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PostSubject: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptySun Aug 30, 2015 8:17 pm

Tonight's question from the carfest field - music not so great tonite - waiting for take that!! Things may not improve.

Has anyone got a swivel drivers seat with power steering? If so pros and cons?

I think Danbury said something about if you have power steering it raises the seat anyway and adding a swivel raises it further so not ideal for the taller driver? But it would seem to add another sensible seat for the evening.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptySun Aug 30, 2015 9:16 pm

I had a swivel seat and power steering. Yes the seat was higher and at times noticeably so but not impossibly. However to be fair, it was a mod that I needn't have bothered with as I think I turned the seat so few times it would be fair to say it was a waste of money. Also, it was a bit of a faff, as the seatbelt needed unhooking and the chair moving back/forward to clear the steering wheel. Wouldn't recommend.
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 6:18 pm

Ok. Thank you for heads up. Anyone else?
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 6:28 pm

I don't recall the driver's seat of any Danbury DD/Pas BraziBay being higher than usual, and I've driven a number.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 6:43 pm

I had a swivel seat (without PAS) but took it out because I ended up looking out of the wndscreen above the wiper line and when I looked sideways I saw headliner rather than through the window! Plus it was such a faff to swivel it round. I'm not extra tall - 5'9".
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 8:02 pm

It's a good job I haven't got one. I struggle to see out of the windscreen at the best of times.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 8:06 pm

Ours is fine no problems ..yes it's higher than std but nothing I worry about..we swivel ours all the time it is a matter of knack.we wouldn't be without it .
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyMon Aug 31, 2015 8:16 pm

Ooh a divide in the camp. Anyone got one going to dubs in the forest or the Halloween bash?
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyTue Sep 01, 2015 9:25 am

Hope you head is not in a 'spin' over all of this advice from both sides!
(We doo not have a swivel seat)
We suggest you need to 'Try before you buy'

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyTue Sep 01, 2015 12:47 pm

Well it's giving me food for thought whilst sat in Frankfurt having missed the connection to Nice!!
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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyTue Sep 01, 2015 1:07 pm

Not so nice!
Hope your day gets better!

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyThu Mar 10, 2016 12:29 pm

So... is it possible to have both driver and passenger seats to swivel 180 degrees facing back into the living area?

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyThu Mar 10, 2016 1:00 pm

@timmm wrote:
So... is it possible to have both driver and passenger seats to swivel 180 degrees facing back into the living area?

As long as there's no furniture fitted in the way, then yes.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyThu Mar 10, 2016 2:21 pm

just had a look at some old posts on here... where's the best place to get a couple, members seemed to say JK's but it was a while ago.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyThu Mar 10, 2016 2:22 pm

JK.

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyThu Mar 10, 2016 10:42 pm

Whats your thoughts on a front flip seat,
Opposed to swivel front seats?

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PostSubject: Re: Swivel seat   seat - Swivel seat EmptyWed Jun 01, 2016 7:47 am

Ok. So back to the swivel question.

Does anyone have a drivers seat swivel base they want to sell? A couple of you seem to have removed yours - are they gathering dust in your garage?

I don't want to make same mistake as step. Bought and fitted one (well a man did - not my man) and now Feliz has one to recycle. Sorry
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