83 GL WAGON

1983 Volvo GLE

Tiny

keltickev

March, 27, 2011 AT 4:29 PM

On a 83 Volvo GL station wagon,
can the drivers side seat rails be
extended to provide more leg room?

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Tiny

KHLow2008

March, 27, 2011 AT 5:21 PM

It can be done but it requires welding works to extend the rail mounting points.

Tiny

keltickev

March, 27, 2011 AT 10:17 PM

What do you mean by works? Will this mean relocating 4 mounting points or 2? Are there any after-market parts (longer rails?) Available? Can the old parts be reused? If not, could you recommend a
good place to obtain what I would need? Thanks for helping, I know I'm asking alot of questions, but I don't think I can operate the clutch safely without some more leg room.

Tiny

KHLow2008

March, 28, 2011 AT 1:20 PM

No, there are no after market parts. You need to fabricate the extension, maybe with the help of a machinery shop. One way of doing it is to make an extension for all the 4 mounting points to move the seat rearwards, but forward would be not as far as it is now.

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