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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-29-2005, 06:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking into buying some new seats on ebay but am not sure if they will fit in my e30. The austion says "they have standard bolts and will fit any current subframe (custom bracket) eg Recaro, Cobra, Corbeau, Sparco etc"

I could buy a couple subframes for a couple hundred dollars but I have read that people have made custom brackets themselves. Can anyone advise how to do this?

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Old 05-30-2005, 05:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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my seats are bottom mount, and what i did was use two pieces of 2x2x3/16 angle aluminum bolted together to form a 'z' shape. i drilled some extra holes so i could mount the seat back or foward and tilted. if you want to run sliders, you could easily tie some in from summit or jegs.
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