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Old 13th January 2019, 00:13   #1
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Default Rover 75 with different seats

So...I've seen for advertise a Rover 75 here, seller bought the car in the same condition, doesn't know from what car the seats are and to be fair honest, the design is not far away from our seats . Having the headrest a one piece design with backrest, I was thinking the Z3/Z4 type of car, maybe some Alfa Romeo?
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No idea what car those seats have come from but would def be interested to find out.

They look pretty decent and there can't be that many other manufacturer's seats that fit straight into our cars?

Seats (or driver's seats, at least) are one thing we're all gonna need replacements of at some stage.


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No idea what car those seats have come from but would def be interested to find out.



They look pretty decent and there can't be that many other manufacturer's seats that fit straight into our cars?



Seats (or driver's seats, at least) are one thing we're all gonna need replacements of at some stage.





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Just found out, they are from a Lancia Thesis

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Dat-gum, they're not gonna be easily found..!!


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Old 13th January 2019, 12:43   #5
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Just had a look at the Lancia Thesis, not unlike a 75 only a hell of a lot uglier!
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Just had a look at the Lancia Thesis, not unlike a 75 only a hell of a lot uglier!
Yeah, looks ok from the back but the front is definitely an acquired taste..!


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Old 13th January 2019, 14:47   #7
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Yeah, looks ok from the back but the front is definitely an acquired taste..!
Reminds me of an old girlfriend I once had
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Bentleyesq from the rear and Alfa miso from the front
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Old 14th January 2019, 10:37   #9
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Lancia Thesis : the rear end we should have had and the front end nobody should have had.
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Old 14th January 2019, 18:28   #10
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Hmmmmm

Bit of an aquired taste



Worse cars out there IMHO.
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