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Discussion in 'New Edge Cobras' started by bossracer, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. bossracer

    bossracer New Member Established Member

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    just picked up a clean 01. The drivers seat frame seems bent. Perhaps the previous owner pushed up against the console or pushed on his left foot or something. It's not bad, but something is definitely amiss on the seat back.

    Anyone seen this before?
     
  2. Blade Runner

    Blade Runner Texas; We'll kick ur ass! Established Member

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    I dunno about the SN-95's, but I remember it was a pretty big problem with Foxes, especially 'verts..... On the ones that I've seen, the right side of the seat would lean back more than the left, ala "Gangsta" style, or the "Gangsta Lean". I think it had to do with the welds in the seatback breaking due to the constant stress of being un-equally "loaded", and a new seatback frame had/has to be installed to correct the issue...
     
  3. bossracer

    bossracer New Member Established Member

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    that sounds like exactly the issue. I'll take it all apart soon and see if I can weld it. I would think the frames are mild steel.

    Anyone know?
     
  4. cobraracer46

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    I believe that with more and more Americans being out of shape and grossly overweight, especially in the south, I would suspect that the previous owner driver of the Cobra was a fat f*** and a result, the seat frame flexed under the excessive weight.:fart:
     
  5. bossracer

    bossracer New Member Established Member

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    a reasonable conclusion. But incorrect in this instance. Unless he skinny'd up a bunch.

    I actually bent it back to almost the correct position today. I don't think the frame is broken. I'm going to give it another manual adjustment and see what happens.
     

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