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  Seat Swivels CTA + Mapa Swivel Boxed Sets    
 

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Create More Space:  Many motorcaravanners feel the need for swivelling front seats to create extra living space or just to ease the process of getting from cab to living space. So whether looking for these features or simply upgrading from another indifferent product these top quality seat swivels are for you!  Choose between the popular and excellent Mapa & CTA brands. Both are boxed sets whereas Fasp are 'bare' workshop products. Most swivels are in fact workshop products, i.e. all will require installation to varying degrees. All types are for 'standard' single cab seats only. Please note: ISRI, Captains Chairs, Comfort Seats, etc. aren't standard even if original supply!  Mapa & CTA are Crash Tested & CE approved.  Buy Below >>

Newer Models & Airbags!  Important Info!  Many new vehicles are fitted with ever more sophisticated airbag systems and 2007 models especially are going in for side airbags with elements of the system associated with the seats. Working on a vehicle with airbags presents special hazards and cautions and all the more so if the system is tied in with the seat structure. In these circumstances best advice is to have swivels workshop fitted by professionals with access to all the correct procedures. Latest advice is that it is necessary to pre-disconnect the battery on 2007 models following correct manufacturer procedures, failure to observe these might result in an airbag error warning which can only be dealer reset. On a few models you might have to make cosmetic trim adjustments or even some more serious modifications. Please note that 'franchise' mechanics are not usually prepared nor allowed to do this. We are of course happy to direct our customers to their nearest independent approved workshop if this would be best for you. This service is only available with a purchase.

Vehicle Model History is seen here if in doubt, the pictures are very useful!   Ducato/Boxer/Relay/Jumper  Sprinter/Crafter  Ford Transit  VW Transporter  Master/Movano  Traffic/Vivaro  Iveco Daily

NB: Re Instructions:  These are rarities with swivels, FASP have none the others are rather rudimentary. Popular models like Ducato-Boxer fairly straightforward, unbolt the seat, bolt in the swivel, bolt the seat back on, then check for free movement in particular near any trim, adjust trim if necessary. Some may need odd bits cut off if they are in the way of the turn. New swivels are stiff so swivel movement is often only possible sitting on the seat. You are expected to use your local DIY skills to sort out how to do it, this isn't rocket science as they say, but you might have to think about the process. These are mostly handed units for LH or RH use - so do note the general principle of the seat swivelling only 'inwards'. Some confusion arises about handle positions; on the older Fasp style with black handles the handles are mostly on the outside, while on the newer Fasp & Mapa with orange handles these are mostly on the inside and usually curve upwards. Some swivels have different arrangements like lift handles at the front for example. Also see our instructions examples for download as offered below. 

Customer Comment re CTA:  “I must say, they were easy to fit. I also bought dropped bases from Jennings as we are tall and spent a cold Sunday afternoon in the van fitting them. If only everything was such good quality as these CTA swivels - they make the old ones I had in the T3 seem very amateurish and dangerous, (they were the) one--small-bolt-in-the-middle type” JF.

Some models are more difficult - notably high spec VWs and Transit drivers side. See MMM January 07 issue for a comprehensive guide to a more complex fit to a T5 with side airbags, heated seats, and lumbar supports. This involved drilling, welding, and trim modification, and was definitely minor engineering rather than just fitting!  Transit drivers side has always been problematic too, you might even have to move the handbrake to make this work. This might involve a cut and weld or drop plate lowering process. Please note that marque 'franchise' mechanics are not usually prepared nor even allowed to do this kind of work. A complete handbrake relocation to the footwell 'for improved walkthrough' as per Ford literature might be provided by a Ford agent though. We are happy to direct our swivels customers to their nearest independent approved workshop if this suits. This service is only available with a purchase.

Don't Fit??  These swivels are successfully sold all over Europe but we get a fair number of "doesn't fit" calls, the vast majority of these are due to a) trying to fit them upside down and/or back to front. b) confusing registration year with the more important date of chassis manufacture - these can be years apart on motorcaravans! Many new models were introduced in late 2006 but didn't generally find their way onto motorhomes until 2007 or even 2008 and are referred to here as '07-on'. An example 07 Ducato van (X250) is shown left. c) Attempting to fit at floor level instead of between seat box & seat and d) not understanding that there may be substantial diy involved even down to using a hacksaw to cut bits off, also seat trim modifications are common.  Transit drivers side is renowned for fitting issues around the handbrake, if a problem in your vehicle it is still do-able but some minor engineering is then required.

Vehicle model history seen here, if in doubt, the pictures are very useful!   Ducato/Boxer/Relay/Jumper  Sprinter/Crafter  Ford Transit  VW Transporter  Master/Movano  Traffic/Vivaro  Iveco Daily

Swivel Direction:  Most modern swivels turn inwards (and back again of course) to expand living space and the handle is often now placed under the inside hand, i.e. in the direction of swivel. The handle plate is of course the uppermost one. These swivels are not designed to aid entry & exit from the vehicle!  CTA swivels are universal so do go in both directions.

NB: Our descriptions LH & RH refer to the seat & swivel position as seen from the normal driving position, they do not refer to swivelling direction. These descriptions are also independent of 'LHD' and 'RHD' issues. You may find Italian markings, sinistra (SX) left and dextra/dextera (D) right (LH & RH not LHD & RHD!).

Size & Weight:  These do vary quite considerably from vehicle to vehicle. The increased seat height is typically 32-44mm but the new 2007 Sprinter version in Mapa has an exceptional 105mm!  The CTA is a bit better at ~80mm but all Sprinter swivels are deep and heavy.  Weights are typically 8-9Kg for the lighter swivels and around 12-13Kg for the heaviest ones.

CTA Swivels catalogue with dimensioned drawings - click here (new window/tab).

Swivel Double seats?  Not as a standard product. We do know people have done this and have solved both the minor engineering and room-to-swing issues. We can't help with it ourselves though. If attempting such a mod do bear in mind the safety issues and the fact that this would be a non-tested non-approved installation.

MAPA / CTA Swivels for Boxer/Ducato, Sprinter, Iveco and Transit. These are top notch painted products that come as complete boxed kits with bolts. Many workshops are now using these as their preferred choice for Ducato family and Transit and New Sprinter. Mapa has a clever crash tested design based around a friction disc system and now with new versions being introduced for the 2007 model Ducato/Boxer and the 2007 model Sprinter (the latter being unusually large at 105mm thick and 12+Kg) All are great value aftermarket products!  Buy Below >>> 

CTAs are very similar, boxed with bolts, and great value for money but generally have a slightly different lever and swivel arrangement as picture. They are also universal fit i.e. the swivel direction is not handed so any offset is towards the rear not sideways. They are of course Crash Tested and CE approved. The X250 CTA version is illustrated right, we can supply a pdf type-approval certificate to customers buying these particular units. Neither Mapa nor CTA are 'TUV approved', they've not failed, the testing is just too expensive for most of their market. We do have certification for the CTA Swivels - emailed to customers on request.

Customer Comment re CTA:  “I must say, they were easy to fit. I also bought dropped bases from Jennings as we are tall and spent a cold Sunday afternoon in the van fitting them. If only everything was such good quality as these CTA swivels - they make the old ones I had in the T3 seem very amateurish and dangerous, (they were the) one--small-bolt-in-the-middle type” JF.  We are happy to recommend them.

Master 10?  Regrettably not, although designs are in testing there are complications, not least big increases in seat height and also problems with handbrake fouling.


Bolts:  Bolts are supplied with Mapa, CTA, & Sportscraft. In general you will need exactly the same number as are already fitted to your vehicle. These new high tensile or 'T' bolts will secure the swivel to the base while the originals will secure the seat to the swivel.

Instructions:  Workshop products don't come with individual instructions but we've created a general FASP instruction set using two examples so click here to open the FASP example instruction set as a PDF in a new window. This covers the Ducato/Boxer and VW Transporter in particular but has wider general application. Click here to see a MAPA example instruction sheet - as a pdf in a new window. Do remember that in many cases some minor modifications to trim etc are likely to be required. FASP now discontinued.

Swivelling: All swivels of whatever brand might need some seat adjustment to enable the turn. Steering wheels, handbrakes and even door grabs & pockets are all known to cause minor obstruction sometimes. In more difficult cases you might have to release the handbrake, open a door, or slide-tilt-rotate-slide to get full function. This is all down to the relative positions and sizes of the cab fittings not down to the swivel!!

Double Seats:  In general double seats don't swivel. These products aren't tested and approved for that use, neither for the offset load nor behaviour under crash conditions, and often there isn't room for the turn either.

ISRI: Please note that although 'ISRI' seats may have been fitted by the converter when the motorhome was supplied new - these are not standard van cab seats and our swivels will not fit!

FASP: Sorry no our importer has discontinued them.

All these swivels are normally in stock but order in confidence because we will always inform quickly of any unexpected delay offer a no quibble refund option if out of stock. All our swivels are sent out on a two day delivery service unless express overnight is required when there is an additional charge - order Express Delivery if required in the table below. These are heavy items, especially as a pair, and will often carry significant delivery surcharges to Highlands and Islands and Ireland.  Buy Below >>>


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CTA Brand Cab Seat Swivels   (MAPA are further below)

 

Express Delivery Option  -  for any/all products, add to cart if required.

Option

Express/ Rush Delivery - an additional -

8.00

Option

Highlands Delivery Supplement ~25Kg single pack under 1.5m to IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE postcodes e.g.  - an additional -

9.00

Option

Ireland B for single pack Max 25-30Kg and 1.5m long. Usually for up to a pair of swivels except 07-on Sprinter. Depending on order value the system may also charge for UK postage, where this is in excess we will refund it.

21.00

Option

Europe C for single pack Max 25-30Kg and 1.5m long. Depending on order value the system may also charge for UK postage, where this is in excess we will refund it.

25.00

CTA Branded Kit Range  -  Universal i.e. no LH/RH.   (Any Greyed-out are out of stock) - each

CTA Swivels catalogue with dimensioned drawings - click here (new window/tab).

All CTA are on Sale - no cashback

Part No

Description

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32852

Ducato-Boxer 2007-on Universal CTA Swivel Kit (X250/290) The 2007-on is a later design with larger diameter pivot They are 37mm high & 7.7kg ea. 

112.00

32854

Renault Master 2004-2010/2011 Uni CTA Swivel Kit

To order only - ETA usually 2-3 weeks.

119.00

32857

Sprinter 2006/07-on CTA Universal Swivel Kit
Still a deep swivel but lower than the Mapa ~ 46x46x8cm

169.00

32855

Sprinter 1996-2006 CTA Universal Swivel Kit  (Improved).

174.00

32858

Iveco Daily 2000-on Universal CTA Swivel Kit

140.00

32860

Transit 2000-on Universal CTA Swivel Kit

138.00

All CTA are on Sale - no cashback

 

MAPA Cab Seat Swivels   -  NB: All LH/RH are as seen if Driving  -  each

If individual products are O/S the similar CTA brand may be shipped.  (Any Greyed-out are out of stock)

 

Mapa Brand - Ducato-Boxer-Relay Family  -  Plus earlier Express-Ducato-J5/Daily/Expert/Scudo

Part No

Description

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32968

Mapa Seat Swivel RH Ducato/Boxer 2007-on 'X250'/'X290'
Boxed set including bolts. 

145.00

32966

Mapa Seat Swivel LH Ducato/Boxer 2007-on 'X250'/'X290'
Boxed set including bolts. 

145.00

32970

Mapa Seat Swivel LH Ducato/Boxer/Relay 1994 to 2006
Boxed Set with bolts. This swivel also fits the earlier Express/Ducato/J5 & the Daily/Expert/Scudo to-06/07

112.00

32972

Mapa Seat Swivel RH Ducato/Boxer/Relay 1994 to 2006
Boxed Set with bolts. This swivel also fits the earlier Express/Ducato/J5 & the Daily/Expert/Scudo to-06/07

112.00

 

For info: 2000-2006 Ducato swivels centres 400mm across, 305mm front-rear.

3297x

For Talbot Express/Early Ducato/J5 pre-94. Please buy 32970/72 Ducato-Boxer units above

Mapa Brand - Transit 2000-on & 2007-on

32978

Mapa Seat Swivel RH New Transit 2000/1 onwards incl >07
Boxed set including bolts.

154.00

32976

Mapa Seat Swivel LH New Transit 2000/1 onwards incl >07
Boxed set including bolts.

154.00

Mapa Brand - Mercedes Sprinter 2000 & 2007

32983

Mapa Seat Swivel RH - Mercedes New Sprinter 2007-on
Boxed set including bolts. Fits Crafter too.
These are unusually big and heavy - 105mm thick & ~13Kg
Note this also means the EU carriage charge is per each.

214.00

32981

Mapa Seat Swivel LH - Mercedes New Sprinter 2007-on
Boxed set including bolts.  Fits Crafter too.
These are unusually big and heavy - 105mm thick & ~13Kg
Note this also means the EU carriage charge is per each.

214.00

32982

Mapa Seat Swivel RH - Mercedes Sprinter 2000-06
Boxed set including bolts.

158.00

32980

Mapa Seat Swivel LH - Mercedes Sprinter 2000-06
Boxed set including bolts.

158.00

Mapa Brand - VW Crafter   For New Crafter = New Sprinter order the 32981 / 32983 above .

 

Mapa Brand - Iveco Daily

Part No

Description

Incl 

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32986

Mapa Seat Swivel RH  Iveco Daily 1999/2000 on
Boxed set including bolts.  (Includes 2007 models)

212.00

32984

Mapa Seat Swivel LH  Iveco Daily 1999/2000 on
Boxed set including bolts.  (Includes 2007 models)

212.00

Spare Parts

Part No

Description

Incl 

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33000

Red Nylon Handle for Mapa Swivel

11.95

Express Delivery Option  -  for any/all products, add to cart if required.

Option

Express/ Rush Delivery - an additional -

8.00

Option

Highlands Delivery Supplement ~25Kg single pack under 1.5m to IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE postcodes e.g.  - an additional -

9.00

Option

Ireland B for single pack Max 25-30Kg and 1.5m long. Usually for up to a pair of swivels except 07-on Sprinter. Depending on order value the system may also charge for UK postage, where this is in excess we will refund it.

21.00

Option

Europe C for single pack Max 25-30Kg and 1.5m long. Depending on order value the system may also charge for UK postage, where this is in excess we will refund it.

25.00

NB Our normal charge added automatically during checkout covers the standard mainland 2 day delivery

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Our swivels are sent out on a two day delivery service unless express overnight is required when there is an additional charge - order Express Delivery if required as at the bottom of the product list. Note these are heavy items and will carry significant delivery surcharges to the Highlands area and especially offshore.

All sizes where quoted are in metric units. All these seat swivels are normally stock items but order in confidence because we will always inform quickly of any unexpected delay and offer a no quibble refund option if out of stock.  If you have queries please email us.

   

 
 
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