turnaround was pretty rapid as I already had the mig fired up on all cylinders doing some work for Wayne. Not normally that quick Image

I’ll wait for some actual feedback from Ranjan when he gets it fitted as a benchmark before I start production.

How’s the new mods going


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I'm sure you will be doing some more stuff for Wayne soon :p

New mods are coming along, had a chat with Scott the other day and things are moving nicely :) . When it's done I may bring it up to a Welsh meet.
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Re: Planted seat base

Post by Neilparry » Sat May 18, 2019 3:43 pm

Soooo will we see it at jdm


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