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      06-02-2011, 07:55 PM   #23
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i dont have any particular problems with the seats in my e90, but had a vauxhall astra sport hatch before the bmw and it had the most uncomfortable seats that ive ever sat in, long periods of time was cronic back ache
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      06-03-2011, 02:44 AM   #24
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I can't help you with the clutch but you need to get the seat as upright as you can while still remaining comfortable. Imagine sitting in a dining or office chair. It's unlikely you'll avoid your knees being higher than your bum but get as close to this position as you can. It could also be alleviated by adjusting the seat forward and/or the steering wheel toward you.

I have a herniated disc. I know what I'm talking about
Yes, the clutch will feel stiffer the more you tilt the base of your seat. Unfortunately, I always found that the less seat base tilt I used, the more pain I suffered in the undersides of my thighs. Therefore I always tilt the seat base to its max position. But this does make the clutch feel significantly stiffer. yet another reason why I switched to an auto!

EDIT: oops, just read you've not got sport seats. Sorry.
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Yes, the clutch will feel stiffer the more you tilt the base of your seat. Unfortunately, I always found that the less seat base tilt I used, the more pain I suffered in the undersides of my thighs. Therefore I always tilt the seat base to its max position. But this does make the clutch feel significantly stiffer. yet another reason why I switched to an auto!

EDIT: oops, just read you've not got sport seats. Sorry.

thank you, I think I will go for a auto with sports seats that will solve my problem I guess..
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      06-03-2011, 09:37 AM   #26
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If you have a bad back heated seats are very, very nice!
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      06-03-2011, 10:48 AM   #27
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If you have a bad back heated seats are very, very nice!
thank you, may be I need to earn more to get all these options
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