As part of our series of videos for restoring a Porsche 914, we bring you how to install the seat frame.
As usual, Adam has the prep work done beforehand, by preparing the risers and bolting on hinges to the seat frame. The hinges have to be bolted on in order to position the risers on the new floor of the car.
The seat mount adjustment should be mounted in already, and Adam sets the risers in place ready for alignment.
The first riser is easy to install: place it over top of the seat support channel in the floor of the car. Take your seat frame and get it into the height adjustment bracket on the lowest setting and push it down at the back.
You want to align it with the riser’s centre right on the seat frame hinge. When you’re happy with the placement of the first side, take a square and align the frame with the crossmember. Begin securing your risers to the floor with self-tapping screws.
Double-check that your hinges are aligning with the centre of the risers, and start tacking your hinges to your risers.
Once attached, make sure the seat frame adjusts properly. If you’re happy with it, remove the seat frame and risers to make completing the welding easier.
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