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no......sorry

what do your rear seats look like????

there are early and late seats

there is a chap making the frames again

 

for the early ones


The Faster You Drive...The Slower You Age

(Albert Einstein  14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955)

 

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a late interior

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this one then.....

try this one......

this is the early one

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The Faster You Drive...The Slower You Age

(Albert Einstein  14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955)

 

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Yup mine looks like the top one in my 68 bought 25 years ago and now restoring. The bottom ones look like the pic I sent tho don’t they? On eBay at the moment. J

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erm...not really 

your pic is of the Cobra retro Bucket seat as fitted to minis............

the early + seat is the same at the one in the 2 seat elan

its sort of squarer and a bit thinner

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cobra retro bucket

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The Faster You Drive...The Slower You Age

(Albert Einstein  14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955)

 

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put a request in on www.lotuselan.net if you're not on there already

:thumbup:


The Faster You Drive...The Slower You Age

(Albert Einstein  14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955)

 

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I remember someone said they thought the seats were from a jag or the day.......but Ive never found anything that looked quite right.........

I have seen many +2's with different seats.......MX5, Ford Ka........

you could even try these from an X Type........https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Jaguar-XJ6-electric-front-seats-pair-white-leather-wedding-car-kitcar/153440291508?hash=item23b9c10ab4:g:T04AAOSwf2pcpkxP

this is a 'just incase'..... if you cant find any originals :D


The Faster You Drive...The Slower You Age

(Albert Einstein  14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955)

 

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Apparently the jaguar xjs recaro manual (not powered) seats fit in the elan +2, but I haven't tried.

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Seats for a 69 Plus2, as an improvement on the originals:  

i am using a pair from a Mazda Miata.  I should have found out somehow that the earlier Miatas are easier to fit. However, I did manage to fit the pair from a more recent Miata.  Either model does require a bit of fettling (a term familiar to Brits).  Advantages:  built-in headrests for safety;  seat backs adjust, forward to ease access to the rear, and backward to recline.  In either case, movement is a bit limited.   By attaching the seats to the Lotus existing mounts, the normal fore and aft movements of the base of the seat are retained.  My new seats are black leather.  The upper forward face of the seats had a Mazda symbol, so I had an upholsterer stitch a plain black “lotus triangle with a rounded/curved base” to cover that symbol.  There IS a proper name for that...  

Pictures?   I’m a newby here, and don’t know how to do that.   No, these new seats don’t have the same stitching design, but I think they look great!!  

Colonial Robert. 

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