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Old 09-28-2015, 09:34 AM   #1
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Seat lift kit

Has anyone lifted the driver seat on their Ford E-450? I find the seat to low.
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Old 09-28-2015, 07:12 PM   #2
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Get a cushion or some small pillow that will be your easiest fix and be comfortable to
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Old 09-29-2015, 11:41 PM   #3
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I'm wanting the same thing. After a long drive my back is killing me and I'm sure it's that the seat is too low.
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:48 PM   #4
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Had the same problem with our 2012 Lexi on an E-450.
Went to a metal fab. shop and bought some 3" square steel tubing. Had the fab shop cut it to length I wanted, and had them cut a notch in each end so I could access the bolts to tighten them down.
Basically I just made a big 3" spacer. The tubing was drilled at the same place as the floor bolt holes, and then I drilled holes on the top to bolt the seat frame too. Now the entire seat, (did both sides) are 3" higher.
A bit hard to explain, but pic's should show what I did.
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Old 09-30-2015, 03:16 PM   #5
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Seat height was a concern when we ordered our 3011DS since my wife will be sharing the driving and is a bit on the short side. That's the primary reason we ordered the drivers seat with the power option. We also ordered the passenger seat as a swivel and both are cloth since I thought leather would be too hot for long drives. Attached is the power seat option described in the 2016 E-Series owners manual.
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Old 09-30-2015, 03:41 PM   #6
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We have a 2015 319DS Leprechaun with swivel seats and I was wondering if they can be raised. They are hard on the back.
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Old 09-30-2015, 03:42 PM   #7
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My Lexi won't accomadate swivel seats, and didn't need power. I drive, and seat stays in same position.
Entire cost for my spacers and grade 8 hardware was less than $60 bucks total.
Most Ford's are really cramped and using swivel's would make it even tighter. I've seen them and with the large doghouse it's very cramped when turning the seat.
Anyway, I'm happy with my mod.
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For whatever reason the seat control image did not upload, trying again.
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Old 09-30-2015, 09:14 PM   #9
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For whatever reason the seat control image did not upload, trying again.

Mine did not come with electric seats. Think I will go with the 3" tubing. Thanks
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