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Old 07-22-2013, 11:20 PM   #31
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I'm the shortie I guess. 5'5" and I have to CLIMB into my drivers seat, sorta of. Well, kind of a grab the steering wheel, lift my right butt cheek onto the seat, put my right foot in the tub and then sort of roollll and slllliidddeee into position.
Ha that's me too! I'm 5' 5" on a good day I can be 5' 6". I have 4" with 33s and its a challenge let me tell ya!

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Old 07-23-2013, 06:10 AM   #32
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five foot seven and a half ...
i can't get the seat in my JK or YJ back far enough ...
how do taller jeepsters fit i always wonder !!!

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Old 07-23-2013, 06:22 AM   #33
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I'm 6'8" and fit reasonably well in my 2012 jk. Seat is all the way back and reclined a little bit too much for your average Joe. No adult could ride behind me. Hit my head on the speaker bar occasionally. Knees don't have much room to move around. I drive it daily, and it's not so bad. Don't remember my old yj giving me any problems but the was 12 yeas ago.
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:53 AM   #34
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I'm 5' 8" or so. I don't have much of a problem getting in but there is a technique. Jeep has a 3 or 4 inch lift and 32's. Now when driving it, I can't really say because so far the seat was the wrong seat and then it was just sitting in there, not bolted down or anything. Once I get it all back together I can see how it fits me.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:01 PM   #35
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my 2.5 is rounding the 210 mark and still running but im considering a rebuild just to get some pep back
but she starts and idles perfect and doesnt burn a drop only thing i have noticed with mine is the crankcase ventilation blows oil like crazy if the tube to my cold air intake falls off
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:39 AM   #36
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6' 2" and wish I had a tilt wheel
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Old 07-27-2013, 08:51 PM   #37
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At 6'6 280lb, even with a bum knee room is good but then I used to drive a vw!
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Old 07-28-2013, 03:26 AM   #38
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I am 6'7 and close to over 400lbs in a TJ. I fit ok, but on long drives it feels like the room gets less or I shift weird in my seat. I read about some misch brackets to push my seat back 4" so can't wait to get that. Other then that it runs great
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Old 07-28-2013, 11:34 AM   #39
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The only problem I have getting in and out of my y j. I don't have any Levis with the Belt Loop left on the back . The loop hangs up on the door latch pin and rippppppppp
off it comes
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:44 PM   #40
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im 6'3 and i feel and fit great in it!
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:18 PM   #41
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We are 5'7 and 6'6. Until we get an adjustable driver's seat, my husband isn't the happiest
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:11 PM   #42
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I am 5'9 and I don't have the seat slider so it can be a pain, but I love my jeep
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:09 AM   #43
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I am 5'7. I weigh 254. I am 60 years old and I have a 4" lift on my yj.....my personnal opinion is at your height, any jeep you buy may need to have the seat remounted to seat you comfortably. It is also very important that when you are off-roading, you have your seat adjusted so you do not flop around. my rule of thumb: feet should touch floorboard flat, seat should be almost staight up...happy days

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