Big guy seat question

97RioRedV6

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Who all, if any, is running any of the non adjustable corbeau seats? Ive sat in a set in an 03 cobra, and didnt think anything of it. Im wondering if they sit any lower. Im a big guy (6'3) and ive got a longer upper body somyhead skims the top a little bit. I was wondering if i switched to the corbeaus i liked if it would sit any lower. TIA

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that is an interesting question I figured you were a fatty trying to wedge yourself in a seat too small. I have the corbeau GT2 seats myself and I am willing to bet that they are a little lower. The bottom of the seat is not all that thick and willing to bet it buys you an inch or two. When I get out of the hospital I can compare them to my parts car(95 gt) with stock seats and measure to the roof if you want.
 

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that is an interesting question I figured you were a fatty trying to wedge yourself in a seat too small. I have the corbeau GT2 seats myself and I am willing to bet that they are a little lower. The bottom of the seat is not all that thick and willing to bet it buys you an inch or two. When I get out of the hospital I can compare them to my parts car(95 gt) with stock seats and measure to the roof if you want.

lol, im not too big of a fatty. Im just a taller torso guy. if you can measure thatd be great.
 

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now the GT2 is more of a regular seat then a race seat and the 95 gt seats are not the same as the cobra seats but I think it will help you a little. Don't forget that the stock seat has space for the motors that move it so if you needed to you could probably modify the brackets to allow you too gain a couple of inches.
 

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My corbeau's aren't fixed back but they are definitely lower than my stock leather seats. I don't have any measurements though. And fwiw, I'm about 6'1".
 

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I was thinking more along the lines of the fx1's. thats the model i was most comfortable with. judging by the dimensions of the fx1 wide, i dont think im WIDE enough for that. lol
 

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I am a skinny shit. I use to have another 35 lbs of muscle before I got sick. The GT2's they are tight on me as far s the bolsters/waist area. I have been waiting to get one of my fat friends in it too see what they say but it has not happened. NO FATTIES IN MY CAR!
 

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If you use the Corbeau seat tracks you will sit lower if you use the stock seat tracks I believe you will sit higher. I am 6'2" and used the Corbeau tracks and its perfect. Ill be swapping my new Saleen Recaros onto the Corbeau tracks and hopefully the hight wont change.
 

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