[TR] Triumphs Digest, Vol 7, Issue 198
spamiam at comcast.net
Tue Jul 22 17:29:53 MDT 2014
I installed 1997 miata seats last year. Up to then I had my original leather
1966 TR4A seats. The drivers side developed a tiny full thickness tear and was
going to get worse fast. Also those seats gave me no upper back support. The
top of the seat ends below my shoulder blades. Not at all comfortable for more
than 45 minutes
The miata seats are quite firm, but fit me well. I really appreciate the upper
The modification is easily reversed on about 1 hr or less.
I will be installing the Goodparts CV axles, also totally reversible, but a
nice functional upgrade
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On Jul 22, 2014, at 10:21 AM, triumphs-request at autox.team.net wrote:
> Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:22:05 -0400
> From: Jack Mc <McGaheyRx at aol.com>
> To: John Macartney <john.macartney at ukpips.org.uk>
> Cc: "<triumphs at autox.team.net>" <triumphs at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [TR] Triumphs Digest, Vol 7, Issue 198
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>> On Jul 21, 2014, at 7:21 PM, "John Macartney"
<john.macartney at ukpips.org.uk>
>> Are Miata seats supposed to be comfortable? I spent last Saturday as a
>> Navigator on a club run for MX5's (the Miata for Europe) and was glad to
>> home. What an utterly boring car. No rattles, no clunks, no unexpected
>> twitches from the back end and all too quiet for me in every respect - and
>> those seats were h**l !!!!!
> John, your comments strike a certain note for me: I can't help but take
> of the fact that the only reason Miata seats are so easily obtained is that
> Miata owners can't stand them and can't wait to get rid of them.
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