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Old 01-28-2013, 02:45 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by ScottV63 View Post
"The force was great enough to shear off my driver and rear passenger seat brackets that hold the seats to the floor."

This concerns me greatly.....
Same here. I have the driver seat relocation kit on my and I am thinking of taking it out now.

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Old 01-28-2013, 03:14 PM   #122
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He got hit by a semi going 45mph... that's a lot of force. I wouldn't worry about it for standard accidents, honestly. There's a lot more weight behind the vehicle that rear-ended him than the typical accident.

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Old 01-29-2013, 12:16 AM   #123
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Yes, I was nearly at a crawl, and the semi hit me solid. The seat failure was only on my driver seat rails, and the bracket that holds the seat upright. I am 215lbs with larger upper body proportions, so that was alot of leverage on the seat components during impact. I wouldn't worry about your seat parts failing, since being rear ended by a semi isn't a routine accident.

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