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MrE

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Re: Seats too high
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2016, 01:49:36 AM »
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Re: Seats too high
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2016, 12:07:14 AM »
I purchased a set of racing seats called VR-1's that were made from a company called arizenracingsports.  They are low profile but you do not lose any comfortability with them.  I had Pontiac Soltice seats mocked up but when i installed these VR-1 seats they dropped between 3 to 4 inches from the previous height.  He had them on close-out but I know an automotive upholstery shop that bought alot of them.  The seats kinda of look like Diablo seats. Anyway I got mine from "Jerry" at Auto Custom Leather PH(800)574-2390.  He gave me a deal on mine, hope that helps if your looking at new seats.

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Re: Seats too high
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2016, 09:48:35 PM »
MrE,
   I am not sure whether this is as critical on a Fiero chassis, but typical seats for a Countach are usually too wide and too tall as well as too high. The Procar Sportsman Pro seats are a good solution that I have found. They look correct, are plenty low, and are available from Jegs or Summit for under $200. I get them at OEM pricing but you are better off with them and free shipping. Another $100 will get rid of that cheesy velour insert. The carbon fiber material around it looks really nice. Most aftermarket seats are 22"-23" wide and these are 21", and most of them are 36"-37" tall which hits the roof and these are 34" tall. That does'nt sound like much difference, but I have found it to be a big deal. They come with adjustable tracks included but you can get another 1-1/4" of headroom by bolting them directly to the floor.   

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Re: Seats too high
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 09:04:38 PM »
Thanks! It is a stretched fiero frame. I'll look into dropping the seat pan a couple inches.  Thanks!  MrE

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Re: Seats too high
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2016, 05:01:23 PM »
drop the floor pan area where the seats are 2-3" ,it would help to know if this is a fiero or tube chassis ,several seat tracks are very low profile,corvette, fiero, camaro,mr2 ,nsx....etc.
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Seats too high
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2016, 01:50:47 PM »
Hi all. Almost done with the wrap and interior install on the 85 Countach
I bought in Oct. The problem is that the camaro seats are 2-3 inches to high- I'm only 5'8" and my head hits the roof! How can I gain 2 inches+
But keep the slide mechanism? Any other COMFORTABLE adjustable seats that won't break the bank I could use?  Thanx!  MrE