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

1 gen 2020
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$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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  • “Because my brain and my heart are perfectly aligned”

    Reyes JR OrtegaReyes JR Ortega3 ore fa
  • I know I am late but the $450 seats can expose you to chemicals tjat can couse cancer

    emiemiGiorno fa
  • #boostcreeps

    Liam WilkinsLiam Wilkins5 giorni fa
  • Hi, im from México, your playlist of the hilow season isnt in timeline order, i watch first the turbo episode instead this episode, luckyly i havent spoilers

    Paco LópezPaco López11 giorni fa
  • Yes, if you are going to do a "cheap" vs "pricey" the cheap should be an ebay special to compare and contrast wide a wide range.

    Robert RiceRobert Rice11 giorni fa
  • Can we get some new Hi Low episodes please 🙏

    Noushat HossainNoushat Hossain16 giorni fa
  • I love how Nolan is always the Cheap-O

    Rober _MEMERober _MEME17 giorni fa
  • #HRSPRS

    Krunki KrofnaKrunki Krofna21 giorno fa
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    Ethan IrwinEthan Irwin24 giorni fa
  • Next you guys gotta do a q50

    Paul MartinezPaul Martinez26 giorni fa
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    Nia GrangerNia GrangerMese fa
  • The sparco double take was accurate AF 😭😭

    bookswithadollarsignbookswithadollarsignMese fa
  • J’aimerais bien avoir les sous-titres en français vous savez le faire

    Brice KBrice KMese fa
  • POV: you’re watching these videos over and over until they make a new hi-low series

    Brady RifeBrady RifeMese fa
  • For some reason in the Hi-lo playlist this video is after the $13,000 custom 350Z vs $33,000 custom 350Z video

    Cameron BenderCameron BenderMese fa
  • How did u feel comfort wise in the sparcos? Most higher end FIA seats don't come in sizes for us bigger guys

    Justin ShieldsJustin ShieldsMese fa
  • Let’s be real the ones talking shit about seats are the ones who have been stock for years lmao. A seat is a seat. It really don’t matter. As long as ur happy with your car go for it.

    YBN FranciscoYBN FranciscoMese fa
  • The welder sounds like Cleveland from Family Guy

    Jem ArcherJem ArcherMese fa
  • This is what a Car Media should do with the incomes they get❤️

    Zulfar 119Zulfar 119Mese fa
  • Aaron just vibin as nolan serpentines😂

    CY CLONECY CLONE2 mesi fa
  • Y'all shound do cheap car speaker & expinsive car speaker

    Munesh ramdhanieMunesh ramdhanie2 mesi fa
  • 10:05 bmw e34!

    1 01 02 mesi fa
  • dude in the hat makes me chuckle

    Jeff KJeff K2 mesi fa
  • See terrified nolan at 00:36!!!

    michael tubbsmichael tubbs2 mesi fa
  • just get some used bride seats for $500

    skittlesskittles2 mesi fa
  • #boostcreeps

    NOAHPOINT5 !NOAHPOINT5 !2 mesi fa
  • Sparkos worth the 450 for the weigh reduction,

    BenBen2 mesi fa
  • DRONNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    BenBen2 mesi fa
  • Why do manual seats have wires ? I wanna do this to my 2007 ford ranger sport but it has wires ? And it has fully manual seats, I see the Z also has wires ?

    sc Buildssc Builds2 mesi fa
  • 7:31 😂

    Angel LawlessAngel Lawless2 mesi fa
  • Which is heavier, the stock seats or the cheap racing seats?

    Romar MaderazoRomar Maderazo2 mesi fa
  • 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.

    RabbitS1XRabbitS1X2 mesi fa
  • Can I join #boostcreeps with my 2010 forester with rod knock?

    Michael SaxonsonMichael Saxonson3 mesi fa
  • Thats not a fx1 seat it's a dfx and it runs for $300

    peter mpeter m3 mesi fa
  • #boostcreep

    João Piu Sliachticas CaetanoJoão Piu Sliachticas Caetano3 mesi fa
  • u guys should put hydro ebrakes in them there are some 400 dallors on and 80 dallor ones

    Wyatt GoodrichWyatt Goodrich3 mesi fa
  • if you really wanted cheap seats, you couldve gotten an nrg frp-301 from amazon. 200 bucks a seat.

    Corbin CoxCorbin Cox3 mesi fa
  • Isn’t that the DFX seat? Lol

    kk 5579kk 55793 mesi fa
  • "The stock seats are also full of farts" LMFAO

    thegarynatorthegarynator3 mesi fa
  • Corbeau. Yeah really cheap

    Joshboshking 124Joshboshking 1243 mesi fa
  • Friends : why you buy bride, recaro, sparco, omp seat ?? Me : 1:45

    jim chrisjim chris3 mesi fa
  • Corbeau mean Raven in french 😉

    Théo GonçalvesThéo Gonçalves3 mesi fa
  • Those are Corbeau's DFX (34lbs with bracket) not FX1 Pro, coming in at 19lbs w/o the 8lb bracket.

    Christopher NolenChristopher Nolen4 mesi fa
  • Can you still open the glovebox?

    John WickJohn Wick4 mesi fa
  • 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

    Blue Spinning Dot In SpaceBlue Spinning Dot In Space4 mesi fa
  • just get the sparco its the brand from the OG FATF Movies just get the sparco shutup sorry im durnjk

    The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book4 mesi fa
  • 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!

    Goose Wood Working And ReviewsGoose Wood Working And Reviews4 mesi fa
  • Next up 240z

    Preda R6Preda R64 mesi fa
  • That smooth technical monologue that snuck “full of farts” in there roflao

    coztodcoztod4 mesi fa
  • Whats the intro music

    K4IDK4ID4 mesi fa
  • 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...

    Aearonjer CircumstanceAearonjer Circumstance4 mesi fa
  • Not an FX1 pro. Not even an FX1. That's a DFX.

    Modney RullenModney Rullen4 mesi fa
  • Why Albuquerque? Lol u guys from LA why y’all choose Albuquerque of all places for Track time

    Young ReezyYoung Reezy4 mesi fa
  • You guys test in the six Flags parking lot

    Brayden HellwigBrayden Hellwig5 mesi fa
  • Is that the Grindr notification noise at 7:35??? 😂😂😂

    Anthony DiazAnthony Diaz5 mesi fa
  • Corbeau sears are really great

    Vas usmVas usm5 mesi fa
  • Whats that song called? 7:40

    KenoiiKenoii5 mesi fa
  • If lo car wants cheap aftermarket steering wheel buy grant, cheapest I saw was $90 lol

    Brandon KeilBrandon Keil5 mesi fa
  • HiLow Season 2 should be RX7s especially with the body kits 🤤🤤

    Jackson BarnwellJackson Barnwell5 mesi fa
  • When you realize they are testing at magic mountain 👁👄👁

    LeroytheSnakeLeroytheSnake5 mesi fa
  • should have done a foamectamy and a custom bar.

    Christopher HeadChristopher Head5 mesi fa
  • #Boostcreeps. So how do i join this club?

    T-Matchless MysticT-Matchless Mystic5 mesi fa
  • 4:30 Respect. That is fucking awesome and how it should be.

    Kriste IsopahkalaKriste Isopahkala5 mesi fa
  • 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.

    Kriste IsopahkalaKriste Isopahkala5 mesi fa
  • i died when they zoomed in on Nolan's face

    RevzRevz5 mesi fa
  • i love sport seats

    RevzRevz5 mesi fa
  • The .most you'll get out of me is a head nod or fist bump

    64maxpower64maxpower5 mesi fa
  • Bro the zoom in had me dyin. Hahahahahahahahaha

    Robert WhartonRobert Wharton5 mesi fa
  • We bought 2 identical cars, we have manual seat adjustment they have powered ones.

    Fernando ChavezFernando Chavez5 mesi fa
  • You need to try a Racetch Seat and there will be no comparison.

    Racetech SeatsRacetech Seats5 mesi fa
  • Y’all should do bmws cheap parts vs high, on E92 coupe. That would be cool

    Jwood 32Jwood 325 mesi fa
  • #boostcreeps

    StevoStevo5 mesi fa
  • try cheap vs expensive condoms and test them on camera

    yash guddimathyash guddimath5 mesi fa
  • I just got a 350z and this channel give me so much knowledge on what not to do haha and what to do!!

    SevetSevet5 mesi fa
  • Every little detail which Aaron considers is coming with massive benefits in the end. I love how intelligent is he.

    Furkan Polat AçıkgözFurkan Polat Açıkgöz5 mesi fa
  • no burrito seats :(

    Justin HurstJustin Hurst5 mesi fa
  • You head and your heart dont make any difference when it comes to seats: what does your ass say? That's all that matters

    tom sattelbergtom sattelberg5 mesi fa
  • 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

    West CloxWest Clox5 mesi fa
  • The Corbeau seat is a DFX, not an FX1 Pro.

    Ariel WidlakAriel Widlak5 mesi fa
  • "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. 😪

    Liam RichardsonLiam Richardson5 mesi fa
  • Here is an odd one you should do high vs low neon light kits

    Cory ThomasCory Thomas5 mesi fa
  • 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....

    Paul ChenPaul Chen5 mesi fa
  • "Got to make some sacrifices if you want to be a hot Boi"... need that on a donut tee

    EnergeticphenomEnergeticphenom5 mesi fa
  • 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

    Danger BearDanger Bear5 mesi fa
  • Wait, there are seats for almost 10 000$ on the market, are they better than sparco or not?

    Stanislav IvanovStanislav Ivanov5 mesi fa
  • 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

    Dan ClifftonDan Cliffton5 mesi fa
  • They were too close. Could have used NRG seats for the low car ($300 pair) and Bride for the high car ($2000 each).

    Crayton CaswellCrayton Caswell6 mesi fa
  • hell ill come film and just dont pay me overtime lol. the know how and learning mixed with the laughs id love it

    Tyler FunkTyler Funk6 mesi fa
  • use should of swapped and both used 1 of HI cars seats each and got the cages done to

    waze fazewaze faze6 mesi fa
  • #carcreeps

    The SkeletonKingThe SkeletonKing6 mesi fa
  • I bought a pair of corbeau A4's and I love them. No regrets on those seats.

    Luke BronsteinLuke Bronstein6 mesi fa
  • #boostcreeps

    Luis AquinoLuis Aquino6 mesi fa
  • Bro I don't use my legs every day

    JinjirGimpJinjirGimp6 mesi fa
  • But can you do this?

    Farhan094Farhan0946 mesi fa
  • When Sparco is expensive, what the hell is recaro then?

    FHIFHI6 mesi fa
    • The 1%

      Aaron ParsonsAaron Parsons6 mesi fa
  • 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😎

    Tay HunTay Hun6 mesi fa
  • 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

    TrumpTrump6 mesi fa
  • You know your broke when the cheap stuff to them is expensive to you

    Yun AlfoYun Alfo6 mesi fa
  • Both of our cars are full of farts

    Mauritazu •Mauritazu •6 mesi fa
  • 7:30 the disappointment

    tgm willytgm willy6 mesi fa
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