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996 Seat Options Visual Cues


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Hi All - looking to swap out some interior bits in my new to me 996 C4S. At some point the PO swapped out the original supple leather and replaced with the perforated style, front and back. While I think the perforated looks better than supple and are in great condition, the seats put in lacked lumbar (retained heat, memory, and 8 way adjustment), which was optioned originally into the car.

To get lumbar back, I have been considering some options:

1) cheap route, towel, extra padding, or a manual inflatable air bag
2) install an after market electric lumbar (e.g. Rostra), buy switches, and place them in the unused rear window blanks at the rear of the center console
3) find replacement seats from a dismantler or ebay with the options I want and sell my current seats

For option 3, is there a way to verify what functions the seats have to ensure they are what I'm looking for? I can assume if it has the lumbar toggle on the control panel, it has lumbar. Can I also assume that if there is lumbar, there is also 8 way adjustment, heat, and memory? Is there a way to tell by looking at the connector pins? I have my eye on one from a dismantler, but they don't know the VIN it came from. Its off a 996 turbo.  Underside picture below.

TIA

 

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