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Air suspension seat in K5

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by koldsimer, May 26, 2006.

  1. koldsimer

    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Just wondering if anyone has ever put one of those comfy bus driver type seats that have a suspension system built into it. I've seen some in big rigs but I was thinking that they would be too large for the blazer. I saw a seat that looked like it would work and fit perfectly but unfortunately it's still attached to the shuttle bus at DFW airport. If you have pics of your setup I would love to see it!
     
  2. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    I honestly don't think you will have enough headroom for an air suspension seat to work properly, there is one in the truck i drive for work ,but i usually "sit in the basement" as they say, no air, i don't like sitting that high, and besides, it takes the "feel of the road" away from the drive.:D
     
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    i guess there is a point when too high is bad, but we sit low in blazers...too low for running full doors if you ask me. ive thought about lifting my seat an inch or 2 to gain better visibility all the way around the truck.
     
  4. koldsimer

    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The height is definately an issue for me. I thought the same thing- i'd ride around bumping my head all the time. Oh well, if I ever come across a low profile seat like this, i'll snag it up and try it out.
     
  5. Citizen Rider

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    It better be quick so you can wheel with bungholymo!
     
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    Paxx 1/2 ton status

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    The one in my cat 980G loader would probably work if you didnt inflate it all the way. I thought about doing it too. Well actually I originally thought thats what an offroad suspension seat was when I first started wheeling lol. But I sure wanted one :D
     
  7. koldsimer

    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Is that one of the small, bobcat style loaders?
     
  8. DEMON44

    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    hehehe....not exactly



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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    .....its got planetary hubs bigger than bobcat tires ;)
     
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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    the 992C is cool too............

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    But this ones sick..........LeTourneau L-2350 worlds largest wheeled loader. 53 cubic yard bucket........compare to the 980's 7-12 yd3 bucket


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    ........and sorry...........end hijack :crazy:
     
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    All I can say to that is....WOW!!! 53 yds!!!!
     

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