how do you tighten front seat,

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w4hsa
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my front seat needs tightening down on its runners . how?
regards andy

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Re: how do you tighten front seat,

Gain weight :oops:
Erm
I "tink" in common with most sliding adjustable seat base mechanisms there will be wee nylon? inserts, between the runners, which can get worn.
Based on non"G" experience this is.
and
The amount of movement when sitting in the seat "feels" to be far more than the discernible play between the components when examined.
Right,
I am sure someone will now come up with the correct "G" specific answer
cheers
M

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Re: how do you tighten front seat,

I think I need to remove seat to get access to bolts that hold the seat runners down? It's here that I can see some play when I rock the seat.

Unfortunately the Allen key heads are covered by the top half of the runner and sliding the seat fully either way does not reveal them?

thanks for your help

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Re: how do you tighten front seat,

Hi If you look at the inboard side of the seat base next to the centre console 6 cm along the sliding metal section is a 12mm star headed bolt ..difficult to access but when removed this will allow you to slide the seat backwards off the carriage..you can then work at the carriage attachment structure...SORRY I see you have a SWB G' :oops: :oops: you can remove the seat assembly by unbolting it from the floor and access the underside on the bench .....

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Re: how do you tighten front seat,

thanks.
very helpful. :D

Andy

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Re: how do you tighten front seat,

Actually this turned out to be very straight forward so thanks again for the help.

As it is a swb I moved the mechanism up and forward (as to allow rear seat passengers in) but stopped the seat at the highest point of the arc, then by accessin through passenger door I could easily undo the big cross head screw.

Once this was out I slid seat right forward until it was just about off the runners (weight of seat still supported) and that gave me just enough room to access the front allan bolts (rears already tightened)

Job done and a much better feel while driving. :D

cheers Andy