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Old 17 March 2011, 18:50   #1
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Home made suspension seats on ebay

Just saw these on Ebay, thought someone might be interested.

Nothing whatsoever to do with me!! - Just browsed them as you do!!

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Full-Suspensio...#ht_500wt_1156
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Old 17 March 2011, 18:56   #2
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I like the "back of a fag packet" drawing of them

Worth having if they stay at 100
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Old 18 March 2011, 04:40   #3
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suspension seats

Ad says they came off a Scorpion rib,anyone know why?
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Look at them from the side. You would need some serious reinforcement to the floor they were bolted to. The first time you hit a big one with two adults sat in those they would drop forward ripping up the deck. Take a look at some pro developed and manufactured shock seating and you will see that all the force is directed in a straight line down onto the base. These seats are on too small a base and way too far out in front of it IMHO.
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It is one of those things which will just leave a messy DIY result!
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Look at them from the side. You would need some serious reinforcement to the floor they were bolted to. The first time you hit a big one with two adults sat in those they would drop forward ripping up the deck. Take a look at some pro developed and manufactured shock seating and you will see that all the force is directed in a straight line down onto the base. These seats are on too small a base and way too far out in front of it IMHO.

Agree, shame as quite a lot of work seems to have gone into the fabrication of the seat frame but you would have to ditch the base and fabricate a much stronger mount protruding forward underneath the seats themselves.
Are they fitted with Ohlins shockers?....if it is its worth 100 just for those.

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Agree, shame as quite a lot of work seems to have gone into the fabrication of the seat frame but you would have to ditch the base and fabricate a much stronger mount protruding forward underneath the seats themselves.
Are they fitted with Ohlins shockers?....if it is its worth 100 just for those.

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Ditch the base and bolt them to the floor of an old Landrover, now that would be fun!
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Ditch the base and bolt them to the floor of an old Landrover, now that would be fun!


Great minds think alike,... Im currently watching them with the view of fitting them to my old dumper truck! You just cant beat a bling'ed up dumper truck!

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Going,Going,GONE.
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Not a bad finish price.. Recovering of my seat cost almost as much!
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