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post #1 of 5 Old 06-28-2007, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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WK Headroom

I'm a TJ owner and looking at getting a WK as a second vehicle. I test drove an 05 limited 5.7 last night and I felt no matter how I adjusted the seat I felt like my head was in the roof. I own a honda civic and from the stats it says the headrooms are about the same as an 05 wk. I feel like I have plenty room in my honda, so what am I doing wrong. Anyone else have a problem like this??

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-28-2007, 02:16 PM
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It's been discussed a few times here but no real solutions.

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post #3 of 5 Old 06-28-2007, 06:03 PM
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humm, thats strange , cause i'm 6'3 and still have plenty of head room.
If you have not done this so far, make sure you lower the seat completely down, and when doing so , press down on the front and back of the lowering latch at the same time otherwise it will tilt
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post #4 of 5 Old 06-28-2007, 08:27 PM
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I'm 6'1" and I have to get in my WK very carefully. Apparently most of my height is in my torso and not my legs. I never have the seat pushed back all the way, and my head barely fits.

I don't care. I bought it for trail running and I put up with it.

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post #5 of 5 Old 06-28-2007, 09:39 PM
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humm, thats strange , cause i'm 6'3 and still have plenty of head room.
If you have not done this so far, make sure you lower the seat completely down, and when doing so , press down on the front and back of the lowering latch at the same time otherwise it will tilt
I am also 6'3" and I went from a Range Rover to an 07 GC Overland because it was better to tow behind my motor home
In the beginning I felt claustrophobic but now after 2000 miles I have gotten used to it
The Commander has much more head clearence but it is reported that it will be discontinued in 09 and resale will/is an issue that I did/do not want to deal with
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