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Old March 21st, 2012, 11:11 PM   #1
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Headroom ?


Finished the interior of my 68 coupe today and sat in it for the first time. To my surprise my head almost touched the headliner, Im only 6 and have never had headroom problems with other cars. Is anyone aware of any seat adjustments or modifications that can help? Id like to avoid buying new seats.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 02:26 AM   #2
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Are you using stock seats? I'm like 5"10 and have plenty of head room. It might be possible that you have some seat risers welded in
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 09:11 AM   #3
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You can change your seat riser for 69/70 seat risers and give 1.5" more head room.
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My head hits the roof in my '69 as well. It makes the cage interesting.
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Old March 24th, 2012, 08:02 PM   #5
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The ABS headliner that we make would help you out. You can gain over 2" of head room. It's on our website MustangsToFear under parts catalog and interior products.
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I'm 6'4 and my head touched the headliner if I sat straight up.
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Old March 25th, 2012, 02:08 PM   #7
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The first head headliner we installed for a customer was 6' 3" and he had room to spare. We are building a 67 coupe for a customer and beside our headliner, we are installing the 69 seat risers to gain another 1 1/2.
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I don't have any head room issues and I'm 6'1" Were there any differences in options that would affect seat height?
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I can't honestly say if there is a height difference between a coupe or a fastback, but this customer never could sit straight up in his seat without his head touching, it was a fastback.
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Mine only did it after I reupholstered the seats and replaced the seat foam.
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Where you can really run in to a problem, is if you race and wear a helmet. The 65-68 coupe and fastbacks are done, next this summer is the 69-70 fastbacks.
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Old April 1st, 2012, 10:45 AM   #12
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Thanks for the suggestions. The passenger side was fine so we got a new platform for the divers side and lined them up. Now I've got another 2".

I should be driving it within a couple of weeks, just in time for Mustangs Plus show.
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