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Old 01-08-2017, 07:39 AM
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Relocate drivers seat backwards

Currently my seat is all the way back, I would love it if I could move my seat back another inch or two.

Has anyone figured out how to do this?

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Old 01-08-2017, 08:10 AM   #2
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Misch Big Boy seat bracket - https://www.4wd.com/Jeep-Interior-Pa...n=MSCJBBTJ250D

I bought one but haven't installed it yet.

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Can you post some before and after pics?
Let us know how installation is.
I need to do something too.
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Misch Big Boy seat bracket - https://www.4wd.com/Jeep-Interior-Pa...n=MSCJBBTJ250D

I bought one but haven't installed it yet.
These are one of the best upgrades I have done to my Jeep. Really easy to install. These literally move the seat back 4in. Its night and day and I highly recommend them.
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these are one of the best upgrades i have done to my jeep. Really easy to install. These literally move the seat back 4in. Its night and day and i highly recommend them.
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Old 01-08-2017, 02:30 PM
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That is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

Kinda expensive for a bent piece of metal with a couple of hole tho.
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That is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

Kinda expensive for a bent piece of metal with a couple of hole tho.
I thought that as well, but i figured once I buy the metal and get both bent exactly the same, drill holes, and paint them just easier to buy the brackets. So much more comfortable to drive the Jeep after.
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I have been putting off putting mine in because I have the Bestop under seat locking storage drawer and it was a pain to get the last seat bolt in. Not sure I want to slide another piece of metal between the floor and seat bracket. I might try it one day.
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Old 01-09-2017, 04:17 PM   #9
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Currently my seat is all the way back, I would love it if I could move my seat back another inch or two.
If you only need a little bit more leg room, raising the seat might do it for you. My '03 came to me with 1 inch riser blocks installed. I am 6"1", so I figured I didn't need them. But, when I removed them, I didn't have adequate leg room. So I reinstalled the blocks. The only drawback is that sometimes it's hard to see a traffic signal when I am #1 at the white line.
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Old 01-29-2017, 05:39 PM
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I ordered the seat relocate from Misch 4X4. When it arrived the bolt kit was missing. A phone call got them on the way to me, but since I want to get it installed that day I went and picked up the nuts and bolts I needed to get the job done.

At $80 price tag for the drivers side only, I feel they were quite expensive for what they are, 3/8 flat bar with two bends and a few elongated holes.

It took me about 1/2 hour to get them installed and were quite easy. Now not only does the seat go 4 inches further back I actually have to bring in up a click or two from all the way back. The leg room is great and I don't feel like I'm on top of the steering wheel anymore. Great mod! I wish I had done them on my last three jeeps.

I'm going to make a pattern of the brackets and make my own set next time though.
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Another vote for the Misch brackets. At 6'2" with the seat all the way back now I can't work the clutch fully. It raises the seat about 1/2 an inch too, which helps with visibility.
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I have them installed on my 2001 Sport. They are amazing, and the extra 4" legroom is appreciated for my 6' 1" height. Easy install!!
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This was an easy mod and well worth it! You will be happy with this kit.
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I ordered it for my 2016 JKU last week prior to seeing this post, don't have it yet. $176 for 2". I'm 6'3" and will appreciate 2". I took the rubber pad off the brake pedal and that helped some, also moves the surface closer to the level of the gas pedal which is nice. Can't tell the difference with any shoes worn so far except for it being more comfortable driving.
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I installed the Misch kit on my 2002 TJ over a year ago. I'm 6'2", it was one of the best mods I've done so far. I will say that the powder coating has started to come off already, it appears that they didn't do a great job prepping the metal. I plan to sand them down and repaint them soon.

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