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Recaro Profi SPG versus Pro Racer SPA

From browsing the forums, it seems that the Profi SPG seats work in the Elige. I'm really interested in picking up a halo seat (Recaro Pro Racer SPA) for my track-dedicated Exige, so of course I compared dimensions:
Profi SPG:

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It looks like from these dimensions, the SPA should fit. Am I missing something here? I'm not aware of anyone running these seats.

Looks like the OMP Prototipo is even narrower!

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It doesn't fit with the console in unless you have it far back (far enough that I felt uncomfortable driving).

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The center console can be removed or you may also be able to trim the portion of the seat that touches. The biggest problem we faced with fitting a Recaro with halo is the space required by the halo. Additionally the seatback rake is too upright.


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The center console can be removed or you may also be able to trim the portion of the seat that touches. The biggest problem we faced with fitting a Recaro with halo is the space required by the halo. Additionally the seatback rake is too upright.


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Yea, I don't run the center console - took it out long ago. Currently have the Tillett B5s. Looks to me like the OMP Prototipo is the best option based on how narrow it is at the shoulder. As far as rake goes, is it so bad that it can't be attenuated through the fixed floor mount? And do you have any pictures of the setup you ran with the Recaro?

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