Peugeot Autocruiser front passenger seat

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  1. rjchpalmer

    rjchpalmer Read Only Funster

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    The seat seems really high and for no good reason. It's a swivel seat the same as the drivers one apart from
    It seems to have a huge 'spacing frame' making it 4inches taller than the drivers seat. HRLP!! Richard.
     
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    Great question - ours is the same. Very odd. Have to put a cushion on the floor so my feet don't just dangle. :)
    Can't see anyway of altering it.
     
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    is it a case of the drivers seat has been lowered to give a better view someone was selling a lowered seat box on here recently they fit both sides
     
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    Thanks for your replies. On long journeys the passenger gets positively 'seasick'! Does anyone know if its possible to replace both seat with new swivelling captains seats?
     
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    As you already have seat swivels I can only assume you mean can both seats be lowered.
    Answer.....yes....unless your leisure battery is under the passenger seat in which case it will need relocating elsewhere.....
    Last time I saw the lowered seat bases for sale at a show they were 70 quid each

    CLICK HERE
     
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    This is my main niggle with our new to us Chausson on a Fiat. I'm about 5'3" and seat is too high. I'm going to try a cushion under feet but am concerned that a long journey could be v uncomfortable. Need proper solution.
     
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    for anybody handy with a welder, its about 2 hours work to remove the seat base, cut down, weld and refit
     
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    Would this be approved of by insurance company? Ok now to find a welder!!
     
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    it wont be type approved but exactly the same as the reduced height frames you can buy off the shelf
     
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    So I can buy the frame to replace the one under the seat? Cos not sure about finding a welder! Where do I look, eBay?
     
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    look in the classifieds here there was one for sale yesterday
     
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