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VW Golf MK2 Bucket Seat Guide

The VW Golf mk2...

The Volkswagen Golf Mk2 is a compact car, the second generation of the Volkswagen Golf and the successor to the Volkswagen Golf Mk1. It was Volkswagen’s highest volume seller from (1983-1992). The Mk2 was larger than the Mk1 as its wheelbase grew slightly, as did exterior dimensions. 

Once you start using your VW Golf mk2 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 VW Golf mk2 guide.
The resulting recommendations are based on previous customer car installations.

Recommended brackets: (Bucket seats)
We recommend these 4 pieces of installation equipment so successfully install the side mounted bucket seats we suggest in our guide. 

Bucket seat – Side mounts – Sliding runner – Fitting frame – Vehicle 

  • Planted Technology

    £185.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Endurance Motorsport Fitting Equipment

    £32.50 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Planted Technology

    £185.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Sparco Fitting Equipment

    £70.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
Recommended brackets: (Reclining seats)
We recommend these 4 pieces of installation equipment so successfully install the base mounted reclining sport seats we suggest in our guide. 

Reclining seat – Sliding runner – Fitting frame – Vehicle

  • Planted Technology

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

    From £69.23 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Planted Technology

    £185.50 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Sparco Fitting Equipment

    £32.50 Excl. VAT Add to basket
Recommended bucket seats:
We recommend these  bucket seats based on previous VW Golf Mk2 customer cars.
Tried and tested with great success we know they fit perfectly and provide fantastic support.
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
  • Bucket Seats

    From £235.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Auto Style Classic & Retro Seats

    £160.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • OMP FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    £307.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Sparco FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    £238.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Sparco FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    £450.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • OMP FIA Racing Bucket Seats

    £223.00 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Cobra Historic Classic Bucket Seats

    From £595.00 Excl. VAT Select options
Recommended reclining seats:
We recommend these reclining sports seats based on previous VW Golf mk2 customer cars.
Tried and tested we know they fit the Sparco frames and sliders perfectly.
We’ve picked different styles of seats based on different price brackets and styles.
  • Sparco Reclining Sport Seats

    From £262.28 Excl. VAT Select options
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    From £265.83 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Recaro Comfortline Reclining Sport Seats

    From £2,190.00 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Cobra Reclining Sport Seats

    From £782.50 Excl. VAT Select options
Recommended roll cages:
We recommend these roll cages based on previous VW Golf MK2 customer cars.
Each roll cage is specifically designed for your Golf from each manufacturer.
We only work with trusted brands including Safety Devices and Custom cages.
  • Custom Cages

    £1,131.60 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Custom Cages

    £818.34 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Custom Cages

    £1,527.66 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • Safety Devices Roll Cages

    £469.49 Excl. VAT Select options
  • Safety Devices Roll Cages

    £469.49 Excl. VAT Select options
  • OMP Roll Cages

    £711.46 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • OMP Roll Cages

    £733.50 Excl. VAT Add to basket
  • OMP Roll Cages

    £1,449.43 Excl. VAT Add to basket
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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