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R5 seats for R4 GTL

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26
Location
Desford, Leicestershire
#1
Hi. Is it possible to swap my R4 GTL 1986 seats for R5 ones?
If so is it straight forward, I know they won't look right but suffer with a bad back in current seats.
Cheers
Steve
 

Iain

Enthusiast
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64
Location
France
#2
I tried this a while ago and they simply don't fit. Runners etc., different, also seat height, esp with headrests etc. I gave up and refitted my ropey old, uncomfortable originals.
 
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26
Location
Desford, Leicestershire
#3
Thanks for that Iain, I will see about sorting the foam out. I see a lot of messages about headrests, I guess it's easier to find rocking horse muck.
 

Lobster

Screw loose
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1,082
Location
Lancashire
#4
As above but depending on year of R5 - Mk2 Super5 so 1985-96 on won't fit. The runners etc are completely different but you can fit seats from a Mk1 (72-85) R5 easily - they are pretty much a straightforward swap. Theres a few other options that can made to fit with a little work - Audi A3 / SEAT Leon, Citroen BX, Volvo 300 series and a few others.
 
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#5
Pair of tatty seats with headrest went unsold on ebay v recently and only in Oakham!
Look them up in unsold items and contact the seller...
 

Eccles60

First Renault 4 after 40 years waiting
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104
Location
Solihull, West Midlands
#7
I wonder if
Thanks for all your help, I have found eBay listing for Tatty seats and waiting for a reply.
Mazda MX-5 MK1 seats might fit. They are relatively slim and seem able to be grafted in to several other cars (Spitfire, MGB, Spridget, 105Es, and so on). Anyone tried it on a R4?
 
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