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Old 05-08-2009, 07:51 PM   #1
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Finally got to sit in one, question on head room.

I went to Thoroughbred Chevrolet today and finally got to sit in the Camaro. The car was a 2LT with a sunroof. I am 6' and 200lbs. I generally sit in a more upright position than many due to the fusion of my back. I really like the seats. I would say they are better than most cars that cost much more. They are better than the seats in the Corvette in my opinion. The headroom is my only concern. Seated in my driving position my head or better said hair barely touches the headliner. I hope that without the sunroof there is a little more room. If someone knows I would love to know before I decide to order or not.

Overall I was very impressed with the quality of materials, fit and finish as well as ergonomics. My only grip at all is I wish they would have made the seats fold forward with the same system that they used in the 2004-2006 GTO. The lever that is used behind the seat only folds the seat forward, it does not move the whole seat forward which could be a bit of a pain on the rare occasion that I am hauling the kid around.

If anyone knows the answer to my headroom question please let me know.

BTW, Thoroghbred is charging MSRP, no markups at all and $1,000 deposit to order.
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:05 PM   #2
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if you are concered about headroom. DON'T order a sunroof.
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:05 PM   #3
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oh and btw

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Old 05-08-2009, 08:11 PM   #4
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sunroof= less headroom about 3-4in
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:49 PM   #5
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yeah. don't order the sunroof. the tracks are what takes away from the headroom.
It's not 3-4 inches, it's probably around a inch or so, but it makes a difference.
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:51 PM   #6
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Didn't take pictures. All I had is my Iphone which is useless for a camera
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:53 PM   #7
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I drove a 1LT with no sunroof on Wednesday. I am 6' and 195 lbs. I too drive in a very upright position. There was plenty of room above my head in that car. My salesman even mentioned how much room there was above my head and it was more than he expected. I would say there was at least 5-6 inches.
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:53 PM   #8
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yeah. don't order the sunroof. the tracks are what takes away from the headroom.
It's not 3-4 inches, it's probably around a inch or so, but it makes a difference.
In the Camaro it's much more then an Inch. I would say close to 3"

No sunroof and you will be fine at 6'!
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Old 05-08-2009, 08:55 PM   #9
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yeah, the sun roof will take some of the had room away. anddd you lose the cool reverse mohawk
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:07 PM   #10
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Was the seat dropped all the way?
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:09 PM   #11
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There is more headroom without the sunroof. IMO the sunroof is ugly and aa waste of money
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Was the seat dropped all the way?
In the one I drove, I dropped it at first (tons of room) and then raised it a bit (still had plenty of room).
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:11 PM   #13
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Was the seat dropped all the way?
Yes, the sales guy even checked because he was surprised.
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:13 PM   #14
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There is more headroom without the sunroof. IMO the sunroof is ugly and aa waste of money
I agree. I really like the reverse mohawk and I have had sun roofs in many cars and never used them once. I was mainly curious as to how much space is lost. Seems like I will have plenty of room.
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