[DML] Re: Raising the seat height
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[DML] Re: Raising the seat height

Hi Dave.

The is indeed a very good point.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxx> 
> You are forgetting the possability of a rear end collison. In such a
> collision the forces leveraging on the seat back with all of the
> occupant's weight will put large loads on the front studs, nuts, and
> washers trying to pull them through the fiberglass and the rear ones
> down through the floor. In a front end collison or a side impact the
> forces on the seat are negligable. Using large washers and/or shims
> will spread the load out.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "twinenginedmc12"
> <twinenginedmc12@xxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Hello.
> > 
> > Yup, Rob's right.  The studs would be more prone to bending in a 
> > collision using washers to space up the seat.  
> > 
> > On the other hand, only the force generated by the chair 
> > in the collision would be felt by these studs, so it may be that 
> > w

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