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      11-04-2020, 04:08 PM   #1
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Will I be the only one ordering regular seats?

I can't justify several thousand for the carbon bucket seats as good as they look. So looks like I'll be getting the regular seats. Hopefully they're not too bad as I don't plan on tracking the car.

I just know if I ever plan to sell the car, it will hurt me in resale as most people will prefer the look of the bucket seats. Another disadvantage is that the seat colors look worse on regular seats. Look at regular Silverstone/white seats vs the same color in the bucket seats.
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      11-04-2020, 04:25 PM   #2
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My current allotment has the regular seats as well, although Iím strongly considering changing that.
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      11-04-2020, 04:26 PM   #3
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I'm with you. I prefer the regular style- bolsters are too high in the carbon version- and I think the orange/black trim compliments the IOMG perfectly.
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I'm with you. I prefer the regular style- bolsters are too high in the carbon version- and I think the orange/black trim compliments the IOMG perfectly.
Orange/black DOES look nice but its a bit too much color for me. Its something I wouldn't mind seeing in someone else's car haha.

For IOMG, I'm either stuck with the silverstone or black seats.
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      11-04-2020, 05:30 PM   #5
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I order also the regular seat. Sure the CB Seats look stunning but I will use my car also for daily driving and longer driving and I don't know how comfy the CB will be. Also saves a lot of money by sticking with the regular and they look pretty too imo.
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      11-04-2020, 05:47 PM   #6
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I order also the regular seat. Sure the CB Seats look stunning but I will use my car also for daily driving and longer driving and I don't know how comfy the CB will be. Also saves a lot of money by sticking with the regular and they look pretty too imo.
What exterior and interior color did you go with if you don't mind me asking?
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I can't justify several thousand for the carbon bucket seats as good as they look. So looks like I'll be getting the regular seats. Hopefully they're not too bad as I don't plan on tracking the car.

I just know if I ever plan to sell the car, it will hurt me in resale as most people will prefer the look of the bucket seats. Another disadvantage is that the seat colors look worse on regular seats. Look at regular Silverstone/white seats vs the same color in the bucket seats.
Definitely getting the regular seats. If this car is gonna be my daily I want more adjustment and seat ventilation.
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      11-04-2020, 06:23 PM   #8
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I'm leaning towards the regular seats as well. I don't track the car and think the daily experience for me would be much better with the regular seat. The carbon seats look incredible but the bolsters are very aggressive.
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      11-04-2020, 06:32 PM   #9
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The regular seats are extremely comfortable and they look very nice so trust me I honestly don't see it as a downgrade.
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      11-04-2020, 11:22 PM   #10
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Gotta sit in both to try them out but I'm lazy and prefer to get in/out of the car easy hence considering the regular seats
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      11-04-2020, 11:36 PM   #11
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Regular can be ventilated - thats a big thing for me
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      11-05-2020, 01:46 AM   #12
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Regular as well. Will be my daily car.
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      11-05-2020, 02:18 AM   #13
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Same. Carbon seats look 1000x better, i've seen them at an event, but i also sat in them and there is no way i will do this multiple times every day...

Gorgeous thou. Really gorgeous.
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Regular seats here, it will be a dd.
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may be minority among the forum but overall I see you as the majority I feel. a lot will not want to spend that money on seats or may want more comfort options the other seats bring, just my 2 cents

for me Im going to prob get the seats
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I see it rather simply. IMO, folks who plan on only using the G8X as a DD should get the standard seats for the comfort they provide. Folks who intend taking their G8X to the track, may want to opt for the CF bucket seats for the added support and weight saving they provide.
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Regular seats for me, too.
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      11-05-2020, 03:22 PM   #18
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Regular as well. You're already paying for perfectly good seats. As nice as the CF seats are, no way in hell are they $3800 nice.
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      11-05-2020, 03:32 PM   #19
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What exterior and interior color did you go with if you don't mind me asking?
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Exterior: Frozen Dark Grey
Interior: Until now Kyalami Orange. But will see it in person on the 30th of November so i make my decision then, otherwise I go for Black as Silverstone is a pain in the .... to maintain I guess...
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I think I'll get the regular seats. I cannot justify $3,800 for the carbon buckets although they look great and I'm getting the carbon exterior and carbon interior trim so they would be a perfect match. I'm sure they would add value when selling or trading-in the car in the future but I doubt it'll be anything more than $2k.

It will be my daily but I'm not worried about comfort as my commute is short and all I've heard so far is they are surprisingly comfortable. But I have young kids and I'm not sure how the carbon fiber back will hold up to all the kicking!
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      11-05-2020, 03:56 PM   #21
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It's going to be my daily driver and I regularly drive 4+ hours (probably once a month) so I can't justify the carbon seats. The carbon seats look very aggressive and look amazing but I'm sure they won't be that comfortable. The regular seats were in the car I saw a few weeks ago and they were super comfy and looked great.
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      11-05-2020, 06:38 PM   #22
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Regular seats for me. The carbon seats look amazing but I don't want them for daily driving.
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