[urq] Audi Seat Back Repair
martin at quattro.ca
Thu Jun 22 16:11:51 EDT 2006
Thanks for the info. I am also hopiong to one day upgrade to quattro script.
I've seen some early '82 Coupes with leather seats that had pass seats
with height adjustment... that is also a nice option to have for tall
1982 Audi Ur-quattro (50,000 mi) new project
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (85,000 mi) Concourse d'Elegance
1985 Audi Ur-quattro (212,000 km) Euro spec. import mit 3B :)
1987 Audi 4000s quattro (205,000 km) wintervagen mit 7A :)
> Andrew Finney
> For what it is worth, after many false starts and some $$ paid for wrong
> parts, I finally discovered that the VW cabriolet has seat backs that are
> fully interchangeable with the UrQ seats. I needed a tilting seat back to
> convert my 4000Q Quattro Script seats to ones that could be used in the
> monster project. All you need to do is glue a small spacer washer of
> 1/4-inch thickness to the 3 cog seat back adjustors from the 4000Q seats,
> drill a single hole in the side of the cabriolet seat back frame, mount
> a single screw, and voila you're good to go. It was interesting to note
> even within Audi the seat back designs changed so much even within 1 year.
> Some of the seats have flat sides to the steel frames while others have
> indents. The 3-cog seat adjustor that raises the seat adjustors to a
> suitable for quattros (with the bigger tranmission tunnel) even changed to
> work with the seats with the indents and ones without the indents. Crazy.
> One small weird data point, while Audi Coupes switched to plastic "D"
> for the seat pull cables (as opposed to the earlier white grommets that
> you'll find on the '83 cars) the '94 cabriolet was still usiing the same
> system as the early UrQs with the grommets. FWIW.
> Andrew Finney
> 1983 and 1985 UrQs.
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