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Pics of e21 Recaro seat back internals?

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Hi All,


I recently picked up a set of Recaro e21 seats locally. They are in good survivor condition but the cables on both are snapped so the flip forward function doesn't work correctly. I am told they are "later" model because they have levers on both the left and right side of the seat backs. I am trying to figure out what the cable routing is inside the seat backs, without cutting up the upholstery. The first and 2nd pics below are my seats.


I found a pic of a Recaro e21 seat back without upholstery which also has 2 levers (3rd pic below), but I'm pretty sure my cable routing is different than this. Does anyone have a pic of the cable routing inside a Recaro e21 seat back that is the same type I have?




My Seats




Pic of another e21 Recaro internal


recaro e21 seat back2.jpg

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you can't change your underwear with your pants on


you'll ...have to take the covers off to fix the broken cables...when you do, you'll see how the cables are routed...




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I can’t help you with this directly. When the cable on my driver side seat broke, I found I could reach down to the release lever down in the hinge area and just flip it up with my finger. Not elegant, but I refuse to put that seat cover on again.

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