1966 ford tbird drivers seat does not go back far enough and is too high


Asked by Aug 06, 2016 at 02:33 PM about the 1966 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Car Customization

drivers seat is electric, rails not long enough to give room for driver.
seat is too high to get your legs underneath steering wheel

3 Answers

Tom Demyan

Depends on the driver, you must be tall.


I'm 6'2" and I had a mechanic relocate my seat rails back about 2". As far as lowering the seat, I don't think there is anything you can do about it. If anything, go to an upholstery shop and see if they can rebuild it to make it lower. Downside of moving rails back is that no one can sit behind the drivers seat.

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Thanks for the best answer mark. Hope you find someone that can get your seat fixed to suit you. It's no fun to have a great car and not be able to totally enjoy driving it.

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