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2/16/17, 12:20 PM   #1
Best Sprint Racing Seat. Why?
Aces&Eights
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Who makes the best FC seat in your experience? Kirkey? Butlerbuilt?
Why is it the Best?
Does everyone use FC or do some use a more traditional seat with net on LS?
What can be done to protect spine in hard landing? Gel seat cushion? What's out there?
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2/16/17, 12:37 PM   #2
Re: Best Sprint Racing Seat. Why?
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I use a pavement ButlerBuilt FC with added dense foam under me. It actually came out of Brian Scott's nationwide car. Sure it's a little beefy but I've taken some tumbles and it has held up quite well.

There are still quite a few drivers that use head nets and I used to be one of them. It's not bad, but I sure am glad I have my full containment seat.

I by no means am saying its the best, but it's what I use and I am very happy with my purchase.

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2/16/17, 1:39 PM   #3
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It's a lot about personal preference. I dont like the way Butler fits me, so I bought a fC kirkey. I just added a custom molded insert done by Dave Sharpley at DJS. Uses impact absorbing beads that can be formed to the curvature of your body. Even custom seats do not conform to the curvature of the body.
 
2/16/17, 2:38 PM   #4
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Butlerbuilt to me is by far the strongest and most comfortable. They have the most padding and their E-Z sert molding that molds to your lower body not only increases safety,but adds a bunch of comfort in that area.
 
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2/16/17, 2:59 PM   #5
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Ask Joey Saldana after last nights crash.
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2/16/17, 3:08 PM   #6
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There's this product, as far as padding goes. I know one person who runs it, he said it was very comfortable but he hadn't taken a big spill with it yet.

http://www.802solutions.com/analysis/
 
2/16/17, 4:36 PM   #7
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Butlerbuilt hands down....

Look at Marcus niemelas USAC accident from a couple years ago....


I watched a kirkey full containment seat bend all sorts of directions after a fairly good tumble by a fellow racer, after seeing the seat afterwards I would never run a kirkey
 
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2/16/17, 7:38 PM   #8
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Isp seats. Heavy and not the prettiest but the best seat on market
 
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2/16/17, 7:49 PM   #9
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LaJoie seats have had one since 2005 and they work great
 
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2/16/17, 8:00 PM   #10
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I run Ultra-Shield seats and have always been very happy with them.

Something to think about.. a bent seat means some energy was absorbed by the seat instead of your body and brain. I don't believe stiffer is always better.

-Justin Grant
 
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