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post #1 of 4 Old 16th May 2008, 01:29 AM Thread Starter
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Drivers seat height

Guys,
I need some input.

I've been noticing a big difference in drivers seat height between my '07 M5 and '00 540i sport.

When at Pocono Raceway, the pros taught us the seat height should be high enough where the top of your head should be about an inch and a half to two inches below the roof line.

I have that setup in my 540. However, the seat height will not go that high in the M5.

Rallye told me they will not touch the seat height due to any legal responsibility.

Is there any additional adjustment that can be made to raise the drivers seat?

Thanx,

Brett

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Yes, Park yur arse on a pillow..........don't listen to anybody but yourself on height of seat.....straightness and proximity to steering wheel are most important...
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. BOOMER, why is this posted under northeast forum ??

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I have my seat adjusted as high as possible as well and would like to go up a few inches higher. As it is I had to change me preferred seat angle to see the HUD clearly (this is up as high as possible). Interesting that the 540 is different.
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Yes, Park yur arse on a pillow..........don't listen to anybody but yourself on height of seat.....straightness and proximity to steering wheel are most important...
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. BOOMER, why is this posted under northeast forum ??
You're right I should move the post.
Moderator,
Can you delete this post.

I posted it up on the E60 discussion board.

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Black Sapphire, Portalnd Brown Full Merino Leather, Walnut Madeira Wood Trim, HUD, Multi-function seats w/lumbar, Sirius and
Rear Sunshades, 6-disc glove box CD changer, V1 and Blinder M-20.
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'11 335xi M Sport Auto sedan Black Sapphire, Saddle Brown Dakota Leather
'11 X5 Premium Platinum Grey/Oyster interior (wife's car)
'00 540iA Sport Jet Black/saddle interior (my mini M5) - JUST SOLD
'04 X5 (handed in off lease)
'04 Audi TTR Silver w/baseball optic interior (handed in off lease)

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