$450 Racing Seats vs. $900 Racing Seats | HiLow

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Vor 10 Monate

$900 Sparco seat vs. $450 Corbeau seat. Does more expensive mean more better? And is it worth it? Let’s find out.
We bought two identical 350Zs and have been modifying them to be FUN, daily drivers that you can take to the track. James Pumphrey and Zach Jobe are on Team Hi, and their car gets the expensive parts. Nolan Sykes and Aaron Parker are on team Low. Their car gets the cheap ones.
Then we test them to see which components are actually worth spending the money on.
We’ve been focusing on improving our cars performance, but today we’re focusing on the interior...performance. So we’re going to be throwing in new seats, and ALSO adding in roll cages and harnesses.
Team Hi got $900 Sparco QRT-R seats.
Team Low I got $450 Corbeau FX1 Pro seats.
Cars aren’t necessarily one-size-fits all. Especially small sports cars like our Zs. You might find the stock driving position uncomfortable. Sometimes the seats don’t hold you well enough going around a corner and you get flung to the side. If you’ve got short legs and a long torso, or long legs and a short torso, things just might not feel right.
That’s where aftermarket interior parts can come in. A race seat can hold you in place better and make it easier for you to corner hard… or it can be horribly uncomfortable if it doesn’t fit your body right. Maybe the more expensive seat has a nicer quality material on it, but the overall shape and size of the seat is really going to be a matter of personal preference. The cheaper seat might be the right choice anyway if it’s going to be easier to live with and drive in every day.
Even though Nolan is going with a cheaper option he didn't go with the cheapest option. All of his stuff is FIA approved.
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RabbitS1X Vor 20 Stunden
When the time comes to buy your aftermarket seats, I highly suggest you go out and try (butt test) as many seats as you can before you buy. Seats are interesting animals. Seats from one manufacturer to the next manufacturer can feel quite different from one another but look very similar. Even seats of different models from the same company can feel totally different from one another. Local car shows can be a good way to try out a variety of seats to find one that works for (fits) you. Also remember, not all of us are little guys and some of us are built on the bigger, fluffier side of the spectrum (I'm 6' and 275 pounds). Seats should 'hug' you to a degree but not try to crush you as you sit in them. Fortunately, there are seats out there that are made a little wider for our bigger, wider (cough* backsides) err... frames. Make sure to check them out if possible. ---Just my two cents.
Michael Saxonson
Michael Saxonson Vor 3 Tage
Can I join #boostcreeps with my 2010 forester with rod knock?
peter m
peter m Vor 16 Tage
Thats not a fx1 seat it's a dfx and it runs for $300
João Piu Sliachticas Caetano
João Piu Sliachticas Caetano Vor 18 Tage
Wyatt Goodrich
Wyatt Goodrich Vor 19 Tage
u guys should put hydro ebrakes in them there are some 400 dallors on and 80 dallor ones
Corbin Cox
Corbin Cox Vor 20 Tage
if you really wanted cheap seats, you couldve gotten an nrg frp-301 from amazon. 200 bucks a seat.
kk 5579
kk 5579 Vor 26 Tage
Isn’t that the DFX seat? Lol
thegarynator Vor 28 Tage
"The stock seats are also full of farts" LMFAO
Joshboshking 124
Joshboshking 124 Vor Monat
Corbeau. Yeah really cheap
jim chris
jim chris Vor Monat
Friends : why you buy bride, recaro, sparco, omp seat ?? Me : 1:45
Théo Gonçalves
Théo Gonçalves Vor Monat
Corbeau mean Raven in french 😉
Christopher Nolen
Christopher Nolen Vor Monat
Those are Corbeau's DFX (34lbs with bracket) not FX1 Pro, coming in at 19lbs w/o the 8lb bracket.
John Wick
John Wick Vor Monat
Can you still open the glovebox?
Blue Spinning Dot In Space
Blue Spinning Dot In Space Vor Monat
Not sure id hug a man randomly without them knowing me BUT IF I ever saw James (or any of the aninators of this show they're so excellent) id highfive the shit out of those burly hands. Im too high for this shit
Clifton Roger
Clifton Roger Vor Monat
just get the sparco its the brand from the OG FATF Movies just get the sparco shutup sorry im durnjk
Cliff P
Cliff P Vor Monat
6:50 that’s my man!! Loved him on hoonigan
Goose Wood Working And Reviews
Goose Wood Working And Reviews Vor Monat
I have watched every episode of HiLow and am now watching for the third time around, its putting bad thoughts in my head of how tospend money I do NOT have ... DAMN YOU DONUT MEDIA!!!! keep the content coming guys!
Preda R6
Preda R6 Vor Monat
Next up 240z
coztod Vor Monat
That smooth technical monologue that snuck “full of farts” in there roflao
K4ID Vor Monat
Whats the intro music
Aearonjer Circumstance
Aearonjer Circumstance Vor Monat
Bought two Sparco Torino 2 seats in 2003, been in storage for 17 years. Recaro's were the big dogs when I was growing up...
Modney Rullen
Modney Rullen Vor Monat
Not an FX1 pro. Not even an FX1. That's a DFX.
Young Reezy
Young Reezy Vor 2 Monate
Why Albuquerque? Lol u guys from LA why y’all choose Albuquerque of all places for Track time
Brayden Hellwig
Brayden Hellwig Vor 2 Monate
You guys test in the six Flags parking lot
Anthony Diaz
Anthony Diaz Vor 2 Monate
Is that the Grindr notification noise at 7:35??? 😂😂😂
Vas usm
Vas usm Vor 2 Monate
Corbeau sears are really great
Kenoii Vor 2 Monate
Whats that song called? 7:40
Brandon Keil
Brandon Keil Vor 2 Monate
If lo car wants cheap aftermarket steering wheel buy grant, cheapest I saw was $90 lol
Jackson Barnwell
Jackson Barnwell Vor 2 Monate
HiLow Season 2 should be RX7s especially with the body kits 🤤🤤
LeroytheSnake Vor 2 Monate
When you realize they are testing at magic mountain 👁👄👁
Christopher Head
Christopher Head Vor 2 Monate
should have done a foamectamy and a custom bar.
T-Matchless Mystic
T-Matchless Mystic Vor 2 Monate
#Boostcreeps. So how do i join this club?
Kriste Isopahkala
Kriste Isopahkala Vor 2 Monate
4:30 Respect. That is fucking awesome and how it should be.
Kriste Isopahkala
Kriste Isopahkala Vor 2 Monate
If you want a track car, sure, but if you are just improving your daily, you are going to hate either of these. Just get a pro to upgrade your seats with more supportive cushioning and new upholstery and you'll get it cheaper and better. Or just buy some used seats from a sports car that has better seats.
Antonio Allen
Antonio Allen Vor 2 Monate
i died when they zoomed in on Nolan's face
Antonio Allen
Antonio Allen Vor 2 Monate
i love sport seats
64maxpower Vor 2 Monate
The .most you'll get out of me is a head nod or fist bump
Robert Wharton
Robert Wharton Vor 2 Monate
Bro the zoom in had me dyin. Hahahahahahahahaha
Fernando Chavez
Fernando Chavez Vor 2 Monate
We bought 2 identical cars, we have manual seat adjustment they have powered ones.
Racetech Seats
Racetech Seats Vor 2 Monate
You need to try a Racetch Seat and there will be no comparison.
Jwood 32
Jwood 32 Vor 2 Monate
Y’all should do bmws cheap parts vs high, on E92 coupe. That would be cool
Stephen Vor 2 Monate
yash guddimath
yash guddimath Vor 2 Monate
try cheap vs expensive condoms and test them on camera
Sevet Vor 2 Monate
I just got a 350z and this channel give me so much knowledge on what not to do haha and what to do!!
Furkan Polat Açıkgöz
Furkan Polat Açıkgöz Vor 2 Monate
Every little detail which Aaron considers is coming with massive benefits in the end. I love how intelligent is he.
Justin Hurst
Justin Hurst Vor 2 Monate
no burrito seats :(
tom sattelberg
tom sattelberg Vor 2 Monate
You head and your heart dont make any difference when it comes to seats: what does your ass say? That's all that matters
West Clox
West Clox Vor 2 Monate
Next hi low series should be called; hi, low and the crea,y donut center. Make it a 3 car show with a hi low and a concervative car
Ariel Widlak
Ariel Widlak Vor 2 Monate
The Corbeau seat is a DFX, not an FX1 Pro.
Liam Richardson
Liam Richardson Vor 2 Monate
"Basically, we took an entire day to do something that should've taken 2 hours." Couldn't have said it any better as I'm sitting in my shed working on my Defender and literally nothing is happening as it should. 😪
Cory Thomas
Cory Thomas Vor 3 Monate
Here is an odd one you should do high vs low neon light kits
Paul Chen
Paul Chen Vor 3 Monate
I bought my Bride Stradia II with carbon aramid backing... cost me a month's pay and waited 3 months to have it made and shipped from Japan.... oooooh man when it came it was like that time when you were little and your mama took you to your first candy store... then I try to sit on it and realizing my fat ass was too big and it was a super tight "fit" .... holy shit I went from candy store to hell so fast....
Mihnea Opincariu
Mihnea Opincariu Vor 3 Monate
Energeticphenom Vor 3 Monate
"Got to make some sacrifices if you want to be a hot Boi"... need that on a donut tee
Danger Bear
Danger Bear Vor 3 Monate
You should do a triple car show called Hi-Lo-Po. The Po is the poor car. Make seat bolsters from rolled towels and ducttape
Stanislav Ivanov
Stanislav Ivanov Vor 3 Monate
Wait, there are seats for almost 10 000$ on the market, are they better than sparco or not?
Dan Cliffton
Dan Cliffton Vor 3 Monate
nolans face in every episode of this series just says stay away from the cheap stuff unless you have the patience and work ethic of a god 7:39
Crayton Caswell
Crayton Caswell Vor 3 Monate
They were too close. Could have used NRG seats for the low car ($300 pair) and Bride for the high car ($2000 each).
Tyler Funk
Tyler Funk Vor 3 Monate
hell ill come film and just dont pay me overtime lol. the know how and learning mixed with the laughs id love it
waze faze
waze faze Vor 3 Monate
use should of swapped and both used 1 of HI cars seats each and got the cages done to
The SkeletonKing
The SkeletonKing Vor 3 Monate
Luke Bronstein
Luke Bronstein Vor 3 Monate
I bought a pair of corbeau A4's and I love them. No regrets on those seats.
Luis Aquino
Luis Aquino Vor 3 Monate
JinjirGimp Vor 3 Monate
Bro I don't use my legs every day
Farhan094 Vor 3 Monate
But can you do this?
FHI Vor 3 Monate
When Sparco is expensive, what the hell is recaro then?
Aaron Parsons
Aaron Parsons Vor 3 Monate
The 1%
Tay Hun
Tay Hun Vor 3 Monate
Haha dog he such a dick. Yea well it says sparco write here oh yeah another perc is that it says sparco here too sooo😎
Trump Vor 3 Monate
Anyone who’s not loaded is going to buy the best stuff they can according to their budget and not bother with stuff like $300 coilovers, some things should not be skimped on, coilovers especially. Seats, on the other hand, my preference would be to find a seat I like cheap out of a wrecked car. A set of Recaro’s from a wrecked Evo or STI perhaps
No Gods or Kings, Only Man!
No Gods or Kings, Only Man! Vor 3 Monate
350z .. why not 300zx
Yun Alfo
Yun Alfo Vor 3 Monate
You know your broke when the cheap stuff to them is expensive to you
Mauritazu •
Mauritazu • Vor 3 Monate
Both of our cars are full of farts
tgm willy
tgm willy Vor 3 Monate
7:30 the disappointment
milad nasiri
milad nasiri Vor 3 Monate
Bro donut media is deadass the only thing I watch on DEshow now
Austin Taylor
Austin Taylor Vor 3 Monate
How much room do you feel like you have with the stock seats compared to both hi and low seats? Any chance there are seats that give more room than the low seats? Asking for a tall driver.
KiviPut Vor 3 Monate
6:27 ...the world from devestation
Rafael 2105
Rafael 2105 Vor 3 Monate
I didn't watch this video when it came out. I came to watch it because they just put in actual custom made roll cages. I came to witness the fail knowing the result.
confinez555 Vor 3 Monate
any car seats that looks like sparco recaros but comfortable for daily drive on long trip??
krish nagrecha
krish nagrecha Vor 3 Monate
I DONT KNOW Vor 3 Monate
how tall do i need to be to see over the steering wheel with a bucket seat im only 5 foot 8
spraynpray Vor 3 Monate
TIL a top trim level 350z is so cheap it doean't have LSD. Absolutely pathetic.
Havel The Wall
Havel The Wall Vor 3 Monate
i would like to see a compromise in the middle as well as the 2 extremes.
Nicholas Smith
Nicholas Smith Vor 3 Monate
Egress and INgress. Degress is not a word.
Cheeseboy3000 Vor 3 Monate
No joke I think the low car looks way better
Pluto Vor 3 Monate
Guys I have a question, when you buy from sparco one seat (400€) does it come in a pair or just one seat?
Onion Head
Onion Head Vor 3 Monate
One seat
terrell fair
terrell fair Vor 3 Monate
Btw corbeau sells seat brackets for different cars so you can differectly install it on the seat then into the car.
Waffles Vor 3 Monate
That’s scream in the background lol
Pluto Vor 4 Monate
Is sparco really a huge flex?
Wa11nuts Vor 4 Monate
can sombody put a gaming chair into a car
Mario Morales
Mario Morales Vor 4 Monate
He is right, if I were to walk behind a car and see sparco on the seat, that would be my reaction 😂😂
UberEats WithEurobeats
UberEats WithEurobeats Vor 4 Monate
Red recaro is missing
dan dandan
dan dandan Vor 4 Monate
can i have thhe leather z seat for a sim rig? XD
Ford V.6 Mafia
Ford V.6 Mafia Vor 4 Monate
TrevorSabrina Burgess
TrevorSabrina Burgess Vor 4 Monate
I love low car but put some of the high car parts into low car
Ex4mp1e Vor 4 Monate
This video series is fun, but as German it's totally senseless. You either go the expensive path, or the cops and the TÜV will whoop your ass...
Stanley Jean
Stanley Jean Vor 4 Monate
put a sclhevy v8 in it when do they resclay
Hellion 1
Hellion 1 Vor 4 Monate
If you track your car somewhat a good seat is a performance add on.
Hunter Swisher
Hunter Swisher Vor 4 Monate
laen Vor 4 Monate
Expensive one should’ve been a Recaro Podium
RandomStuff Vor 4 Monate
*Nolan's head almost touches the roof of the car* Me : *laugh in 160cm*
Mr. Wizard
Mr. Wizard Vor 8 Tage
What is that in Americans?
Watch my video please •́ ‿ ,•̀
Watch my video please •́ ‿ ,•̀ Vor 20 Tage
Me: cry in 150cm
mike schafer
mike schafer Vor 4 Monate
Would got more likes had you used inches 😁
Billy P
Billy P Vor 4 Monate
I just realised. Nolan is Chris pratt from parks and recs! They look so similar!
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