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Old 08-20-2005, 10:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Apparantly my installer is telling me that the manual seats I got from a 1998 E36 sedan cannot be install in a pre 1997 E36 sedan-which is my car. He also said he didn't remember why.

Did BMW change something in the seats in the E36 in the year 1997. I can understand electric powered seats being wired differently as the years changed but simple manual powered seats should be the same for all years of the E36.

Am I right?

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From those pics they look like a tan version of my seat. I've never taken mine out so I don't know how the brackets and such work, but those are identical as far as levers and everything else go.


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