Carbon Fibre Seat Backs

lambertius

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Howdy,

My car has the dreaded sticky seat backs, so I've organised to have them replaced with genuine carbon fibre parts rather than getting them painted or wrapped. The parts will be $1600 a pair + shipping, and if you want an idea of quality I'm using the same supplier as https://www.carbonmiata.com/

I can pull the price down a bit if I get a couple of orders. Please let me know if you're interested!
 

slay

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How would you know the carbon fibre seat back would fit if they are not OEM.

Also, I think you probably need to account for duty when the shipment gets into UK.
 

lambertius

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I'm having the parts made - they'll be moulded off my existing parts. I'll be sending those off to the manufacturer. They'll be 1:1 copies.

Unfortunately duties on the receivers end are their responsibility.

I think like most I would want to see the finished article fitted to a GS before parting with £2k
Completely fair. I really just wanted to gauge interest and if someone is serious maybe organise a deposit to try and lower the price overall. If no one wants to join the party I'll order my own and anyone can pick up a set at a later date.

Also - if someone is seriously interested and just wants to see the results first, I'm happy for them to PM me and I'll follow up with them directly once the parts are ready.
 
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Scaf

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Is there a reason why you are using a supplier from the US, surely a U.K. firm could do this avoiding the need for duty and a lot easier to deal with any faults / minor tweaks.

Look forward to seeing the final results.
 

Zep

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Is there a reason why you are using a supplier from the US, surely a U.K. firm could do this avoiding the need for duty and a lot easier to deal with any faults / minor tweaks.

Look forward to seeing the final results.
The OP is in Australia so a US route is probably a bit easier.
 

azapa

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The enzo/stradale/victory carbon buckets are made by Sparco. I remember on their website some very similar, real carbon recliners. I seem to remember a price similar to what you are quoting above. Check out that route.
 

lambertius

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The supplier is in China, but carbon miata is a US company. I just wanted to give people and idea of what the end result would be.

I tried to get an Australian supplier while the AUD is weaker than light beer, but in typical Australian fashion I couldn't find anyone who wanted to do any work...