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      06-18-2018, 04:18 PM   #45
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I like the width of the Pole Positions but I don't like the angle of the seat back relative to thighs.
Not many people fit info a Pole Position seat properly. As an alternative, you may want to look into the new Sparco Q-RTR seat.



The QRT-R is the first seat to feature Sparco’s patented QRT ultra-light technology. This QRT Technology gives an unparalleled mechanical strength/weight ratio for fiberglass composite racing seats. QRT Technology gives an average weight savings of 7lbs (up to 10lbs +) per shell. The main benefit is that QRT-R seat approaches the weight of a carbon fiber seat at a price of a fiberglass seat. The QRT-R seat shell weighs 9.9 lbs. The QRT-R has a unique CAD design that features a lower seating position that can fit a larger/taller driver with the exterior dimensions that can fit into smaller vehicles. The QRT-R is FIA approved.

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• Lightweight QRT Technology (7-10lbs weight savings)
• Lower seating position that can fit taller/larger drivers
• Smaller outer dimensions for small vehicle fitment
• FIA approved
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      06-19-2018, 07:21 AM   #46
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Not many people fit info a Pole Position seat properly. As an alternative, you may want to look into the new Sparco Q-RTR seat.


The QRT-R is the first seat to feature Sparco’s patented QRT ultra-light technology. This QRT Technology gives an unparalleled mechanical strength/weight ratio for fiberglass composite racing seats. QRT Technology gives an average weight savings of 7lbs (up to 10lbs +) per shell. The main benefit is that QRT-R seat approaches the weight of a carbon fiber seat at a price of a fiberglass seat. The QRT-R seat shell weighs 9.9 lbs. The QRT-R has a unique CAD design that features a lower seating position that can fit a larger/taller driver with the exterior dimensions that can fit into smaller vehicles. The QRT-R is FIA approved.

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• Lightweight QRT Technology (7-10lbs weight savings)
• Lower seating position that can fit taller/larger drivers
• Smaller outer dimensions for small vehicle fitment
• FIA approved
I ordered one from you guys a couple weeks ago, just waiting on them to be in stock. Moving my EvoII over to the passenger side.
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Sat in some nice OMP WRC-R's today

XL was gaming chair comfy too much lateral leg room.

L was almost spot on - minus the harness pass through being a tad low

5'11 - 190

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Sat in some nice OMP WRC-R's today

XL was gaming chair comfy too much lateral leg room.

L was almost spot on - minus the harness pass through being a tad low

5'11 - 190

Any other ideas?
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Tall fat guy checking in.

I'm 6'2, 315lb. 48 inch pant waist. Fitting into most seats can be a challenge. I use a RaceTech WRT4119W. Most comfortable seat I tried. Can drive 3+ hours in it to a track and not get any back or tailbone pain (which is rare for me in ANY seat). Love this seat.

Downside, it's $2k.
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has anyone used one of those custom creafoam bead seat kits with an aluminum shell to make a custom race seat? kirkey racing will make a custom shell based on your specs (i don't know how much it costs), and the foam kits are $400. thats assuming i need the large seat kit.


https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/pr...p?Product=4525

https://www.kirkeyracing.com/category/RR/road-race
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Not many people fit info a Pole Position seat properly. As an alternative, you may want to look into the new Sparco Q-RTR seat.

TECHNOLOGY
• Lightweight QRT Technology (7-10lbs weight savings)
• Lower seating position that can fit taller/larger drivers
• Smaller outer dimensions for small vehicle fitment
• FIA approved[/I]
Hey Tom,

Can you either let me know here or PM me a price for two of these?

Thanks.
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Hey Tom,

Can you either let me know here or PM me a price for two of these?

Thanks.
PM coming your way
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Not many people fit info a Pole Position seat properly. As an alternative, you may want to look into the new Sparco Q-RTR seat.



The QRT-R is the first seat to feature Sparco’s patented QRT ultra-light technology. This QRT Technology gives an unparalleled mechanical strength/weight ratio for fiberglass composite racing seats. QRT Technology gives an average weight savings of 7lbs (up to 10lbs +) per shell. The main benefit is that QRT-R seat approaches the weight of a carbon fiber seat at a price of a fiberglass seat. The QRT-R seat shell weighs 9.9 lbs. The QRT-R has a unique CAD design that features a lower seating position that can fit a larger/taller driver with the exterior dimensions that can fit into smaller vehicles. The QRT-R is FIA approved.

TECHNOLOGY
• Lightweight QRT Technology (7-10lbs weight savings)
• Lower seating position that can fit taller/larger drivers
• Smaller outer dimensions for small vehicle fitment
• FIA approved
do you guys have any of these in the showroom that i may come and sit in?
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do you guys have any of these in the showroom that i may come and sit in?
Yes, drop on by.
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do you guys have any of these in the showroom that i may come and sit in?
I love mine, slightly more snug than my old Evo II US but also has a taller back with the harness holes being slightly higher

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do you guys have any of these in the showroom that i may come and sit in?
I love mine, slightly more snug than my old Evo II US but also has a taller back with the harness holes being slightly higher

How tall are you?
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I'm between 6'03" and 6'04", and 230lbs. These seats are worthless for me at the track.
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How tall are you?
5'10" about 205lbs size 34 waist

I have some wiggle room and I am at the lower end of the harness holes
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Is the Recaro Profi XL still the go to seat for tall big guys?

(My car has sunroof and my head practically kisses the headliner with no helmet on...)

I'm 6'7 and 40" waist FWIW
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Is the Recaro Profi XL still the go to seat for tall big guys?

(My car has sunroof and my head practically kisses the headliner with no helmet on...)

I'm 6'7 and 40" waist FWIW
damn, i thought i had issues fitting.
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Is the Recaro Profi XL still the go to seat for tall big guys?

(My car has sunroof and my head practically kisses the headliner with no helmet on...)

I'm 6'7 and 40" waist FWIW
damn, i thought i had issues fitting.
yeah i literally really need much lower seat mounts, coupled with a seat which is lower than OEM unfortunately

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Is the Recaro Profi XL still the go to seat for tall big guys?

(My car has sunroof and my head practically kisses the headliner with no helmet on...)

I'm 6'7 and 40" waist FWIW
The RaceTech I mentioned above should fit you well. It's a wide/tall model. Some guys much skinnier than me but taller (I'm 6'2, I know someone who is 6'6 and uses it) use them.

In my E46 even on sliders I still have 2-3 inches of headroom with helmet on, but my E46 has no headliner and sun roof delete w/ CF insert.
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Is the Recaro Profi XL still the go to seat for tall big guys?

(My car has sunroof and my head practically kisses the headliner with no helmet on...)

I'm 6'7 and 40" waist FWIW
The RaceTech I mentioned above should fit you well. It's a wide/tall model. Some guys much skinnier than me but taller (I'm 6'2, I know someone who is 6'6 and uses it) use them.

In my E46 even on sliders I still have 2-3 inches of headroom with helmet on, but my E46 has no headliner and sun roof delete w/ CF insert.
unsure how the smallish halos would go on a street car?

The price is also a big factor plys id prefer the look of the recaro profi XL.

have to see if i can find one to try out!
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Tall fat guy checking in.

I'm 6'2, 315lb. 48 inch pant waist. Fitting into most seats can be a challenge. I use a RaceTech WRT4119W. Most comfortable seat I tried. Can drive 3+ hours in it to a track and not get any back or tailbone pain (which is rare for me in ANY seat). Love this seat.

Downside, it's $2k.
got a link? the only internet searches of that part# bring me back to this thread.
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got a link? the only internet searches of that part# bring me back to this thread.
https://racetech-usa.com/shop/seats/...WT-racing-seat

This is the exact one I bought, they also offer a version with the head restraints, but as a big guy I couldn't easily get in/out as quickly as I would like (for safety reasons) with the head restraint version.
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Any big guys running the sparco EVO III or ALPHA?

Found both for a great price but yeah doubt I'm going to fit...

Can get 15% off alpha's already discounted price from sparco italy works out around $580 USD delivered, or a guy selling a unused EVO III (seems to be discontinued now in 2018) in another state...

The racetech RT4119 WT (Wide & tall) seems the most accommodating, albeit they're 3 x times the price of the sparco's and quite a bit more serious looking with halo etc for my predominantly street car...
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