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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-23-2012, 11:20 AM Thread Starter
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Tillett B5 carbon fiber Lotus elise/Exige seat for sale new


The new rigid Carbon/GRP B5 seat weighs from 5.7 to 6.7 kg and has been designed especially to suit the Lotus Elise / Exige. The seat angle is a regular saloon car angle. The small narrow size of the B5 means that many other vehicle applications are possible with this seat.

The B5 sits the driver very low in the car which reduces the likelihood of hitting the crash helmet on the roll cage. This benefits the taller driver who may have problems in other seats and also helps lower the center of gravity. The side profile developed from years of manufacturing kart racing seats gives excellent support and leaves the shoulders free to help steer the car unhindered. Although the seat is small it can fit a surprisingly large range of driver sizes and the seat has been designed to be compatible with the Hans device.

List for 1,100 pounds in UK.

New condition$800 plus shipping.

Minor scratches on the base from storage.
Includes cushions.
No seat rails





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Bump for an amazing seat. I have a pair of them in my Exige and everyone that's been in stock seats just loves them. The bolstering is SO much tighter/bigger than stock. I'm pretty thin at 5'11", 160lbs with a 32" waist and they fit me perfectly.

Make sure you get the right rails from Tillet though as there are left hand and right hand drive rails (at first they sent me the wrong ones) and there is an adapter to mount it to the stock slider for the driver's seat.

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Bump for an amazing seat. I have a pair of them in my Exige and everyone that's been in stock seats just loves them. The bolstering is SO much tighter/bigger than stock. I'm pretty thin at 5'11", 160lbs with a 32" waist and they fit me perfectly.

Make sure you get the right rails from Tillet though as there are left hand and right hand drive rails (at first they sent me the wrong ones) and there is an adapter to mount it to the stock slider for the driver's seat.
Ross, why this seat over the B6? It looks a bit lacking in lateral support
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Haven't sat in a B6 so sorry,can't comment. I'm comparing to the stock Exige seats. They are a bit tough on the butt for long drives. About 45 and it starts to get pretty hard and about an hour in and my left hand starts to go numb. On the track with my 6 points and I don't move or have to brace myself at all.

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The seat is still available. Seat rails can be found through LT sponsor British Racing Group, L.L.C.

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