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teabelly
April 21, 2017, 8:45am Report to Moderator

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I need to find some of these or at least get a picture of what they look like. Mine seem to have disappeared or broken and I have no idea what I'm searching for. I adjusted the seat when I first bought it years ago and it's so long ago I have no clue as to what was even under them!

I have tried a few of the usual parts suppliers and these are NLA and they aren't normally fitted to the passenger side so I can't use those or even look at those to work out what can be used instead.

Any ideas? Car is mk1 vitesse convertible.
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Dion
April 21, 2017, 9:10am Report to Moderator

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My Herald 1200 had solid rectangular rubber blocks with the hole off centre so that you could turn the block four ways and have four different heights.  


Tilburg, Netherlands
63 - TR4, 66 - 2000 od LPG, 73 - Stag  
previous owner of: 69 - Herald 1200 Sal, 71 - 2000 od LPG, 75 - 2500 aut LPG inj
plus a couple of other classics
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davidb5964
April 21, 2017, 9:27am Report to Moderator

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Hiya
There are two sets on flea bay the same as mine
Hope this helps
Cheers
Dave

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TRIU.....d:g:tmoAAOSwSypY80wv
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glang
April 21, 2017, 9:29am Report to Moderator

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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TRIU.....d:g:tmoAAOSwSypY80wv

These are the original items but I imagine most will be pretty knackered now after 50 years. Mine are still ok but as they only adjust the rear of the seat, and so change the angle, Ive put quite thick plastic spacers under each of the seat rail mounting points. Theres quite a bit of head room, in the saloon anyway, and I much prefer the higher driving position as on longer runs with a standard steering wheel I can support my arms on my legs.....
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Rosbif
April 21, 2017, 9:39am Report to Moderator


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These are the things you are looking for I think.

I found them on
http://www.morrisminorspares.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=TRM809&x=4&y=11
by typing 'seat' in their search box.

I was going to order some but instead fixed a couple of wooden blocks with cable ties on the passenger seat for my Mrs. I don't need them.

as a well known robot would say 'Glad to be of service'  





Ruby : 1968 13/60 convertible
"I'm not rich enough to buy cheap"

"If it isn't broken don't fix it" - where's the fun in that?
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teabelly
April 21, 2017, 11:14am Report to Moderator

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Yes! That's them. I've found mine. They had slid down and swung up out of the way so they were invisible unless you stuck your head right into the seat base!

I've ordered some more anyway as without them the seat is awful so if they're NLA in a bunch of catalogues it seems sensible to stock pile a set to last another 50 years
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