Tag Archives: Gias

Bride Side and Knee Covers for Gias and Stradia Models

8 Jun

Fugazi Bride (or why you shouldn’t trust your ass to replicas)

29 Jun

Lately, alot of fugazi (fake) Bride seats have been popping up all over ebay, and the usual forums. So Shino and Bun at Lot-USA (Bride Japan’s sole distributor for North America) put together this nice check list on how to spot a fake.

Why fake it? Why trust a vital piece of safety equipment, and a key styling point on your car to a fake seat? Tons of guys out there try to impress people by making themselves bigger than they are…don’t do it, you look foolish. I get it, Bride seats can be expensive (though several models are very reasonably priced!), but if you can’t afford it, don’t worry – there is no shame there. Just save up till you can! Hit up the authorized Bride dealers for the US and see if any of their customers are interested in selling theirs and trading up. Use this guide to spot the fake, and grab yourself a good used set from one of the many forums out there. The end result will be something you’ll be proud of, something that has the right R&D behind it to be both stylish and safe, and something that will last, and hold it’s value for years to come.

Mike’s New Bride

25 Jan

A little while ago we showed you a super clean Z32 Twin Turbo from down south.  Well, we just got pictures of the car with the new carbon/kevlar Bride Gias installed!  With the red stitching accent going well with the shift knob, shift boot and Nardi wheel, this is an interior I’d love to spend time in.  Car looks great Mike, keep it up!

So I’m Having this Dream, I’m in a Turbo Z…..

6 Nov

The other day we get an email from a nice guy down in Alabama looking for some Bride seats.  We exchange emails a few times, and it turns out he has a Z32 Twin Turbo.  We got to talking, and I asked for some pics of the car, since it’s not too often that you see a Z32 that would be worthy of such a seat, but this one surely is!  This is one clean looking car.  Just has your basic bolt on stuff for now, but man, what a ride.  Work Meisters really set it off well…a classic wheel that never gets old.  The Z32 Twin Turbo was truly ahead of it’s time, and even though it’s been nearly 20 years since it first debuted, I think the overall styling of the car remains clean and fresh, and not outdated.  I’ll update the pics once the seats are installed !

And for those that didn’t get the title of this post, here is the commercial that it’s from…..I believe it only ran one time during the 1990 Superbowl – and directed by Ridley Scott (pretty cool!)