Recaro in y61

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Recaro in y61

Post by vanhack » 15 Jun 2015 13:55

So since November 2014 I have been trying to get better seats for my patrol. The need arised from a bad back that I have been born with, and after driving for 2 hours on any terrain/road my sciatic nerve plays up. So I need to have a better solution, the Y60 I had before I also felt that the seats were not great. Somehow the Germans manage to make their seats better.

I have managed to ship in base frames that bolt directly to the factory seat bolt holes, and are designed to accept the runners from Recaro. The base frames are made by Idealseat company of Melbourne Australia and are approved by their transport authority. The seats came from Recaro, and it was not easy, I will just mention that the local distributor is not good with customer service, and it is sad to see a company such as recaro being represented by them.

The seats are manual and don't have very high side thigh bolsters, they are marketed as orthopaedic seats, and are great, I am sure to transfer these to my future vehicles....if I ever find something better than a patrol.

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Re: Recaro in y61

Post by Bruin Beer » 15 Jun 2015 14:14

Vankack,
That looks a million dollar.
Sure they will be very comfortable.
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Post by JoshJ » 15 Jun 2015 14:38

Looks good man, hope the work for you :thumbup:
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Re: Recaro in y61

Post by Alex Roux » 15 Jun 2015 18:30

Bruin Beer wrote:Vankack,
That looks a million dollar.
Sure they will be very comfortable.
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Riaan,
Surely you did not mean that?
Not the million dollar part, but the name? :rolling:

Sid, this was a Freudian slip.
The way you name was spellled was not cool in local jargon.
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Post by vanhack » 15 Jun 2015 19:01

Please explain Freudian slip of van kack.
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Re: Recaro in y61

Post by Alex Roux » 15 Jun 2015 20:35

Hi Sid

It is not serious
But the letter 'K', followed by 'a' and then another 'k' spells a dirty word.
It was definetely not intended!

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/kak
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Post by vanhack » 16 Jun 2015 14:03

no worries, I am not too serious in life anyhow.

funny, I am of Indian origin, and in Hindi we have a word called "kaka" which is the same meaning.
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Post by Tinus lotz » 16 Jun 2015 16:06

Cool seats dude....are they expensive?

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Re: Recaro in y61

Post by Bruin Beer » 16 Jun 2015 16:22

Sir,
Sorry for the slip up. :redface:
That was not intended.
What is worse is that I even went back out of the reply to check the spelling.
I will need to check better before hitting send.
Still seem like a serious comfortable seat setup.
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Re: Recaro in y61

Post by Alex Roux » 16 Jun 2015 17:09

vanhack wrote:no worries, I am not too serious in life anyhow.

funny, I am of Indian origin, and in Hindi we have a word called "kaka" which is the same meaning.
Off topic, but very interesting!

And a few more:

A hotel room in English, is a "hotel kamer" in Afrikaans. In Hindi it is kamarā
and
Very far in English, is "daar doer" in Afrikaans. In Hindi it is dūra

How did that happen?
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