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question for those who got recaros and those who didn't

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Hi everyone! Im currently considering a fiesta st and while i was skeptical about all of the reviews i must say that the car more than lived up to the hype... its so good and just PULLS!

anyway, im trying to decide if i need the recaros... unfortunately there are no st's in my area that have them so i cant check them out in person.

Ive read enough on here to know that the recaros will break in and become very comfortable but the one thing i havent seen people address is if the heavy bolstering will wrinkle your clothes if you are wearing a shirt that is a little loose... that would be super annoyingly to me and probably a deal breaker

The other thing im wondering is if those of you who didnt get the recaros regret that decision and also if any of you have found a way to not slide around like a race harness or something else

Cliff notes:

If you have recaros do they wrinkle your clothes because of the bolstering?

If you dont have recaros do you regret not getting them?
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I didn't get the Recaros, and it wasn't because they are too tight. My problem is that the forward portion of the thigh support is too high and it took too much effort to hold down the clutch. I'm a bit short, which makes me raise the seat, and then the thigh support interferes with clutch depression.

When I start having fun around corners, I also start wishing for the Recaros. Something to consider if you have weird body dimensions (like me).
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