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Re: Seat height

To: "MGs" <>
Subject: Re: Seat height
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 20:40:58 -0700
I would think you could dispense with the wooden runners, as long as you 
don't have shag carpet which might get tangled in the slides. I have also 
heard of peple slicing an inch off the bottom of the seat foam. For this 
option I think you would want the diaphragm to keep from bottoming out.

BTW I'm 6' 1" but with the seat back raked a bit I find the forward view 
acceptable, but then I'm not all that tall from the waist up, I suppose.

Ptegler had this to say:

>Are you using the 'diaphragm's or 'lawn chair'  seat bottom supports.
>The diaphragm seat bottom foam support will easily keep the seat
>sitting an inch or two higher than the 'lawn chair' straps config.
>Paul Tegler 
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Richard Spurling" <>
>To: "MGs" <>
>Sent: Monday, October 23, 2000 9:11 AM
>Subject: Seat height
>I have a '76 MG B. I'm 6' tall. This means that I look straight through the
>top frame of the windscreen. I actually have lousy visibility in a car with
>no roof! I've tried reclining the seat, slouching in the seat, peering over
>the top. None work so I am going to have to either raise the top of the
>windscreen (err, perhaps not) or drop my seat. The seat is not over stuffed,
>so I am looking at lowering the seat in the car. Has anyone done this? Does
>anyone have any thoughts on how it can be done? Do those silly wooden slats
>under the seat rails do anything - if not, is removing them a sensible
>option (gee, that'd gain me a whole quarter inch)?
>'76 B type - the ones with the sexy black bumpers
>         Anne and Richard Spurling


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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