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Porsche 911 997 Bucket Seat Guide

The Porsche 911 997 story...

The 997 represents a significant relaunch of the 911 that includes a body restyling and interior update, while using much of the rolling chassis of the previous 996 model. The Porsche 911 997 was produced between the years 2004-2012. Once you start using your Porsche 911 997 for fast road and track use, you’ll soon realize just how much you need new bucket seats to provide more support. 

On cornering, you may find your self holding onto the steering wheel tighter than usual, tensing your thighs and legs against the central console and/or door card. You’ll probably find your weight shifting in the seat and having to re-position your self after the corner. 

None of this is correct. Your seat should provide the right level of support so that you can grip the steering wheel only for steering, your legs should be supported and your weight shouldn’t shift around. The recommendations we provide are to ensure that you feel comfortable and supported allowing you to focus on the job at hand.

We’ve worked closely with our customers to create our Porsche 911 997 guideThe resulting recommendations are based on previous customer car installations.

Recommended brackets: (Bucket seats)
We recommend using the Planted Technology bracket with side mounts  to successfully install the side mounted bucket seats we suggest in our guide.  

Option 1: Bucket seat – Side mounts – Fitting frame – Vehicle 

  • OMP Car Specific Fitting Frames

    From £80.30 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Sparco Fitting Equipment

    £70.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Planted Technology

    £185.50 Excl. VAT Select options
Recommended brackets: (Reclining seats)
We recommend these base mount brackets to successfully install the reclining sport seats we suggest in our guide.  

Option 1: Reclining seat – Sliding runner – Fitting frame – Vehicle 
**NOTES 1** Cobra frames for Cobra reclining seats only

  • Sparco Fitting Equipment

    £32.50 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Planted Technology

    £185.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Car Specific Fitting Frames

    £193.05 Excl. VAT Select options
Recommended bucket seats:
We recommend these 8 bucket seats based on previous Porsche 911 997 customer cars.
We’ve picked different styles of seats depending on the level of protection you need.
  • Sparco FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    From £194.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Recaro FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    From £915.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Bucket Seats

    From £235.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Recaro Sportline Bucket Seats

    From £825.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Recaro Sportline Bucket Seats

    From £2,235.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Bucket Seats

    From £295.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Recaro Sportline Bucket Seats

    £1,148.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Sparco FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    £544.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
Recommended reclining seats:
We recommend these 8 reclining sport seats based on previous Porsche 911 997 customer cars.
Tried and tested, we know they fit the floor mounting kits perfectly for a direct installation.
We’ve picked different styles of seats based on 8 different budgets and styles.
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    From £1,290.83 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    £790.83 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    From £499.17 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    From £1,374.17 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    £1,374.17 Excl. VAT Select options
Recommended harness belts:
Once you’ve picked the right bucket seats or reclining sport seats. You’ve got your roll cage set up and ready to go. It’s time to get the right harness belts. We’ve listed the 8 most popular harnesses on the market today. We’ve listed a few road and race harnesses along with some FIA harnesses depending on your requirements.
  • TRS 3 point road and track harnesses

    From £80.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • TRS 4 point road and track harnesses

    From £85.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • TRS 4 Point FIA Approved Harnesses

    From £205.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • TRS 6 Point FIA Approved Harnesses

    From £245.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Takata Drift Series Harnesses

    From £171.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Takata Drift Series Harnesses

    From £260.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Schroth FIA Saloon Harnesses

    From £370.01 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Schroth FIA Saloon Harnesses

    £325.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
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