Want more leg room

Want more leg room

Postby Bossier City Pinard » Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:05 pm

Hi all, I been absent for a while but now have disassembled my Crown. I want to center and move the drive train back to gain some more leg room. This may be a repeat question but how much can it be moved back using CV axles along with the C5 diff? Thanks
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Re: Want more leg room

Postby Rick Andersen » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:05 pm

I would suggest contacting Archibald Evans or Chuck Rust to ask them. Neither of them spend much time on the computer, so they will probably never see you posting on the forum.

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Re: Want more leg room

Postby Randolph Galek » Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:51 pm

I am also very interested in converting to a PG/centered C5 setup for my LS/Crown setup.

If just additional legroom would help for now you may want to consider using Porsche 914 seats with custom mounts, a NRG quick tilt steering wheel hub adapter, and a Momo flat bottom steering wheel. The 914 seats are comfortable and extremely light. The Momo wheel adds to the “feel” of driving by it’s quality and the NRG quick tilt really opens up the interior for entry and exit.

Chet

PS - I’ve seen pics of your car and really like what you’ve done. Please let me know your thoughts on the PG setup.
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Re: Want more leg room

Postby Bossier City Pinard » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:08 pm

I am using Fiero seats and we thinned the backs and now have a smaller steering wheel. The comfort is barely OK for me but difficult for others when they autocross it. I have broken several things, two yokes and one inner u-joint all when shifting to second. Parts did not like the load with the manual shift PG and my 383. That is why I want to go with the C5 diff, to be able to shift up or down ANY time I want and may as well gain some more leg room at same time. I just had 10 of my design PG to C5 adapters made and will be available very soon.
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