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Old 04-17-2012, 06:26 PM   #21
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Damn, Stretch. I thought of somebody 6'8" in a Mustang and the image of the circus bear riding the tricycle kept popping to mind.

There was a company in NPD that made relocation brackets for the front seats that moved the seats back 6-8 inches.

Galaxies & Torinos are a lot roomier.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:02 PM   #22
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i am 6'7 and i have more than enough head room in my '69.

The leg room is fine, if i had my way i would like to have more, but i am not cramped inside
I'll bet your mustang is an automatic. I am 6'4 and I swapped my FMX for a 5 speed and it is the clutch leg that is problematic. Raising the left leg to operate the clutch jams it between the steering wheel and the door panel. This is after lowering and moving back the seat pans fairly substantially.
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:55 AM   #23
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yea it is automatic
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:19 AM   #24
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I'll bet your mustang is an automatic. I am 6'4 and I swapped my FMX for a 5 speed and it is the clutch leg that is problematic. Raising the left leg to operate the clutch jams it between the steering wheel and the door panel. This is after lowering and moving back the seat pans fairly substantially.
A smaller diameter 13.5" steering wheel will help that. As a side benefit, your steering will feel more responsive.
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A smaller diameter 13.5" steering wheel will help that. As a side benefit, your steering will feel more responsive.
That would be an option if not for the manual rack. I tried a smaller wheel but quickly went back to the 15". When it's time to shift I simply tilt the wheel up, this gives me the space I need lol.
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