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RS4 Recaro Seats vs Mazda RX8 Recaro Seats

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Old 01-14-2012, 06:52 PM
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Default RS4 Recaro Seats vs Mazda RX8 Recaro Seats

I found a good deal for some brand new Mazda RX8 Recaro Seats. They do look a lot like the B7 RS4 Seats
I know they are not identical but I want to know if the sizes are the same. The RS4 seats from pictures do look a little muscular and larger but it might be from the picture angle
The headrest area is a little different but size and width wise I am wondering if they are the same.

If so, I will get the set and install them into my B7 2.0T

Here are the pics to compare...

Audi RS4



Mazda RX8

 
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Old 01-14-2012, 06:58 PM
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Just get what you like cause you'll have to fab anyways
 
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Old 01-14-2012, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by turbo kraut View Post
Just get what you like cause you'll have to fab anyways
I am hoping it won't be too hard to fit
planning on installing the recaros on the oem seat mounts
 
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Old 01-14-2012, 09:01 PM
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I like the looks of the mazda ones, but he RS4s are probably more comfortable to sit in since they're a little wider at the shoulder.
 
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Old 01-15-2012, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by etzbseder View Post
I like the looks of the mazda ones, but he RS4s are probably more comfortable to sit in since they're a little wider at the shoulder.
that is my main concern
the rs4 seats are wider and look muscular
the rx8 looks really good inside an rx8 but i am concerned that the seats won't look as good as in rs4 because of the size
 
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:06 PM
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i thought that the recaros are fit directly onto the car with no modification? or is that only the b6 recaros? I know u might have to fidget with wiring but i thought it was nearly a direct swap?: As for the mazda ones i have to say u will definatly need modification.
 
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Old 01-24-2012, 12:47 PM
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the best way to find out was to do it and see
very satisfied with the results...



 
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:42 PM
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They look really good. Info on what the swap entails?
 
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Old 01-29-2012, 11:30 PM
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My bud use to have an rx8 the recaro's feel pretty alright, they're tight but i would probably go with the rs4's because they'll most likely fit without modifications
 
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by RomanNY View Post
My bud use to have an rx8 the recaro's feel pretty alright, they're tight but i would probably go with the rs4's because they'll most likely fit without modifications
Best deal I found on the RS4 seats were $6000
I got these for $1000
It was worth spending 2 hours on installation rather than paying $5000 more
 

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