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does anyone feel like they sit very low in the single cab bench seat?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by mkuenzli, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:12 AM
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    mkuenzli

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    my truck is taller than me and im 6ft and its taller than most trucks i guess but when im in it i have to look up to see other trucks even when mines taller, i think its how low the bench seat is to the actual truck, anyone else notice this, or is it just me?
     
  2. Aug 29, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    stunt man hans

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    the seating position is a bit lower than other trucks even though my truck has significantly more ground clearance.

    its a real truck :) thats what you want low center of gravity and highest possible ground clearance
     
  3. Aug 29, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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    shemp

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    Try a phone book...? :D
     
  4. Aug 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    litegide24

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    No. IMO its better than the 5 gallon bucket in a minivan.
     
  5. Aug 29, 2012 at 6:43 PM
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    I think a 5 gallon bucket would be more comfortable.
     
  6. Aug 29, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    This is the 5th Toyota pickup for me so I have a hard time on the pail, plus you don't lean as much in the turns. Also have a Chevy Tahoe and an Accord w/power seats, 1st thing I do is lower it all the way and it ain't low enough.

    If you think about the cab design, even if they raised it an inch the headroom compramise would be a huge disadvantage for some. I suppose the seat height has much to do w/the length of the driver.
     
  7. Aug 29, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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    Rich91710

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    I'm 6'3", but I do slouch a bit.
    I see people complaining about the mirror position and the headroom....

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Aug 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    Little bit but it's nice to look over in the next lane and see...[​IMG]
     
  9. Aug 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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  10. Aug 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    Agree totally, don't like the mirror position or the field of view from the windshield and not thrilled with the headroom. Although if they raise the headroom it would make the cab unpropotionate. Who knows, maybe they could design it w/better headroom.
     
  11. Aug 29, 2012 at 10:26 PM
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    hahaha this is 100% true
     
  12. Aug 30, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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    I'm 6'2" and I've never felt like the seat was too low. The interior of this truck actually fits me really well, I keep the seat 1 click away from the back of the cab, and I've added a little center console as an armrest.
     
  13. Aug 31, 2012 at 3:19 AM
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    thats true, i have a lot more ground clearance than any other of my buddies big diesels or 6" lifted trucks, it really helps in the woods.
     
  14. Aug 31, 2012 at 5:42 AM
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    I'm 6'2" also and find the seat too high. The rearview mirror blocks a portion of my forward view, I have to duck below to see around it.
     
  15. Aug 31, 2012 at 11:24 AM
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    Rich91710

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    Bench seat?
     
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