But i may have to still use my car as a daily driver for a few more months before i can afford to finance a 2nd car. When i bought it, the previous owner did some open track and road course racing with it and it had kirkey seats in it. My vision would be use the stock seats and brackets for daily driver. The latest innovation from kirkey to grant micromini sprint racers the same protection as sprint car drivers. Momo lesmo one series racing seat sparco fighter series racing seat sparco corsa. They were in fact comfortable but a pain to get in and out of and the 5point seat harnesses just got old, especially when i tried to reach into the passenger seat to get something. With over 25 years in business, kirkey racing fabrication inc. All seats are engineered with cadcam technologies, constructed using cnc cutting, forming, and welding equipment, made with allstage parallel testing and control. Beginning with the low back standard aluminum seats to the full containment seats that they now offer. Ive been looking at the kirkey intermediate road race seat and the ultra shield pro or deluxe road race seats.
Hr ute drag car unfinished project full chassis sheet metal 9 inch diff floating 35 spline axles willwood brakes front and rear 1514 weld wheels, funny car roll cage all chrome moly,fuel cell fitted rear wheel tubs fitted full stainless flexible brake lines fitted,front and rear solid engine mount plates suit big block chev, southern chassis works front end with coilover shocks. Over the years, the research team has been developing perfect formulas to design the lightest, firmest, and most reliable seats for racing. Find great deals on ebay for kirkey racing seat and aluminum racing seat. Get the best deals on kirkey car and truck seats when you shop the largest online selection. Apr 05, 2012 just an update on this, two trips to the track, driving the car 1. One of those times my girlfriend came with me to the track, she didnt complain about the seats at all. Recaro, sparco, kirkey opinions pelican parts forums. Yes i am looking at the intermediate road race seats. Pull the entire seats and tracks when getting ready for the track and replace them with the kirkey style seats and the fixed mounts, leave the holes you drill for the fixed mounts and reuse on subsequent track outings. Have driver stand with arms raised slightly, measure side to. Recaro sportster cs sport seat faux leatherdinamica black 41575 drivers. Of course that was when i was younger and my black daily driver with ttops and no ac wasnt too bad either. Were still shipping daily, and if you want to pick up an order, we will bring it out to your car when. Kirkey seat sightings have you seen our seats around.
Ill be driving it tofrom events, but its not a daily driver. Had one in my triumph tr6 that i used to autox, but pulled the seat when i sold the car. Midget, modified, sprint car, driver side position 5 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings kirkey 8 degree lightweight contour seat, double rib, black, 15 inch wide. Since you have the skillstools, might not be a bad idea to make a bracket. The tube frame seats bruise the hell out of my upper back.
I didnt wake up sore the next day, they didnt make my back hurt at all. The 50lbs in weight savings is nice but not for most as a daily driver. We have built thousands of seats over the years and have optimized the dimension to fit almost everybody. Get yourself trackready with one of these lightweight racing seats. Kirkey seats are a very nicely constructed tig welded aluminum that is not fia approved. Seats free delivery possible on eligible purchases. You must complete and return the dealer application, along with a photocopy of your business license. Ive finished fabricating the lower supports for my kirkey racing seats and am now looking at the back support requirement. They are comfortable as daily driver seats and work pretty well on the track. Kirkey also offers support and protection for drivers. First,i swaped out the kirkey high back seats for kirkey low back alu seats.
As you can see on the drawing, these seats are 10 degree layback, which kirkey refers to as upright. Beginning with the low back standard aluminum seats to the full containment seats that is offered now. Kirkey seats quality and comfort is proven on dirt and asphalt ovals, drag strips and road courses throughout racing. Over the years kirkey racing seat philosophy has not altered, kirkey race seats continue to strive to offer both the professional and amateur driver a safe, lightweight, high quality seat at an affordable price. Apr 28, 2017 today i wanted to do a comparison and talk about the differences between my old cr1 corbeau seats and my new sparco evo iis. Dont kid yourself into thinking it will do just fine in your daily driver. If the seats in your vehicle dont meet your needs, fit with your sense of style, or if theyre worn beyond repair, youre sure to find upgrade and replacement options in our huge selection of automotive seats. Weve searched far and wide and found our seats in some interesting places. Race car tech looking to buy a race seat, inputs 2nd gen fc. Different seats fit differently so you should try to sit in the seats before you buy. Apr 05, 2012 hey guys, so some of you may think i am crazy but i want to put a kirkey seat in my car.
Im not a fan of bent flat stock without gussets but its thick and not high angle bends. Kirkey has built thousands of seats and have optimized the dimensions to fit almost everybody. Whether youre a racer or just want to feel like one you can be comfortable and in control behind the wheel no matter the gforces with our. Installing a kirkey seat mustang forums at stangnet. Jun 11, 20 floor pans done, installed driver seat to make sure main hoop is within 6 inches, tci suspension done. My question is, is there anyway to make it work with the stock bracket. Designed to be used in smaller open wheel race cars. May 17, 2016 11 lightweight racing seats for your sports car.
Most comfortable performance driving seats for daily driver duty. Hey guys, so some of you may think i am crazy but i want to put a kirkey seat in my car. The best way to tell how good a kirkey seat is to sit in one yourself. Black vinyl padding with three cloth color options. Turned it into a swivel chair for my sons room great seat but not the best for a daily driver. With your support kirkey is now one of the largest seat manufacturers world wide. The 14 car safety thread, roll cage, kirkey seats,fire systems. Covering everything from stock turbocharger cars, seriously fast drag racers, boats, motorcycles, and daily driver modified turbo cars and trucks. Over the years kirkey s philosophy has not altered, continuing to strive to offer both the professional and amateur driver a safe, lightweight, high quality seat at an affordable price.
Kirkey seat and racecraft brackets page 2 ford mustang. Hr ute drag car unfinished project full chassis sheet metal 9 inch diff floating 35 spline axles willwood brakes front and rear 1514 weld wheels, funny car roll cage all chrome moly,fuel cell fitted. Kirkey racing fabrication takes great pride in building the finest aluminum racing seats available. Ive got a couple kirkey intermediate road race seats and am happy with them. Most drivers fit into a standard sized kirkey auto racing seat. Since you have the skillstools, might not be a bad idea to make a bracket from the back of the seat to the cross tube per kirkey instructions. The lower sides on the daily driver suspension seat provide easier entry and exit into your lifted vehicle, while still providing great hip and shoulder containment.
The number one name in racing seats for over 25 years. The kirkey seats are well proven through years of racing in scca and nasa. Jul 21, 2005 for my project triumph spitfire, im looking for a drivers seat. I had the poly seats in a previous car and dont remember them being too bad. Today i wanted to do a comparison and talk about the differences between my old cr1 corbeau seats and my new sparco evo iis. Kirkey racing fabrication seats kirkey racing fabrication are a premium manufacturer of aftermarket racing seats for automotive applications.
This car is not going to be a daily driver, more for track events and flogging. The spg is a better track seat but more of a pain for daily use. How to pick out the best seats for your car youtube. If you find the kirkey racing seat you want at a lower price from another supplier, just let us know and well match that lower price. Floor pans done, installed driver seat to make sure main hoop is within 6 inches, tci suspension done. Kirkey is a big name when it comes to aluminum racing seats. Automotive seats replacement, racing, sport, classic, aftermarket.
Please measure your hips first one of kirkeys standard sizes will probably fit you perfectly. Its hard to find a company taking the importance of racing seats more seriously, and that is why kirkey aluminum racing seats are something any expert would definitely recommend. I might have to go sit in one before i consider that though. Its a snug seat, i have a 32 waist, and if i get any larger i wont fit. Kirkey is proud to have many of the top dirt and pavement drivers in the country using kirkey aluminum racing seats. Pull the entire seats and tracks when getting ready for the track and replace them with the kirkey style seats and the fixed. Most comfortable performance driving seats for daily. Learn how to properly chose what aftermarket racing seat is good for you. Automotive seats replacement, racing, sport, classic. Kirkey seat mounting in foxbody nonturbo tech questions. Its not looking good for the possibility of running the stock seats after the cage is in but well try when its done.
The car will not be a daily driver, i jsut need to tolerate it when driving a few hours to the track or auto x. Big advantage of the aluminum seat is that you can put a porta power in it and widen it a bit if needed. Covering everything from stock turbocharger cars, seriously fast drag racers. Please also include a copy of your yellow page ad or your companys recent magazine ad, and a photo of your store. Seats and seat covers are manufactured in the companys modern. For my project triumph spitfire, im looking for a drivers seat. Kirkey offers a variety of seats for a number of different styles. Ive sat in few other seats as comfortable as the kirkey the previous owner of my.
Kirkey seats quality and comfort is proven on dirt and asphalt ovals, drag strips and road courses throughout. If you spend a lot of time at the track and a little time on the road they are a great option. A kirkey racing seats width is based on the width of your hips. The quality and comfort of our seats is proven on dirt and asphalt ovals, drag strips and road courses around the globe. The driver and passenger entry openings that the seats would have to fit through may not be big enough. The kirkey seats can be assembled in the car so the opening can be smaller. One of our standard size seats will probably fit you perfectly. Over the years kirkey racing seat philosophy has not altered, kirkey race seats continue to strive to.
A taller backrest and a bent headrest for standard cab pickups, this the perfect seat for your truck or jeep. The turbo forums the discussion board for both hard core and beginner turbocharged vehicle enthusiasts. Kirkey seats like the seats im using come in 14,15,16,17, and 18 inch sizes. Racing seats and sports seats by recaro, sparco, momo, and kirkey available online from, your source for high performance safety and racing equipment since 1978. I like my kirkey seats but i just feel like theyre way to low for me, especially since i have a 91 with no tilt. Use jegs price match guarantee, a straightforward promise weve made to you, to order your seats today.
Love the looks of the seats, obviously you chose function comfort. Ive only heard good things, but not from anyone in the dsm world. For those who tower above the average driver in height and performance, the venom series racing seats are the perfect fit. What seats are good page 1 lemons tech the 24 hours of.
Kirkey seat and racecraft brackets page 2 ford mustang forums. Seat aluminum 16 pro street drag kirkey racing seats. Kirkey racing builds specialty racing seats that deliver maximum protection, excellent comfort, and superior support. The deep bolsters help to keep the driver firmly in the seat to increase safety and comfort in all driving situations. Pictures needed of back support for kirkey seats factory. Ive seen the brackets that kirkey sells and would like to see some.
I havnt looked into the full containment seats yet. Kirkey racing fabrication seats australia drag car seat. To start posting in our forums, and comment on articles and blogs please. What seats are good page 1 lemons tech the 24 hours. Race car tech racingkirkey seats im looking at picking up some seats for my weekend warrior fc. Each seat is designed and fabricated using stateoftheart equipment and materials for strength, durability, and light weight. This is based on a measurement taken across the hips according to the fitment instructions on their website.
The race seat thread miata turbo forum boost cars, acquire cats. Racecraft kirkey pro street seat 800400 kirkey aluminum pro street seats are constructed of 0. They feature a unique tubular rolled edge around the headrest and theres an offset aluminum extrusion around the perimeter of the seat and shoulder harness cutouts. The kirkey seat are alot less expensive than the recaros and sparcos.1328 362 1380 665 1259 367 1380 127 1388 1581 38 1519 916 1402 101 231 1109 1409 1040 75 1315 607 859 913 895 1062 1476 819 71 1372 900 1232 1225