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Question Will Fiat 500 seats fit my Panda?

I have a Panda 1.3 Multi-jet Dynamic which is great but have some back problems and the seat does not height adjust and I get uncomfortable on long journeys. I wish to fit alternative seats and was thinking of getting some Fiat 500 seats from a breaker. I would really welcome some advice as to whether they will fit on the existing rails without modification?
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Re: Will Fiat 500 seats fit my Panda?

The 500 seats have one of the 4 mounting bolts at a funny angle. I think Lewey put some 500 Abarth seats into his Uber-Panda and he had to do some cutting and welding to that mount to get a flat one.
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Many thanks - sounds a bit of a job. Perhaps the seats from a Panda 100hp would be a better choice?
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Re: Will Fiat 500 seats fit my Panda?

Might be worth looking at Eleganza seats too, mine is height adjustable on the drivers seat. I'm not sure on Dynamic interiors, but i think you may be able to get one the same colour/trim. What colour interior do you have?
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Might be worth looking at Eleganza seats too, mine is height adjustable on the drivers seat. I'm not sure on Dynamic interiors, but i think you may be able to get one the same colour/trim. What colour interior do you have?
Thanks for the suggestion of the Eleganza. My Panda is silver and the seats are dark grey and blue.
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Re: Will Fiat 500 seats fit my Panda?

Should only have to buy a drivers seat then, pretty sure you can get them in the same colours. I'll keep a lookout on the bay for you, im always looking for stuff
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Could just swap the covers over. Should be easy enough and means it doesn't matter what colour / condition the replacement is.
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If your interested in a swap, ill swap you my dynamics height adjustable seats in full blue if youre interested. The in your face blue is a bit much for my eyes lol
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and was thinking of getting some Fiat 500 seats from a breaker.
Irrespective of whether they will or won't fit, the seats in my 500 lounge are no more comfortable than the seats in my 1.2 Dynamic Panda. After driving either car for more than a couple of hours, my back starts hurting in exactly the same place and by exactly the same amount.
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After driving either car for more than a couple of hours, my back starts hurting in exactly the same place and by exactly the same amount.
I use a lumbar support roll and I don't suffer from back or neck/shoulder pain anymore. It's the kind of thing that Lidl/B&M Bargains/Home Bargains sell for around 5.

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I use a lumbar support roll and I don't suffer from back or neck/shoulder pain anymore. It's the kind of thing that Lidl/B&M Bargains/Home Bargains sell for around 5.
Might give that a try, both cars feel like they could use a bit of lumbar support.
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Given my profession, I spend a long time in the car. Several years ago I had to be referred to a physiotherapist due to neck pain. He suggested a lumbar roll and it definitely did the trick.
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Many thanks for the very kind offer - but I have tried a lumbar roll and now manage fine! I am most grateful for all the helpful advice and comments since joining the Fait Forum


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