S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

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S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by ashy90 » 01 Oct 2019, 22:25

I've got the chance to buy some black full leather manual seats from a S1 VSX. Will they fit in a S2 Xantia, and are they any better/more comfortable?

I've had my S2 W reg Xantia hdi a few months now. I like the car with the exception of one thing - the driving position/seat comfort. I get leg ache.

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by Stickyfinger » 02 Oct 2019, 00:29

No, you will get an AirBag warning light (seat sides in S2)

There are methods but they should not be used as ANY safety device should always stay in a car.

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by xantia_v6 » 02 Oct 2019, 05:37

I would also say that the manual leather seats do not have a better posture than the cloth seats. You need a set of electric seats to get the adjustability.

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by ashy90 » 02 Oct 2019, 07:50

Ah ok I forgot about the airbag. I could fit a resistor I suppose.
I read that even though they are manual, the leather seats might be more comfortable than mine being early ones from a 1993 car. The leather panels are vertical where as the cloth seats in my W reg Xantia are side to side - I don't know if that makes a difference

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by Stickyfinger » 02 Oct 2019, 08:32

Removing a safety feature is not recommended.
I think you will find as a responsible organisation, this forum will not allow discussion on how to isolate the warning system....don't be offended if stuff is deleted if others start inserting links/advice on how-to-do

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by 411514 » 02 Oct 2019, 13:56

Stickyfinger wrote:
02 Oct 2019, 08:32
I think you will find as a responsible organisation, this forum will not allow discussion on how to isolate the warning system....don't be offended if stuff is deleted if others start inserting links/advice on how-to-do
Hear, hear. I have no issue with promoting driving a car, an activity that I (like everyone who hasn't been under a rock for the past decade) knows with certainty is, as a matter of fact, significantly injurious both to our fellow citizens health and to the environment more widely. But I look down from my moral high ground at anyone considering disabling a warning light, presumably because of some faintly enhanced risk of injury. And before you ask, no, I don't recognise any conflict between these two apparently contradictory positions.

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Re: S1 leather manual seats better than S2 cloth? Will they fit?

Post by ashy90 » 04 Oct 2019, 12:00

Point taken. However lets bare in mind that the Xantia diddnt actually have seat airbags for half of its production life. However I have said no to the seats.
Does anyone have any airbag seats for sale?