Need better seats - Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 10:11 AM Thread Starter
Smokin Member
Voler's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: NC
Posts: 38
Need better seats

Ok I知 a large fellow 6 foot and 280 lb. I love my car but the seat SUCK. I知 looking for a decent riding thin seat that will fit the car and me ROFL. Currently with stock seat I have it all the way back and leaned back to give me some room, my head still hits the T tops (I have extra tops and was considering a slight mod to them.) I also feel no support laterally in the factory seat which in hard corner slings me a bit. I知 even considering a steering Colum mod to take 1-2 inches out of it. Any suggestions for a great seat under a grand for the 2?
Voler is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 09:36 PM
Smokin Member
Frank_nesta's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 20
A couple of things, If you had a set of moon roof you get extra 3 inches of head room. Some people me included have C5 and C6 seats. To make them work, for tall people, they usually remove all the power stuff and bolt them directly to the floor in a fixed position.

I am 5'9" and do not have that problem and also my car is a convertible so I get a little extra headroom there. They sit about 3 - 4 inches higher than the stock C3 seats with all the power stuff installed.

Check out my profile picture to see my seats.

Last edited by Frank_nesta; 12-09-2012 at 09:41 PM.
Frank_nesta is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 06:38 PM
Smokin Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: wisconsin
Posts: 3
ive wondered about this also, ive heard of fiero seats being used, but are there other seats out there that would also work without to many mods?
7.3 dave is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-18-2012, 12:25 PM
Smokin Member
chstitans42's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Frisco, TX
Posts: 11
C4 seats sit a little higher than the c3 ones do, c5 seats seems to work for most, some consider fiero seats. What year do you have? If you have a 78 and up with power seats, you will have an interesting time with the install, seeing your floor pans are different depths. Ask me how I know!
chstitans42 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Share This Thread

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome