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Old 11-05-2015, 03:24 PM   #1
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So i've had my 14STI for almost 2 years now. Lately, my back has been KILLING me every time I drive. The roads here in NYC suck and my suspension/tire set up is stock. I dont want to get rid of the car just because of the stiff ride.....SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!!!
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Back problems while driving are often related to the seat and how you sit in the seat. Seldom are they related to the springs and dampers.
If you are serious about solving your problem you should see a specialist, change your sitting behaviour and choose a new seat according his recommendations if needed.
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Old 11-05-2015, 09:05 PM   #3
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My stepdad drives with a small cushion on the seat to help support his lower back. He says it's pretty much impossible to drive without it (in any car). I don't have back problems.
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Old 11-05-2015, 09:30 PM   #4
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i feel old and im not even 30 yet... FML
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Old 11-06-2015, 11:05 AM   #5
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i feel old and im not even 30 yet... FML
I hear you, I'm 30 and have had lower back problems for the past 6 years as a result of a racing crash. As mentioned before, the biggest piece of the puzzle is finding a seat that fits you and supports your back correctly. You could also try using a lumbar support cushion to reposition your back.
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