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Anyone ever tried to...

Post by cavmad » Tue Jan 10, 2006 1:41 pm

...put leather seats from an XM (or any other car come to that) into a BX? I can see that the rears almost certainly wouldn`t fit but as a lad I know put XM leather front seats into a VW Golf without too much effort I wondered if anyone else had tried in a BX?
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Post by DavidRutherford » Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:07 pm

Condidering that I have Vauxhaul Cavalier MK3 seats in my Citroen C25 van, I'm fairly sure you can fit almost any seat to any car. Just depends on how adept you are at making brakets and adaptors.
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Post by Mr B » Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:09 pm

I fitted a pair in a LandRover a few years ago with no bother. The mountings on the seat have a hook at the rear and a bolt hole at the front. These mounts unbolt so you maybe can fit the BX mounts onto the leathers. Worth a pop if you can get the seats cheap enough :wink:

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Post by M » Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:02 pm

Back of the Q Billy - been looking for a set (with or without shagged XM) for months now. Not seen one for sensible money at all on fleebay / loot.

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Post by Cornishbx16v » Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:08 pm

as far as i know the fronts will fit but its tight as a ducks arse! i think vanny knows about it as i think it may have been he that told me??
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Post by tim leech » Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:51 pm

Bx seats are sooo comfy I wouldnt chnage mine, even for leather as they look great but ar cold!

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Post by cavmad » Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:56 pm

May have jumped the queue actually Marty, will let you know if/when it comes off :P
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Post by Oscar » Tue Jan 10, 2006 5:39 pm

Marty I know someone who is killing off an XM - want me to have a word?

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Post by cavmad » Tue Jan 10, 2006 5:41 pm

It`s probably the same one I`m chasing at the moment Oscar!
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Post by cavmad » Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:18 pm

Marty, you have a p.m mate!
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Post by Vanny » Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:09 pm

Hmmm, i have a mate with a 405 with a XM engine and XM leather interior, and that fits front and back, but the electric buttons have to be taken off with the side pods. With the BX i would locate these to the centre console!

Now when he was last up here i st for quite some time and measured them up. They share almost the same mount points as the BX, they will push against the centre console a bit more, but will be plenty away form the door!


I love those seats as they move all over the place, it's great! I'm after a set of heated electic XM front seats if they turn up, though NOT after the leather, i know my place in the que!

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:01 am

Right then, the goalposts have moved now have they :D time was when in order to get the ultimate bX you needed a TZD with Graphites and a leather interior, all of a sudden theres the heresy of XM electric seats, air con! whatever next Diravi!! steerable headlamps :D
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Post by DavidRutherford » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:08 am

Stewart (oily!) wrote:whatever next Diravi!! steerable headlamps :D
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Well, it also has to have 405 Torsen-style 4x4, and be an estate.

How about steering wheel controls for the stereo, an outside air thermometer, and cup holders?
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Post by mnde » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:18 am

Yeah but no airb*gs :x

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:20 am

Hmmm cup holders, now yer talking :) My car can actually drive all four wheels, but its a pain in the arse swapping the fronts and rears over :o
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