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Old 04-29-2008, 03:46 AM   #1
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so im 6'2ish, i NEED to lower the seats as much as possible. appart from taking foam out of the seat, has anyone delt with this problem? are there any lowing seat bracket kits out there?
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so im 6'2ish, i NEED to lower the seats as much as possible. appart from taking foam out of the seat, has anyone delt with this problem? are there any lowing seat bracket kits out there?


im 5'9~5'10 if I've had my wheaties, I know you are considerably taller than me, but i sit nearly straight up and my head used to hit the roof. This seat is the 10 degree kirkey econ, 100 bucks and 60 for the slip cover, as it is, it sits 4 inches lower than stock, and i retained the stock sliders, I plan to find a good spot for it and remove the sliders so i can basically sit on the floor, mostly for ***** and giggles but also because my rear view mirror actually obstructs my view, SURPRISINGLY so . .
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There are no seat lowering bracket kits out there for the miata I know of.
Samnavy is the king of low. Cut foam out of the seat, bend the front of the bracket lower and notch out the front hole. Get a race seat and bolt it to the floor withoutsliders. Remove the seat standoffs from the floorboard and bolt a seat to the floor that way for even more headroom.

How low do you want to go and why do you want to be that low? 2" helmet rule or what?
I'm 6'2 and you can read my rollbar thread here.
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/sho...ht=rollbar+die
It talks about modifying things to gain more headroom.
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:18 AM   #4
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How low do you want to go and why do you want to be that low? 2" helmet rule or what?
i have to look over or under the horizontal between the a-pillers to see most traffic lights.
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i have to look over or under the horizontal between the a-pillers to see most traffic lights.
Who doesn't? Seriously damn near everyone has to do that to see traffic lights. If you don't like it then don't pull as far forward and you won't have to duck to look up at them.
The foam extomy will help some for that. Removing your driver side visor will as well.
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Im 6' and All the way back on the seat slider thingys, I got a good amount of room, its just easier to look over the windshield to see lights.
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I sit at 5'11" and really don't have any issue like that. Do you sit straight up with the seat all the way forward? Most aftermarket seats drop you the amount you would probably want. Also enough to make smaller 5'8" sized dudes feel even smaller.

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I'm 6'1" and do just fine!
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