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    18 people at the BMW plant in Munich involved in stealing parts totaling up to $4 million

    According to thelocal, a German news source, a crime ring operating in the Munich BMW plant has been caught. 18 workers systematically would steal parts from the plant and put them up for sale on online auctions. At least 3 of the now ex-employees are in custody and are likely going to pay a heavy price. It is said that car seats is where the big bucks were at, stealing them and storing them at a warehouse to later sell online. We figured it would be high pressure fuel pumps?

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    Man those Bmw performance seats are nice !
    can they steal those for me?Click here to enlarge

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    I would have bought them from the thieves. BMW is already trying to steal money from you if you want to buy them.
    Here they cost 3500 euro ...Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DavidV Click here to enlarge
    I would have bought them from the thieves. BMW is already trying to steal money from you if you want to buy them.
    Here they cost 3500 euro ...Click here to enlarge
    what?3500 euro for just seats or the whole car?
    i had a set of Alcantra Black Recaro seats , they were so awesome, and the price was just 2000 euro

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    They are 1832.25 euro a piece, which is 3664.50 euro for a set x 1.35 = $4947.08
    And no, that is only for the seats.
    Feels a bit like stealing allready

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DavidV Click here to enlarge
    They are 1832.25 euro a piece, which is 3664.50 euro for a set x 1.35 = $4947.08
    And no, that is only for the seats.
    Feels a bit like stealing allready
    What the hell are they thinking? Who is stupid enough for paying 3664 or even worse 5000 euro for just seats?
    Screw those seats , i keep my 5000 euro

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    $4 million? that's like 100 seats, nothing..

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dzenno Click here to enlarge
    $4 million? that's like 100 seats, nothing..
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    Actually, that would be 1000 seats...
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    Thats cool!

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    well if they sold them for cheaper... LOL
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    I'd like to be sitting in one of those right now if it could be made into a computer chair.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    I'd like to be sitting in one of those right now if it could be made into a computer chair.
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    I looked those up before. I may get one.

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    I have always loved the BMW performance seats.

    Where can one buy those?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by BadBoostedBmwM3 Click here to enlarge
    I have always loved the BMW performance seats.

    Where can one buy those?
    Turner Motorsport has them... they aren't cheap.

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    What I speciffically dislike about BMW performance parts is that you can only get those as aftermarket items.
    You cannoy order your car with these seats for instance.
    You will need to buy them after the car is in your possession. So besides paying a sh*tload of money for these seats, you're left with 2 perfectly good seats which you cannot get rid off.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DavidV Click here to enlarge
    What I speciffically dislike about BMW performance parts is that you can only get those as aftermarket items.
    You cannoy order your car with these seats for instance.
    You will need to buy them after the car is in your possession. So besides paying a sh*tload of money for these seats, you're left with 2 perfectly good seats which you cannot get rid off.
    Are you sure you can't get them to begin with through BMW individual?

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    I tried when I bought my car, but the dealer stated that they were only aftermarket.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DavidV Click here to enlarge
    I tried when I bought my car, but the dealer stated that they were only aftermarket.
    That is a bit weird,.

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    But it happened.
    After the car was delivered I went to a upholster (which adress was provided by the dealer) who modified the foam in the driversseat so that the seat hugs me a bit better and keeps me in place.
    Costed 250 Euro, but was worth it.
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    Sick ass seats. Theirs a set on eBay for 6k Or so

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DavidV Click here to enlarge
    But it happened.
    After the car was delivered I went to a upholster (which adress was provided by the dealer) who modified the foam in the driversseat so that the seat hugs me a bit better and keeps me in place.
    Costed 250 Euro, but was worth it.
    Interesting, could we see what was done?

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    Hardly. The guy replaced part of the foam on the sides of the seat in some places for firmer stuff. It holds my body firmer in place when taking corners, bur the seat looks almost stock. I can try to make a picture that shows the difference, but as I said, it is hard to notice.. He did nothing to the leather.
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    These pieces of the chair have firmer foam. It is equally comfy as before, only it keeps me in place better when searching for the 1G cornerspeed boundary Click here to enlarge
    I only had the driversside chair done. My wife does not really want to be in the car with me when I drive like that Click here to enlarge
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