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Old 01-23-2007, 09:13 PM   #10
Jonathan
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Join Date: Feb 2001
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Natick, MA USA
Vehicle:
1999 Legacy GT Ltd
Quick Silver Metallic

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Originally Posted by Patrick Olsen View Post
Too bad you didn't ask a few months ago when I was still living down there. I have my '99 seats still.
Pat - The Leather seats on my '99 GT have seat bottoms that I find are much too firm, Between these seats and the moon roof, I have very little head room, also under anything approaching serious performance driving I have a general sensation of 'sliding off' these seats.

On the other hand, my 'beater' '96 Legacy "L" has softer cloth seats that are reasonably 'grippy', and with the softer seat bottoms I actually sink in to the seats a bit, giving me that much more head room.

I cant help wondering if ditching the leather on the '99 will give me more head room or not...

I am not sure if the seat designs in general changed over the years to make the seat bottoms firmer, or if this is just something unique to the leather seat option...

Are you actually interested in selling your stock cloth seats ?

Thanks.
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Last edited by Jonathan; 01-23-2007 at 09:17 PM. Reason: cleaned up spelling & typos
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