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      03-13-2013, 09:24 AM   #1
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e90 M3 Seat Desk Chair Build!

Hey Guys,

I may not be in exactly the right sub-forum, but I've been building this for about a month (finally got around to putting it together yesterday and have it at my desk). I made it from an e90 M3 seat that I bought as a pair and pulled out the rails/ motors/ wiring and mounted it to the base of an office chair.

Let me know what you guys think. Yes, it is surprisingly comfortable!

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      03-13-2013, 09:32 AM   #2
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I want one for my office....it would be like I never got out of the car!
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      03-13-2013, 09:54 AM   #3
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      03-13-2013, 11:01 AM   #4
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Badass!!! I wish I was more handy to do stuff like that!
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I like it, looks awesome.
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      03-13-2013, 11:43 AM   #7
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awesomeeeeee.
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i have a chair from http://pitstop.intro-techautomotive.com

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LOL nice! great concept
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Well done sir! Let me know when you start production. :-)
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      03-13-2013, 05:11 PM   #13
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Awesome build, I've got my spare drivers seat sitting in my house, should put it to good use!
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tell me the power adjustments work! I would then have an item to put on the bucket list.
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      03-13-2013, 05:36 PM   #15
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Sweet idea! I have two spares in my basement! I know my spring project!
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The electronics of this seat were all shot. Next one I'll try to hook up the power adjustments. The motors do add quite a bit of weight though
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Badass...would be even more badass if some crazy psycho make this chair with Performance Seats
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Dude I totally thought about doing this! Can u take a pic of the underneath so I can see how you mounted it
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Do the bolsters still inflate? lol
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Hey, no problem. Took a pic and labeled where the U-bolts are, etc. Basically I took off the electric motors and rails, U-bolted a pair of steel square bars to the horizontal cross-pieces on the chair, and bolted the top of the cylinder assembly to that.

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