BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 Marketplace > Private Sellers - For Sale / Trade / Wanted > Interior Parts
 
EXXEL Distributions
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-12-2019, 02:16 AM   #1
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Recaro BMW Performance Seats

BIMMERPOST / Classifieds
Asking Price:
USD 3,000.00

Or Best Offer

Item Interest
Hello everyone,

Would anyone be interested in a set of bmw performance seats I've been building as a project?

I've been collecting parts for this project for almost a year, but an opportunity came to buy different seats as I finished sourcing the parts, and I'm willing to sell the project at a big loss, your gain. Or I can finish the seats then sell for more

Full parts list:

2 Recaro Sportster CS Seats (1 new passenger side, 1 driver side that requires full reassembly (makes it easier to swap covers during reassembly anyways)
1 replacement top foam and 1 replacement back panel.
Alcantara BMW Performance covers in red stitching.
Recaro seat heater kits
Recaro flat bar sliders
Recaro planted floor mounts

Things that are needed:
Removal of old covers, back panels
Installation of seat heater kit
Installation of 1 foam and back panel included
(Repaint/ respray Harness hoop passthru's)
Install new covers
Install sliders/ floor mounts
Install your stock seat belt receptacles


I'm $4,000 into the seats and they require full reassembly, but all parts to my knowledge are accounted for.

Willing to let go for $3000 locally, shipping cost can be determined if interested. Pretty fair considering the seats usually go for $6k and much higher than that from IND. I can also finish the seats and sell for more but would rather sell them now as-is

Please see the pictures of the exact covers and what they will look like once assembled:

Attached Images
    

Last edited by aBMWfan; 08-13-2019 at 01:16 PM..
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 10:49 AM   #2
6ixSpd
Save the manuals!
6ixSpd's Avatar
Canada
4152
Rep
5,518
Posts

Drives: '12 M3 6MT, '09 328i 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: 416

iTrader: (1)

I'd be interested in the Planted floor mounts.

Free bump for a cool setup!
__________________
'12 M3 6MT Alpine White + Fox Red Extended | '09 328i 6MT Space Gray + Saddle Brown

Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 12:17 PM   #3
Kisenwether
First Lieutenant
77
Rep
367
Posts

Drives: Limerock Grey 09' M3 // 15' M3
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Lancaster, PA

iTrader: (2)

They don't seem to look like they have airbags so are they really bmw performance seats?
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 12:26 PM   #4
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kisenwether View Post
They don't seem to look like they have airbags so are they really bmw performance seats?
They are but without the airbags so much lighter hence better performance!

Same aesthetics and all of that too!

Last edited by aBMWfan; 08-12-2019 at 12:37 PM..
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 06:40 PM   #5
cvstar9M3
Captain
cvstar9M3's Avatar
United_States
188
Rep
888
Posts

Drives: 2011 MR e90ZCP 6-MT
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Boston

iTrader: (1)

amazing seats... above my "Project" pay grade. glws
__________________
2011 MR e90ZCP, 6-mt
2011.75 e90 M3 ZCP, DCT, ZP2, ZCV, JB w/ 2Toned FoxRed/Black Interior - SOLD
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 06:53 PM   #6
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cvstar9M3 View Post
amazing seats... above my "Project" pay grade. glws
The covers alone were $1500 and I put everything together to make these awesome. But if I keep getting this feedback I will finish them then sell finished for more $$$$
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 06:56 PM   #7
cvstar9M3
Captain
cvstar9M3's Avatar
United_States
188
Rep
888
Posts

Drives: 2011 MR e90ZCP 6-MT
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Boston

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aBMWfan View Post
The covers alone were $1500 and I put everything together to make these awesome. But if I keep getting this feedback I will finish them then sell finished for more $$$$
Ha. I wasn't tying to throw shade.... but yeah if the seats were ready to go I'd definitely consider it (specially if heated seats). They are beautiful and would go nice with my Melbourne red that has black interior. Again, good luck with sale.
__________________
2011 MR e90ZCP, 6-mt
2011.75 e90 M3 ZCP, DCT, ZP2, ZCV, JB w/ 2Toned FoxRed/Black Interior - SOLD
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 07:03 PM   #8
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cvstar9M3 View Post
Ha. I wasn't tying to throw shade.... but yeah if the seats were ready to go I'd definitely consider it (specially if heated seats). They are beautiful and would go nice with my Melbourne red that has black interior. Again, good luck with sale.
No I totally get it. I was hesitant to posting them like this vs finishing them first. I do feel itís a good opportunity for someone to finish them to their specs vs. mine.

Correct I bought the heaters for them
Appreciate 1
cvstar9M3187.50

      08-12-2019, 07:09 PM   #9
SAMM3Y
Major
SAMM3Y's Avatar
967
Rep
1,059
Posts

Drives: 2008 m3
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: NorCal

iTrader: (1)

You can buy OEM heater elements?

Nice seats, I'd be surprised if these are here by end of week..

Edit : NM I read the ad, they're recaro heater kits.
__________________
Stoptech st60/40 // OhlinsR&t // dinan sway/camber // 4.10 osgiken lsd // apex ps7 // supersprint // turner xpipe/shark tune // recaro sportsters // turner shift kit //awron gauge // ess 625 not currently installed // spec clutch not installed yet
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 07:11 PM   #10
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMM3Y View Post
You can buy OEM heater elements?

Nice seats, I'd be surprised if these are here by end of week...
Thanks man. I bought the universal kit. It runs off a circular toggle switch that's on the seats. Exactly how heated Sportsters would come from the factory and it's a new kit. Along with the foam; shell, the covers, etc. most of it is new or in great condition.
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2019, 07:22 PM   #11
SAMM3Y
Major
SAMM3Y's Avatar
967
Rep
1,059
Posts

Drives: 2008 m3
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: NorCal

iTrader: (1)

Yeah what you have there are basically universal sportsters, the seats IND sell are plug and play to the factory harnesses including the factory elements to work with factory controls and including airbags. No coding or wiring required.

Still a deal though considering all the hardware you're including and the custom covers. They look sweet.
__________________
Stoptech st60/40 // OhlinsR&t // dinan sway/camber // 4.10 osgiken lsd // apex ps7 // supersprint // turner xpipe/shark tune // recaro sportsters // turner shift kit //awron gauge // ess 625 not currently installed // spec clutch not installed yet
Appreciate 1
6ixSpd4151.50

      08-12-2019, 07:26 PM   #12
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMM3Y View Post
Yeah what you have there are basically universal sportsters, the seats IND sell are plug and play to the factory harnesses including the factory elements to work with factory controls and including airbags. No coding or wiring required.

Still a deal though considering all the hardware you're including and the custom covers. They look sweet.
The nice part about these is they have custom stitching, they sit lower than the performance seats w/ planted brackets. And theyíre lighter w/ o airbags.

Idk I was about to finish these and I really think someone will appreciate the lot. Just bought GTS seats last night so itís time they go unless I finish them first before sale. Iím $4k into the lot and willing to loose $1k right now.
Appreciate 1
SAMM3Y967.00

      08-14-2019, 03:42 AM   #13
igM3NACER
Second Lieutenant
United_States
15
Rep
270
Posts

Drives: 2013 BMW M3
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Santa cruz, CA

iTrader: (0)

Weight?
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2019, 11:37 AM   #14
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by igM3NACER View Post
Weight?
Weight will be comparable to Recaro Sportsters plus the sliders/ brackets.

It will save significant weight vs. stock seats
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2019, 04:26 PM   #15
M3ANMACHINE
Brigadier General
M3ANMACHINE's Avatar
United_States
616
Rep
3,609
Posts

Drives: 2011 E90 M3-SG-FR-DCT
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Irvine, CA

iTrader: (9)

Very nice setup and deal here. If i has black interior I'd be all over these! GLWS!
__________________

1 of 3 - 2011 E90///M3 | Space Grey | Fox Red | DCT | ZCP | Slicktop
APEX | ALPINEMSS | BIMMERWORLD | COBY WHEEL | CORSA | H&R | IND | MACHT SCHNELL | MRF ENGINEERING | PEDALHAUS
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2019, 05:09 PM   #16
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3ANMACHINE View Post
Very nice setup and deal here. If i has black interior I'd be all over these! GLWS!
Thank you! Hoping these go to a new home soon!
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2019, 05:55 PM   #17
M3ANMACHINE
Brigadier General
M3ANMACHINE's Avatar
United_States
616
Rep
3,609
Posts

Drives: 2011 E90 M3-SG-FR-DCT
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Irvine, CA

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aBMWfan View Post
Thank you! Hoping these go to a new home soon!
I'm sure they will!

If you don't mind me asking, why did you abandon the project? Also, if I were you, i'd just reassemble them and post them for a bit more $$. Should only take a couple hours out of your day!
__________________

1 of 3 - 2011 E90///M3 | Space Grey | Fox Red | DCT | ZCP | Slicktop
APEX | ALPINEMSS | BIMMERWORLD | COBY WHEEL | CORSA | H&R | IND | MACHT SCHNELL | MRF ENGINEERING | PEDALHAUS
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2019, 05:58 PM   #18
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3ANMACHINE View Post
I'm sure they will!

If you don't mind me asking, why did you abandon the project? Also, if I were you, i'd just reassemble them and post them for a bit more $$. Should only take a couple hours out of your day!
I just bought Euro GTS Seats! And yes I kind of agree with you, my plan was to do some paintwork during assembly since it would enhance the seats. My thinking was the next owner could build them to their specs instead of mine, but if I donít get serious inquires in the next couple days I will begin the process then ask for more when Iím done, since Iím already loosing lots already
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2019, 07:48 PM   #19
aBMWfan
Colonel
United_States
480
Rep
2,272
Posts

Drives: '15 M4/ '09 M3/ '04 M3/ '95 M3
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Thousand Oaks

iTrader: (11)

Pending!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST