Vette(s): 81 beauty all original (not anymore!!)
Its more fun now!
Hi guys... Now you have me thinking about my uncomfortable seats in my 81 (driver is power) Anyone know of a good seat with a higher back and maybe more padding?? its great for 100 miles but any longer and i have to hit the advil after!!!!!!!
Vette(s): 1981 Corvette Two-Tone Claret color, 4 spd,
I was told that 82-86 Fiero seats are a good swap and comfortable than the earlier c3 seats
You jogged my memory. It was Fiero seats I sat in last week. They were comfy but sat much higher. The owner said the upholstery shop could not get them lower in the car. If you are 6 ft tall you'll have an inch or two max above your head.
Vette(s): Silver 1974 Convertible - L82 4 speed
Low miles (was only 8,900 when I bought it in March 2006) - Now 42K miles. Original owner bought it as an investment for son's college expenses.
2008 Jetstream Blue Convertible - DAILY DRIVER!!
I did put C5 seats in my 74 convertible. Like John said about the others, they sit much higher. I bought an extra set of C3 tracks and created a template on plywood for the holes, then lined up the C5 seats and put the tracks on them (had to tap a couple of new holes). Overall, a pretty simple process.
I wanted a Corvette my whole life, but I never dreamed of all the wonderful people I would meet because of it!
Vette(s): 1969 convertible 427/390 5 speed
triple black with L-88 hood;
2013 Grand Sport Coupe, manual, Night Race Blue
1999 coupe, auto, Artic White
I installed modified Corbeau seats in my '69. The seats are shaved, but still sit a little higher than the factory seats. The modified seats are available in 2 styles from Speed Direct (speeddirect.com). Better padding with side and lateral bolsters.
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