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Old 07-13-2005, 02:45 AM   #1
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Question Seat brackets. To move to driver seat back a few inches.

I am a tall guy (6'6") and I all ready have the seat all the back. It would help if I were a few more inches further back. I am going to make some brackets to move the seat as far back as I can get it. but I wanted to know if any one has done this or if there is a place to buy some. If any one has made them before please let me know how you did it. (save me some design time). Thanks.


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Old 07-13-2005, 09:00 AM   #2
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You might be able to extend the ones already cause putting different brackets on them will probably 'raise' the seat height.

I know what you mean, I'm 6'4/6'5 or so and yeah, not much room in there.... seat all the way back, bottom of the seat lowered as much as possible.... sunroof cover ALWAYS open. LOL
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Get some racing seat. Those things sit on the floor. Super low.
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The first time I sat in it, I felt disappointed with the seat adjustment, doesn't go back far enough for me either, and I am only 6'. But then I adjusted the steering wheel angle and its just right, but if I was like as tall as you guys, I think the car would be too small to drive safely. i.e. steering wheel between knees.
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I think the car would be too small to drive safely. i.e. steering wheel between knees.
It not too bad with the steering wheel. it goes up pretty high and the telescoping help alot. It is just my right knee hit the gear shift and is really annoying. I think with like 3 - 4 more inches it would be perfect.
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I'm in the same delema as you can see: Am I just too tall for this car?

If I cant find anything on the net in the next few weeks, as far as tips for doing this or a kit to buy, I'm going to make a set of brackets myself. If that happens I'll do a write up and would most likely be willing to make several sets. My main concern is not building them, but safety/insurance/warranty. I'll keep you guys posted, please do the same if you find anything.
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if you find something, i'm more then interested. 6'5" here, and it can be a pain.
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I still have some revisions to make from some sketches I have.. This is just the part to support the rear bolts. I still have to attach it to the front.

http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/4...racket29vz.jpg

The design is not done. This is a portion of the final design for the seat brackets. I need to find time to finish. I have a guy that is waiting for the plans and he will start to make them for me.
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^^^what ever you do though make sure that the brackets are like superglued to the floor, b/c if they are loose or something and you get in a crash, lol you might not be too happy.
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any more ideas?
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