On our Spec Miata we mounted the race seat on sliders and put large shims under the front. This meant that when you moved forward you also moved up. It was a great compromise for all but our tallest driver. For him, the extra height the sliders added at the very back was a bit more than he'd have liked. He only drove it once though, so it worked out great. I ran with the seat all the way back. Our shortest driver ran with the seat almost all the way up.OneFastLotus said:I am 5'5 and I think the seats are too low for me after autocrossing last sunday. Ive been through a couple evolution schools and each time they stress to me how important it is that I get myself "forward and up" in the seating position.
Problem is my husband is 6'3....so the seats are fine for him.
Funny how those proportions work. I am 6' with a 30" inseam, making me sit about 5" taller than you. On various other threads there are photos of me in the both the S1 and S2s . In each it is clear how high I sit compared to many others.sandsmuseum said:
It is amazing how much of a difference it made for me. I can see out, see the front corners of the car better, and see over the left mirror even when the car is cornering to the left. I can even see the warning lights in the dash display. I am 5'10" with a 33" inseam.
I'm about 5'5" and the visibility is fine for me.SteveK said:I was sitting in the demo car the other day (they won't let anyone drive it-arrghhhh!) and felt I was sitting a bit low for best visibility out over the front of the car. I am fairly short at 5'7". Do any of you who have their cars already feel this way?