There is a system set in place from BMW for the airbags when fitting JCW seats to the first gen R50/R52/R53 ,you need to sign a disclaimer to say you are switching off the seat airbags and BMW provide a code to then swith the seat airbags off and allthis is logged at BMW against your car
I am looking to fit the R56 JCW/Recaro seats into my R53.(with some modification).
I am in Australia (no vat?), what is the price + shipping?
Is there an alternate (cheaper) shipping method?
The R56 JCW seats are only listed for the R56, i will only supply parts and accessories that are made and designed for the models by BMW/MINI
BMW spend milions every year on R & D and test fit every parts for months to make sure that it fits and works as it was intended to,if any part does not meet BMW/MINI level of atandards it will not be released to the general public for fitment,
when its down to the safety of you or any other customer on MINI2 or in the dealership i will always stick to the recommendations of BMW and MINI,
Thanks for the advice. I ordered the seats & fittings direct from Recaro as they don't come with the airbags, just like the original JCW/Sparco seats for the R53. Problem solved.
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