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ArumnDark
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ArumnDark Apr 20, 5:53am - #159777 
2004 Silver Streak Toyota Celica
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Is it possible to lower your seats?

Or would it be way more trouble than it's worth?

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NorwayGT
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NorwayGT Apr 20, 5:55am - #159778 

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ive never herd of it being done

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v3n0m Apr 20, 5:58am - #159779 

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It's possible, but you'll have to fabricate your own seat rails, which means a lot of time & effort has to be spent on getting it right. Why do you wanna lower it? Why not just use the knob on the left side & lower the sit like that?
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ArumnDark
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ArumnDark Apr 20, 6:01am - #159780 
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Originally Posted by v3n0m

It's possible, but you'll have to fabricate your own seat rails, which means a lot of time & effort has to be spent on getting it right. Why do you wanna lower it? Why not just use the knob on the left side & lower the sit like that?


I have been using that. Was just curious if lowering the seats was possible without a lot of trouble. Fabricating custom seat rails seems like more trouble than I'm willing to work with right now. Unless I grow a few feet in height sometime soon tongue

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Speed4TheNeed Apr 20, 11:02am - #159781 

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i don't even think my seat adjusts up or down...in any case my seat is only about 2 inches above the floor. any lower and i'd practically be sitting on the floor.

another alternative would be to buy a thinner racing seat...serves practically the same purpose as lowering your seat with a lot less work (although not cheap..and most of the time you have to buy specific brackets & sliders for a new seat)
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Veilside Apr 20, 5:35pm - #159782 
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eric_h Apr 20, 10:47pm - #159783 

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spineyes why would you want them any lower, its hard eough getting in and out the way it is

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RyOlSe Apr 21, 3:40am - #159784 

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hey are you one of those super tall NBA players? [/color]

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Tito Apr 22, 2:07am - #159785 
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lmaoo super tall NBA players... lmao... if you r ship me an autograph!!!
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CeLlYgT04 Apr 22, 2:22am - #159786 

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Too much work to do in a celica
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CRBN BLU Apr 22, 3:25am - #159787 

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Originally Posted by ArumnDark
Originally Posted by v3n0m
It's possible, but you'll have to fabricate your own seat rails, which means a lot of time & effort has to be spent on getting it right. Why do you wanna lower it? Why not just use the knob on the left side & lower the sit like that?


I have been using that. Was just curious if lowering the seats was possible without a lot of trouble. Fabricating custom seat rails seems like more trouble than I'm willing to work with right now. Unless I grow a few feet in height sometime soon tongue


I think the problem is that this person is too short, versus too tall. Maybe seeing over the steering wheel is a problem. My girlfriend has that same problem whenever she drives my car. I think the Celica is better suited for taller drivers, even though it is a small car.
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devilinacelica Apr 22, 2:11pm - #159788 
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so why would he ask to lower the seats? i think hes tall and fits for now but wanted more head clearance.

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trog2233 Apr 22, 2:14pm - #159789 

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The stock seats do sit about 2 inches from the ground...i put in aftermarket seats and i have very minimal head clearance now...i gotta make some new brackets sometime thumbsup

But ur question about the stock seats...NO...almost impossible
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oas Apr 22, 2:14pm - #159790 
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you are allmost at the floor now .
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