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Old 01-29-2015, 10:12 PM   #1
Moviemaggot
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Default 2010 Impreza, Driver Seat incredible back pain.

Hey all,

I've had my 2010 Impreza for almost 2 years now, no issues.
Driver seat has always been pretty comfortable at least as far as I could tell.
In recent weeks i have been having incredible back pain and I have a manual seat and I know these dont have lumbar supports but it feels as if there was a lumbar and it disappeared. My lower back just sinks into the seat and it is so painful to sit down for more than a few minutes.

Any suggestions out there for these years of Impreza?
Any lumbar kits or fixes? or maybe even a new seat?

Please any help is appreciated
-Driver in pain
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Old 01-29-2015, 10:39 PM   #2
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I've found that the seats are pretty uncomfortable too.
The springs don't seem to like staying attached to the frames. Maybe that's what's going on with yours.
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Old 01-30-2015, 05:52 PM   #3
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One thing I would suggest try doing is going to a chiropractor and getting yourself checked out. If you can only sit for a few mins, sounds like something is wrong.

A temp fix would be to throw on one of those lumber back rests. http://smile.amazon.com/Duro-Med-Rel...upport+for+car
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Old 01-30-2015, 11:11 PM   #4
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Angry back pain

I had a lot of pain in my back after long drives in my Impreza. No pain when I drove my other car. Went for physical therapy. Finally caught on and bought a lumbar support, and it works . Seats are shaped poorly. Back is much better.
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Old Yesterday, 09:40 AM   #5
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My seats are becoming punishing as well at 97k. Going to try out that lumber support. I've tried a sit on cushion but it didn't help much. I remember reading one gentleman on here installed BRZ seats and loved them. Those are probably a grand for two used then I believe he had to make / fabricate the seats to bolt in. I don't remember if he retained his airbags but I do remember he was very happy with the comfort aspect. If you have the money and are willing to undertake the instal it may be a good solution


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