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GTV and tall drivers

Don't mix!

Really like the car but the ergonomics are pretty poor! Can't fit my foot onto the clutch rest pedal (size 13 shoes). I can squeeze it in behind the clutch a bit but then its awkward when having to change gear. Thinking about trimming the clutch pedal a bit as I only need a few more mm each side

I wonder if anyone else has this problem and has thought of a more ingenious way to solve it.

I was thinking about trying to lower the seat a bit as well as this might provide a better angle of attack. Although I've read mixed reports on how to do this on here. Some say there are some washers you can remove and then screw the seat back on? Some say you need to go at it with an angle grinder and chop bits off/drill new holes!
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Hey, the spacers are easy to remove, can't remember if they are 10 or 20mm, but it's definitely worth doing. You remove the seats, then carefully remove the leather from the bolsters, then you can access the bolt heads to remove the spacers from the rails. I'm sure someone has written a how-to...

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Ah thanks, that clears it up a bit. I did search but all the info seemed to be spread around loads of different threads but I'll try it on the weekend.

I'm 6"2
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I'm 6"2 as well. I don't seem to have a problem with the seat. Its not even pushed all the way back.. :mygrin1:

I agree with the foot rest though. Not the best..
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