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      10-12-2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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Do Corbeau FX1 seats fit E92?

The title is my main question. I looking at a pair for $400-450 tomorrow. I know these are not FIA approved, but I'm not racing any time soon, just DEs. I'm a 5'10" 250lb fat dude with 38" waist, so I don't have too many options unf.

Just running these by the crew here:
Side mounts come with the seats.
I need a set of sliders and floor mounts, and code the SRS and MRS out, correct?
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I'd email Corbeau and ask whether they fit an E92. I don't see why not ... if they don't fit an E92, what car would they fit?!

Can you get them without the side mounts? Personally I would go for the VAC race seat install kit which comes with the floor and side mounts. Get the slider kit as well.
You can install the seats yourself, which I did with turugara's help but it was a real b#$!%, I highly recommend having VAC do it for you.

Edit: I haven't coded anything out so there's two lights on my dash, seatbelt and an airbag light.
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I'd email Corbeau and ask whether they fit an E92. I don't see why not ... if they don't fit an E92, what car would they fit?!

Can you get them without the side mounts? Personally I would go for the VAC race seat install kit which comes with the floor and side mounts. Get the slider kit as well.
You can install the seats yourself, which I did with turugara's help but it was a real b#$!%, I highly recommend having VAC do it for you.

Edit: I haven't coded anything out so there's two lights on my dash, seatbelt and an airbag light.
Ah, good call. I just called them up and they said it should fit. In fact they also have the side mount/slider/bracket assembly for E92.

So you got the seatbelt "bong" or no chimes at all and just the dash light?
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That's great, then. Do they have the floor mounts too? If not I'd do the VAC ones ... but ask Corbeau which ones they recommend.
http://store.vacmotorsports.com/vac-...-e92-p815.aspx

Better off getting the whole race seat installation kit from VAC, IMO, the quality of aftermarket kits can vary widely.
http://store.vacmotorsports.com/vac-...-m3-p2693.aspx

Yes I get a single chime when I turn the car on, same as if the seatbelt is not plugged in. Only sounds once. Beware the passenger has no airbags unless it's coded in.
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I have a Macht schnell OC3 module avail for sale locally. if either of you have use for it pm me. It'll get the coding issues squared away.
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