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      07-19-2017, 10:10 AM   #45
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I just installed the BK system in my car with Cobra Suzuka Pro GT (wide) seats. I utilized their side mounts, sub strap mount as well as their clip-in lap belt mounts. I'm very impressed. It's magical to utilize an OE slider. It is just so smooth. Everything is well thought out and went in with a reasonable amount of effort.
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I just installed the BK system in my car with Cobra Suzuka Pro GT (wide) seats. I utilized their side mounts, sub strap mount as well as their clip-in lap belt mounts. I'm very impressed. It's magical to utilize an OE slider. It is just so smooth. Everything is well thought out and went in with a reasonable amount of effort.
The OE slider is a game changer. The difference is so huge it's hard to use any other mount
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I just installed the BK system in my car with Cobra Suzuka Pro GT (wide) seats. I utilized their side mounts, sub strap mount as well as their clip-in lap belt mounts. I'm very impressed. It's magical to utilize an OE slider. It is just so smooth. Everything is well thought out and went in with a reasonable amount of effort.
The OE slider is a game changer. The difference is so huge it's hard to use any other mount
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For anyone who saw this and thought damn, wish they made something for bottom-mounts like the Sportster, there's this:

https://www.gmpperformance.com/

https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...caro-more.html

So at least one place in the world has done it, though I'm sure others have
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Finally getting this knocked out!

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So I'm down to the final bolt to disconnect the OE seat rails but don't have a tool that fits in to get this 19mm bolt out, any suggestions? Had better access on the other rail.
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I would suggest securing a 19mm thin flat wrench before attempting this, I couldn't find one but still got it done!
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Over one hurdle and on to the next, the included wiring instructions are for an e46. Any idea which wires go to which e30 switch pins?
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So I'm guessing yellow is ground since they are connected in the harness already, then green/purple must be for the other pin.

Then going into the harness, I'm guessing brown is ground red is power. We'll see!
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Main harness on seat:
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I found these pinouts in another post for the main seat harnesses, looks like it will be fairly straightforward to find power and ground. Still not sure if I have the motor wiring correct though, thoughts appreciated!



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Got the wiring sorted!

Leaving this here for the ease of others, feel free to PM with any questions.
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Mounting sub bar and connecting seat next!
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Harness bar and passenger seat are in, feels great to be harnessed in to your own car! Driver seat in progress.
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Just coded my car, followed the instructions in the earlier link in this thread. I also disabled my seat belt extenders following these instructions:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956553
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So I couldn't get the covered 19mm bolt off on the driver's seat, real mess. I ended up just repurposing my passenger rails on the driver's side until I can find a solution. I spent a ton of time on this particular bolt on both sides and can't recommend going this route right now for that reason. I might say just go for the fixed rails, they get you more helmet room anyway. Happy to discuss my issues further but wanted to get the warning out there before others dive in, hope to get something figured out for the passenger side but no rush.
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So I couldn't get the covered 19mm bolt off on the driver's seat, real mess. I ended up just repurposing my passenger rails on the driver's side until I can find a solution. I spent a ton of time on this particular bolt on both sides and can't recommend going this route right now for that reason. I might say just go for the fixed rails, they get you more helmet room anyway. Happy to discuss my issues further but wanted to get the warning out there before others dive in, hope to get something figured out for the passenger side but no rush.
No sure which bolt you are referring to but I had zero problems removing my manual sliders. Did you try an impact driver? If not that might help.
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So I couldn't get the covered 19mm bolt off on the driver's seat, real mess. I ended up just repurposing my passenger rails on the driver's side until I can find a solution. I spent a ton of time on this particular bolt on both sides and can't recommend going this route right now for that reason. I might say just go for the fixed rails, they get you more helmet room anyway. Happy to discuss my issues further but wanted to get the warning out there before others dive in, hope to get something figured out for the passenger side but no rush.
No sure which bolt you are referring to but I had zero problems removing my manual sliders. Did you try an impact driver? If not that might help.
Appreciate the advice, thanks. Unfortunately this bolt is covered and hard to access, likely only an issue on the electric seats. I took apart all kinds of parts to access it and don't think I could even get the OE seats back together now, oh well, track car!

Unless I am missing something I think you might need a special tool to get this bolt out correctly. I bought a thin 19mm wrench and that didn't cut it. I did get it out on the passenger side thankfully.

Also, don't mean to knock Brey Kraus on this at all, their products have amazing quality and they are dealing with all kinds of seat configurations here, confident they or someone else will solve the issue with this particular bolt.

Probably going to pick up one of their fixed seat bracket sets for the passenger side now, have electric sliders on driver's side at least!
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Harbor Freight has both tools you need to make the tool to fit that nut for under $50 just wear PPE
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^ Yep grind down a 19 until it fits.
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So feeling a bit foolish right now but simply raising up the seat before disconnecting it may have given me access to this nut, doh! Have the OE seat in a million pieces now, so need to consider if I can get it all back together or not, probably not but I hope others will learn from my mistakes and have better luck here. All of these nuts/bolts are red loctited which makes it difficult also, easy if you have direct access of course.
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