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Old 10-20-2012, 06:05 AM   #43
tech10002
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Join Date: Sep 2012
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Location: Lexington, KY
What I Drive: 2012 Candy Blue SE Hatch

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Originally Posted by MikeSchultz View Post
hey all,for me the seat it almost feels like my hamstring is strecthing, so what i did was pad the bottom of the seat so you wouldn't be so deep in the seat, that did help, but still after 40 mins the pain in the leg started, so a few days later i actually removed the 2012 seat cushion and used a 2008 focus seat cushion, this seat cushion is def better for me, i also padded the bottom of the seat to rais me out of the seat a little and it was better, i don't get the pain as instense, but it def made the ride more bearable, my next step is to see if i can sit in a power seat, if the power will rais the back part of the seat cushion this might help, but most likely i will be getting a set of aftermarket seats. i'm gonna take my time in setting them up, i want to use the existing factory seat bracket and mount the seat to it. so i will get a junk yard seat that i can dismantle.
How did the 2012 seat cover fit over the 2008 bottom cushion? Could you post a couple pictures of it? I'm really interested in trying this myself, but the wife wouldn't like it unless it looked good. The driver's seat is my my #1 complaint about this car. I love almost everything else.
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