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There are several POC guys running the Cobra seat, although I don't know which model. I think it's a quality piece.

One of the most popular seats out there, from what I have seen, is probably the Sparco Pro2000. Not sure if it fits well in the 914 though. You are right that anything over 18" wide IIRC would be pushing it.

I have a gutted-interior 73 down in the garage, with an older Konig P700 installed at the moment, in case you need any measurements.

BTW if lowest possible cost is not an issue, I completely agree about staying away from the tube-frame entry level seats. A full f/g or carbon/kevlar shell seat is far superior. I know the alum shell seats have a lot of fans, but most of them are not FIA certified (?) so I think you'd have to run a seat back brace.

Last thing, I think you'd be saving yourself a lot of potential headaches and fab work if you focus on bottom-mount seats. There are certain seats designed for side mount, some bottom mount, a few can go both ways.

Ok, really the last thing, FWIW I have done biz w/ Sube Sports and been 100% satisfied. YMMV of course. No vendor is perfect. One of our favorite "near-perfect" P-car parts vendors is reputed to source its seats and safety/race parts from Sube, by the way.

Keep us posted what you decide - I'm gonna be in the market too, in a few months.
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