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Old Jul 5, 2012, 09:29 AM
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widening of stock leather seat...?

I have a 34-36 inch waist and the bolsters on the seat bottom dig into the sides of my thighs. It gets pretty uncomfortable at times in the sense that any trip longer than 2 hours is pretty uncomfortable.


Question is... Has anyone had the bottom of the seat widened an inch or two before?
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 09:34 AM
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I dont mean to sound like a dick...wouldnt it be better to cut a size down? it would be cheaper and more beneficial...just my 2 cents
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 09:46 AM
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Trade with someone for lancer seats.
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 10:10 AM
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I'm a 34-36 and don't even find the seats snug. Odd.
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get some mercedes s class will be fine
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I'm a 38 waist. Chubby. But also broad shouldered and stout. Seats are fine to me.
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 11:28 AM
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I'm heavy..like enough where drag racing dreams are wasted.

Sit in them enough and they'll fit better :-D working for me
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Originally Posted by TheBlade View Post
I'm heavy..like enough where drag racing dreams are wasted.

Sit in them enough and they'll fit better :-D working for me

Lol

I think his 34-36 is more like 40-42. Im a 34 and i fit comftably with extra room.
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Evod350z View Post
Lol

I think his 34-36 is more like 40-42. Im a 34 and i fit comftably with extra room.
Oh you MF'er! Lol. I guess all you boys are built like a Thai 12 year old ladyboy.

It is the bolsters at the front of the seat that push into my mid thighs. Bolsters on the seatback are fine, and the ones where my *** goes are fine too. Just the forward ones.

Regardless I didn't ask everyone's opinion of their waist size and how well they fit in the seat.
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 04:31 PM
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Oh you MF'er! Lol. I guess all you boys are built like a Thai 12 year old ladyboy.
Ladyboys

They will widen a little as you break them in
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Welcome to club, Matt, both in having this problem (while not being fat) and in getting a highly useful from Ken in your thread about it. I've tried several "fixes" and the only one that worked was a thin cushion beneath me. On long trips, I also shift the seat forward or back once every 45 minutes or so, to move the point of contact around a bit.
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Originally Posted by Iowa999 View Post
Welcome to club, Matt, both in having this problem (while not being fat) and in getting a highly useful from Ken in your thread about it. I've tried several "fixes" and the only one that worked was a thin cushion beneath me. On long trips, I also shift the seat forward or back once every 45 minutes or so, to move the point of contact around a bit.
I'm really not to sure if your serious or sarcastic in your answer. But I found mine have widened or expanded a little from when they were new. And you suggestion of a cushion is a good one. I do the same as needed.

Also my wife is pretty thin. I think around 130lbs. And she hates the seats with a passion.

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Old Jul 5, 2012, 09:14 PM
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I've got about 6.4k miles on the car. I'll deff try the cushion deal and see how it goes. Thanks for the tips!
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Just hit the threadmill for a couple of weeks man its cheap and it will benefit your health
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I'm a 36, have no problem with the seats, but I am trying to get down to a 34-32
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