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 #379255  by Null
 June 7th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Is this possible? I remember something awhile back where you could flip the tracks to gain an inch but I was wondering if it's possible to add more. Thanks
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 #379257  by M-Pressive
 June 8th, 2019, 3:42 pm
I don’t remember seeing anyone accomplish it in the past.

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 #379258  by Null
 June 9th, 2019, 8:03 am
Ok thanks, I'll have a look at the tracks and see if theres anything that can be done. Had a suggestion that if you had a spare set of tracks you could weld on extra length and rebolt but..I don't have access to a welder. I was hoping to just make new holes and rebolt. If it was that easy though I'm sure it would have been done for those that needed it...
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 #379260  by FIREM
 June 9th, 2019, 3:36 pm
Without some creative fabrication no easy way to move the seats further back. Are you sure it is not binding or stuck on something? Bump the switch a few times back to be sure it isn’t just stopped by the limit switch in the memory module.
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 #379261  by Null
 June 9th, 2019, 3:44 pm
I'm just really tall. It's all the way back unfortunately.
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 #379262  by EasyRider300M
 June 9th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Just remove the front bucket seat, and sit in the back seat...then you'll have tons of room for your long legs.... :lol:
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 #379263  by Null
 June 9th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Like Shaq?
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 #379271  by LUNAT1C
 June 10th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Require custom fabrication of the seat track, seat wiring, and airbag wiring if so-equipped.

Note: I would not modify airbag wiring.
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 #379272  by Null
 June 10th, 2019, 3:49 pm
I'm only 6,4. Not 8,4
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 #379273  by LUNAT1C
 June 10th, 2019, 4:11 pm
Null wrote: June 10th, 2019, 3:49 pm I'm only 6,4. Not 8,4
Interesting. What's your inseam? I'm 6'4" with 36" inseam. I usually have a few inches left to go before my seat hits the back end of its travel. I don't roll it that far back unless it's a long trip (usually Carlisle and Ocean City).

I was simply pointing out that getting more travel also generally should be accompanied by longer harnesses. Chrysler designed it to travel only so far.
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 #379274  by Null
 June 10th, 2019, 5:27 pm
I don't like to sit close to the wheel. Feels like I am compared to some other full sized cars.
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 #379276  by hrmwrm
 June 10th, 2019, 8:45 pm
i'm 6'3 myself and no problems.
now, don't remember where i came across it, if it was here or when i had my continental, but i remember something about a "stop" in the tracks that could be removed allowing a little more roll back. think it's about an inch.
but as i said, it may be that it wasn't for this vehicle.
you'll have to look at the tracks and see.
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 #379282  by Null
 June 11th, 2019, 8:02 am
I'd be happy with 3-4 inches more.
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 #379289  by hrmwrm
 June 12th, 2019, 12:38 am
that much is gonna take some modification.
rear holes could probably be remade further back.
because of the direction of the front bolts, you could probably just make an extension for the front part of the rails, extending the bolt holes forward.
seat would never come forward far enough for a short person though.

without a custom power set up for longer travel, shifting it's mounting back is about all that can be done.
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 #379315  by 4thgenChryslerfam
 June 12th, 2019, 6:53 pm
Null wrote: June 11th, 2019, 8:02 am I'd be happy with 3-4 inches more.
I agree. I am 6'5" with a 38 seam. I would love to have these seats go back farther. Coming from an intrepid i thought they were so much roomier in the front. The back however are better. I thought i saw somewhere were you could take a seat track from an intrepid and mount them on these cars. I guess they go back father?? Maybe something to look into if true.
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