E46 Bucket Seat Mounts
If you're looking to be as planted and secure as possible when driving your car around town or the track then a bucket seat is the natural solution.
These seat mounts directly secure a bucket seat to the factory mounts on the E46 chassis without any need for adaptors or additional fab providing the lowest and most centre to the steering wheel driving position possible.
Designed in house using a locally made VELO bucket seat, these mounts have been refined over many Finite Element Analysis (FEA) iterations to maximise strength and minimise weight for a combined total of 3.4kg (7.5lb) and are suitable for both street or track use by including mounting points to suit the factory seat belt buckle and fastener.
Made from 4mm thick 350MPa steel we have confirmed that these seat mounts are capable of withstanding a combined 16kN (3,600lb) static force rear impact simulation and a combined 13.7kN (3,080lb) in belt tension meeting both Australian Design Rules (ADR's) and Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) regulations.
Suitable mounting width: 405mm - 455mm (ideal: 415-430; 440-455)
Suitable side mount hole centres: 284mm - 293mm