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thetunersgroup
15-10-09, 10:01 PM
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Hi All,

The Tuners Group is very pleased to announce that we can now supply a range of OMP seats, including the incredible OMP Carbon Fibre seat range.

Photos of the models available are below.

All our OMP products are sourced only through the factory authorised distribution channel to guarantee authenticity.

By purchasing your OMP products from The Tuners Group, you are 100% assured of getting the genuine, real deal OMP product.


ABOUT OMP

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Founded in Genoa, Italy in 1973 by brothers Piergiorgio, Roberto and Claudio Percivale, OMP has provided products to drivers like Ayrton Senna and Nigel Mansell in Formula 1 and Tommi Makinen and Carlos Sainz in the world rally championship.

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OMP's popularity was confirmed in 1996, when Michael Schumacher chose OMP as his personal “tailor” for 11 years of victories with Ferrari.

The high quality standards (UNI EN ISO 9001/2000 certification) and the global offer are OMP's strength points.

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All OMP products are designed and tested in order to obtain the maximum level of safety and are compliant with the strict international homologation standards for car competitions.


OMP SEATS AVAILABLE

We have selected a range of OMP seats, including affordably priced quality entry level models, right up to the top of the range carbon models.

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Our pricing for traditional shaped OMP seats starts at an affordable Australian $899 for the fibreglass shell OMP Grip Racing Seat shown above.

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Our pricing for "eared" OMP seats starts at an affordable AU$1015 for the fibreglass shell OMP RS-P.T. Racing Seat shown above.

Also available are ...

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the OMP WRC Racing Seat shown above

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the OMP WRC Carbon Racing Seat shown above

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the OMP HTE Racing Seat shown above

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and the OMP HTE Carbon Racing seat shown above.


OMP SEAT RANGE OVERVIEW ARTICLE

We have put together an article on our website which is an overview of our OMP seats range.

You can find our OMP Seats Range Overview article here ...

http://www.tunersgroup.com/Products/OMP_seats_overview.html

- Adam

SUROK
15-10-09, 10:07 PM
awesome news. ill ring you at christmas time. when i have the dosh!

antmang
16-10-09, 12:00 AM
do these come with rails?

thetunersgroup
16-10-09, 12:48 PM
do these come with rails?

Hi antmang,

As they are competition seats, the sliding rails and sidemounts are sold separately, so that teams can choose which mounting method they want to use.

Sidemount steel brackets and sliders are available.

You can attach a pair of sidemounts to the seats then attach the sidemounts to sliding rails of course - this gives you both tilting adjustment of the driving position via the side mounts, as well as sliding adjustment via the sliding rails. I have the seats in my car set up that way.

These are the tall side mount brackets ...

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You can find them here ... http://www.tunersgroup.com/Online_Store/OMP_Tall_Steel_Seat_Mounts.html

These are the low side mount brackets ...

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You can find them here ... http://www.tunersgroup.com/Online_Store/OMP_Low_Steel_Seat_Mounts.html

And these are the sliders ...

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You can find them here ... http://www.tunersgroup.com/Online_Store/OMP_Sliding_Seat_Runners.html

- Adam

cazSW20
16-10-09, 11:02 PM
I pm'ed you regarding seat rails Adam.

thetunersgroup
18-10-09, 04:18 PM
I pm'ed you regarding seat rails Adam.

PM reply sent cazSW20.

- Adam

thetunersgroup
20-10-09, 11:27 PM
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Hi All,

The OMP Damper Seat Mounts have been added to our website today.

They are a very cool bit of engineering.

As it says on our website ...

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These seat mounts are a patented side mount seat bracket system developed by OMP with dampers incorporated into the seat mount, in the form of shock dampening bushes.

The bushes help reduce the shocks transmitted to the seat in extreme racing environments.

This seat mount is FIA approved.

Pricing is per pair.

While these mounts are more expensive than standard non dampened mounts, if you have ever slammed your way through a Baja 1000, Dakar Rally or similar, you'll know that these kinds of extreme racing environments are very hard on the spine, and the value of these damper mounts becomes quickly apparent.

The Wikipedia page for the Baja 1000 reports ...

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"Each year there are reports of spectators sabotaging or booby-trapping the course by digging holes, blocking river flow, or burying and hiding obstacles.

Racers are warned to beware of large crowds of spectators in remote parts of the course since it may indicate hidden traps or obstacle changes.

Many of the booby traps are not created to intentionally injure the contestants but are created by the local spectators as jumps or obstacles for spectator entertainment.

The haphazardly-designed jumps, created by the spectators, are very dangerous as the contestants may inadvertently enter the booby-trap at unsafe speeds, resulting in damage to the vehicles or injuries to competitors or spectators."
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Not of huge use in JDM Style circuit racing of course, but I figured everyone would be interested to see some extreme engineering from the world of off road racing :)

Full info on them is here ...

http://www.tunersgroup.com/Online_Store/OMP_Damper_Seat_Mount.html

- Adam