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I've read posts here about C5/C6 seats being dropped into C3's, but has anyone tried these?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...e=ADME:L:RTQ:US:1&viewitem=&item=170128684102

Guess I'm concerned about the width more than anything. Here's what they say about dimensions:

- Outer shoulders 22 inches
- Outer lower back 21.5 inches
- Outer seat 21 inches
- Outer floor 18 inches
- Outer adjusting knobs 21 inches

The widest point on my C3 seats (at the hinges) measures about 20 1/2, so I have my doubts. Has anyone been there and done that with these?

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This seat isn't going to work for you.

If you put any miles on the car - your back will appreciate a swap to a OEM style C4/5 seat instead of a racing seat anyway.

The Corbeau A4 will fit - but it is an agressive seat position - hard on long trips and hard to get in and out - but it looks dang cool and doesn't weigh much.
 

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My '87 vette had the full electric seats in it, and with those supidly narrow side bolsters on the seat portion, it made the thing so totally uncomfortable for anything over 2 hours I hated to drive it even....

I felt a huge releif with my stock '72 seats here....I"m a tall slender guy but my hips are wider than a '87 seat allows,...6'5" and 220 lbs...
I found moving the lower footwell forward about 3" and lowering the brake and gas pedals was a huge improvement for me, I also took out the seat flanges in the back to drop the driver's seat 1.5-2" and took out all the carpet/padding from under the front mounts, lowering it by 1/2 inch
that and a smaller late shark TT wheel/column assy, and it's fine, NOW...
 

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Chris, I sat in a Corbeau seat at a car show and you're right, they're not for me. There doesn't seem to be much that will fit the narrow space... someone suggested Pontiac Fiero seats but there not a particularly easy find.

Mr. Vette, you sir, are way more ambitious than I. I'm building just a straight sunny day driver and am looking for an improvement (price-wise and looks wise) for the oem seats. I'm not far from your 6' 5"/220 numbers and can appreciate you wanting a little more room.

I think I'm going to keep an eye on the auction sites for some late C5/6 seats. I'm not quite ready for interior work yet anyway so I've got some time to see what might pop up.

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