driver seats

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  1. LTS

    LTS

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    Does anyone have knowledge of 'vans with low or very adjustable cab seats. I am very tall and cannot sit in anything other than an A class (and still see under the top of the windscreen without ducking !) There must be coachbuilts, low profiles etc that have seats for a giraffe but i've yet to find one.
     
  2. wasp

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    Hi LTS and welcome I had a Fiat and now a Transit they both had adjustable height seats, you dont say how tall :thumb::thumb::thumb:Cheers Rob W
     
  3. Pugboxter

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    Another thing to watch out for is aftermarket swivel bases, these add around one to two inches to the seat height, so if you find a van with a swivel and don't need it to swivel you will be able to lower the seat by those one or two inches by removing the swivel bit.
     
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    It is also possible to get seat bases that are lower than standard for some seat shops if you are very tall.



    Dave :thumb::thumb:
     
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    How tall are you ??
    Welcome to the site BTW sure someone will be able to advise you.
     
  6. Terry

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    Hi LTS, think outside the box :thumb: most vans come with the seat fastened to a box,::bigsmile: this can be cut down and welded back together easy.Renault espace seats swivel and go up /down can be got cheaply from the scrapyards :thumb:My own seats where put on the bases from the rear of the ambulance which were on swivels, at around £350 each to buy :Eeek::ROFLMAO:
    terry
     
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    yes you can.

    i cant remember the company name but they are at most of the shows.

    their bases are (i think) around 5" lower than standard and cost, if i remember right, around £90 each.

    of course, if your leisure battery lives under the seat that will need a new home.
     
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