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Post by henspeed » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:39 pm

Viewed a SE6 earlier, the driving position was a bit off
It seemed like the seat was too far to the right, any clues to what may have been the issue?



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Post by MarkHawkins » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:46 pm

Did the front seats (or runners) appear to be non standard?


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Post by peter freeman » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:08 pm

Perhaps the PO had moved it because he did not like the peddles being offset to start with - as they are.



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Post by henspeed » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:37 pm

The seat appears standard to the untrained yes but fell bloody uncomfortable my left leg could feel the metal frame, must really be a seat / runner issue, made me a little nervous of the car though



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Post by scimmy_man » Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:27 pm

call at you local noggin and try a few more?
or go to Curbro next month.

edit just seen your location is there a local meeting?


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Post by henspeed » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:44 pm

Being plastic the body cannot be bent, I viewed the car a couple of years back and don’t recall the awkward position then.
Cannonball is fairly local to me (well about 2.5hrs by fast motor car)
Maybe he would do me a solid and let me have a seat in his one?



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Post by Datsundrew » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:18 pm

We’re they original seats? My 6 had the originals in it, and although a lot of people find them comfortable, I didn’t,and my partner absolutely hated them as it ‘pinched’ his backside. I had no such luck, but I replaced them with xjs seats, which are far superior.



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Post by Oxymoron » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:55 pm

The seats in the SE6 are situated towards the outside of the car I find, leaving you feeling pinned against the Door!
There seems a lot of space by the centre armrest by comparison....just the design of the body over the central chassis I suppose!


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Post by henspeed » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:03 am

And do you reel the wheel is offset left in comparison?
When I was sat in the seat the centre of the wheel was about in line with my left leg.



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Post by scimjim » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:47 am

Just had a sit in a 6b and the wheel is offset from the seat centre by about an inch - two at the most.


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Post by henspeed » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:16 pm

Maybe it’s right enough then
Thanks for checking



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