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Re: Help, My Seat's too High!

Subject: Re: Help, My Seat's too High!
From: Larry Dickstein <>
Date: Sun, 02 May 1999 21:30:12 -0500 wrote:

> On Sun, 2 May 1999 10:25:14 -0700 "Lonn Howard" <> writes:
> >My problem exactly!  I just completed an interior restoration and
> >recently sat in our new BGT for the first time.  My wife is 5'4" and
> >even she has difficulty with the seat/leg-room/steering-wheel
> >equation.
> >Let us know how you fix this problem.  I was/am considering a new
> >steering wheel that is smaller in diameter 'cuz I've never even sat in
> >a
> >B before and didn't know what it should feel like. I thought it odd
> >that
> >it should be so tight.  I'll hold off for a while.

> >Lonn Howard

> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <>
> >To: <>
> >Sent: Sunday, May 02, 1999 10:08 AM
> >Subject: Help, My Seat's too High!
> >
> >
> >> I just got done re-doing the driver's seat on my 71 B. I used parts
> >from
> >> Moss: foams, diaphragm, and seat upholstery kit. I used a diaphragm
> >instead
> >> of webbing because the original seat had a diaphragm. Now my seat is
> >TOO
> >> HIGH! My legs are pressing against the steering wheel.
> >> Bob Donahue (Still stuck in the '50s)

> Not sure about this at all - my first reaction was to think "how would
> Bob Allen answer this one" - hehehe - we miss your vitriol Bob - are you
> out there??

> mike robson

Bob would probably say that he should ride around in the car for a week or
so.  The seats would never sit that high again!!  He had a little computer
problem, got kicked off the list for too many unread messages, and is
spending too much time in his new rollin' Ramada.  I'll tell him you
inquired about his health.
Larry Dickstein
Lone Jack, MO

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