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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-20-2019, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Hi All, picking up a 1991 Spider Veloce tomorrow and very interested in learning more about the car and sharing my experiences. I am a tall driver at 6'2", so information about making the seating position more comfortable is at the top of my list. Look forward to "meeting" everyone online. Thanks!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-20-2019, 01:45 PM
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Looks like a very nice car, congrats.

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I am a tall driver at 6'2", so information about making the seating position more comfortable is at the top of my list.
A bone saw and an orthopedic surgeon to take a few inches out of your femurs is your best bet. Barring that, there are a few threads on modifying the seat to move it back farther, and modifying the gas pedal to get a bit more legroom. Try doing a search and you'll find some stuff.

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Congratulations and beautiful car.

Where are you located?

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-21-2019, 08:31 AM
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Gorgeous Spider you have there. Nice to see one that's not red. Congrats and welcome to the BB.

In terms of leg room there are two stops on the rear of the seat mounting rails that can give you another 1.5 to 2 inches of rear travel. I found their removal to help with that bend in the right knee. Many tall drivers also remove the huge air bag steering wheel and replace it with a smaller, say 350mm wheel. This can minimize the right hand running into the knee around turns.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-21-2019, 10:06 AM
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Beautiful car, great interior/exterior color combination.
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