Bucket seat adjustment

Bri guy

Bri guy

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May 18, 2018
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My driver side manual seat has a good lean towards the passenger side. Is there a way to adjust this?
 
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88AZSS

Greasemonkey
Mar 13, 2018
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Mesa, AZ
Have you taken it out and checked for any rot in the brackets or mount in the floor? 30+ years of use may cause some sag. Otherwise some good ol shim may be your solution.
 
69hurstolds

69hurstolds

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Factory mounting makes the bucket seats tend to tilt inward. This could be a fault with the seat construction, seat integrity (bent backing parts, frames, etc.) or simply how it was designed. From the factory they tend to lean in a bit toward the console. Maybe not all of them, but a whole bunch of them. You can put some shims under the seat, but make sure they're strong and metal. You want those to not come shearing loose in any potential crash, God forbid.

My 87 has around 23K on the clock. You can see the seats leaning inward. Weird. But common on G-bodies.

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Bri guy

Bri guy

G-Body Guru
May 18, 2018
596
43
Factory mounting makes the bucket seats tend to tilt inward. This could be a fault with the seat construction, seat integrity (bent backing parts, frames, etc.) or simply how it was designed. From the factory they tend to lean in a bit toward the console. Maybe not all of them, but a whole bunch of them. You can put some shims under the seat, but make sure they're strong and metal. You want those to not come shearing loose in any potential crash, God forbid.

My 87 has around 23K on the clock. You can see the seats leaning inward. Weird. But common on G-bodies.

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Ya mine leans just like that.
 

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