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Legroom!?! Where is it?

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    Legroom!?! Where is it?

    Please tell me there is a way to extend the legroom somehow, such aftermarket rails or something that the seat could be mounted to?

    I realize a sports car should fit like a glove, but this has my legs bent all the way up! I'm only approximately 6 ft tall, but I need more leg room in a car than most (hardly nobody pushes the seat all the way back in every car, except me).

    This might be the biggest disappointment of the car!

    SH

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    I extend mine pretty far back and there really aren't any issues with leg room and I am about 6' as well. Not to sound mean at all but did you test the car out at all before you bought it? A lot of these complaints would have been realized then by testing everything and sitting in the car.
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    I don't have any problems. I haven't even considered pushing the seat back to get in or out. I wonder if you don't have a Saturn? Every time I punch in a search in Ebay for LS1, it comes up with Saturn stuff? 6-0, 275 here.
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    I also don't have problems... I am 6'0" 230... I don't push the bottom all the way back, but do lean the back quite a bit.

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    never had much issue with driver. you do have power seat?

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    I have a little trouble getting in and out of Sara (2001 Z28) however @ 65 years of age, it's all part of getting older.

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    6'2 210 with no problems either. I've owned mine since new in 2002.

    You sure your seat is going all the way back and there isn't something obstructing it from doing so?
    It's on jackstands.

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    If the OP is ever back and checks this thread, his answer is right heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere

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    Try moving up to the front seat and try that..
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    Is this post for real?? Im second guessing now. Is my legroom all a gimmick? Im lost...please help

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    I have the stretch edition Trans Am WS6 or should I say TA WS6 SE, maybe that is why I don't have legroom issues....*sarcasm*
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    Thanks for the link and not just assuming that I'm nuts for wanting more leg room...

    BTW, I also have a Saturn SC1 coupe and it actually has a lot more leg room!

    SH
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    Back when a buddy of mine had his 89 Formula, he had the driver seat all the way back and the seat back almost completely horizontal. He was 6'6".

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    Yeah, that's me too, to make up for the tiny leg room, my seat back is very far back also... If getting in the car in a tight parking space, I have to slide down the entire seat back, haha

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    How does sliding the seat back down give you more "leg" room? You are still constrained by where the bottom of the seat meets the back of the seat. Unless you are saying you actually are sitting on the back of the seat. If that's the case, that sounds a bit strange/dangerous. How do you put your seat belt on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 35th-ANV-SS View Post
    How does sliding the seat back down give you more "leg" room? You are still constrained by where the bottom of the seat meets the back of the seat. Unless you are saying you actually are sitting on the back of the seat. If that's the case, that sounds a bit strange/dangerous. How do you put your seat belt on?
    I think he is saying to get out of the car he has to slide out of the seat if the parking space is too tight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cammed goat View Post
    Back when a buddy of mine had his 89 Formula, he had the driver seat all the way back and the seat back almost completely horizontal. He was 6'6".
    I was talking about this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 35th-ANV-SS View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by cammed goat View Post
    Back when a buddy of mine had his 89 Formula, he had the driver seat all the way back and the seat back almost completely horizontal. He was 6'6".
    I was talking about this.
    Oh nvm . In that case I am curious as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 35th-ANV-SS View Post
    I was talking about this.
    Honestly, I wondered the same thing. I was like WTF when I would ride with him.

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