Recaro badges

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Recaro badges

Postby NaisiaN » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:07 am

Disaster!! My recaro badges have fallen off!

both have come off my front seats, they seem to have snapped off from the long plastic plug bits . Once i dig the plugs out from the seat and attempt to repair them does anyone know how they reattach? do i just click them back in? or do they require gluing/taking the seat apart etc

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Re: Recaro badges

Postby Peter-S » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:56 am

The ones I have are like this, the long pins push through the seat material and are bent round to clamp them in place

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RECARO-SEAT- ... SwZ1BXeOLa
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Re: Recaro badges

Postby NaisiaN » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:21 pm

Wow seems expensive! think ill try and repair mine, How do you access the back to bend the pins around? im guessing taking my seat apart..
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Re: Recaro badges

Postby Noel » Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:06 pm

Can't you reach up behind the cushion from the side/bottom where the lumbar pad would be inserted?
Assume you have normal Capri fitment Recaros?

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Re: Recaro badges

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:50 pm

Hi,
As Noel says, you should be able to slip your hand behind the backrest to retrieve the pins. They are made of metal, not plastic.
Reattaching them with any great success could be difficult. You could always try gluing them in position if you don't fancy forking out for replacements.

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Re: Recaro badges

Postby D366Y » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:54 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi,
Reattaching them with any great success could be difficult. You could always try gluing them in position if you don't fancy forking out for replacements.

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Not a bad shout, rather than pull the pins out and try gluing them back on then pushing it in, just glue the badges straight onto the seat?

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Re: Recaro badges

Postby NaisiaN » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:42 am

brill cheers, i didn't realize you get your hand behind the cushion, first time ive attempted this job. will give it a go.

i may glue them straight on if i cant repair it, although would that cause the seat to start sagging? looked as if the badges pull the cushion tight to the seat.
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Re: Recaro badges

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:11 am

NaisiaN wrote:looked as if the badges pull the cushion tight to the seat.

Hi,
The pins of the badges only go through the fabric and foam, not into the actual metal back support.

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Re: Recaro badges

Postby NaisiaN » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:15 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
NaisiaN wrote:looked as if the badges pull the cushion tight to the seat.

Hi,
The pins of the badges only go through the fabric and foam, not into the actual metal back support.

Andrew.


in that case i may be able to diy some pins! cheers
Jordan


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