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Old 12-03-2013, 08:17 PM   #1
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Driver's chair

We have just purchased a new Georgetown 360. We moved "up" from a 2003 Bounder 35E. In our Bounder my husband could turn his chair completely around to allow him to sit in the chair and visit when we have company. He has not been able to turn his chair around in the 360. He got it to turn as far as pointing to the passenger chair. Anybody out there know the secret to turning it completely around or is he right and it will not turn around? Thanks for any input.
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Old 12-03-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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Got to the farmer's market and buy a chicken. Do a voodoo ritual while concentration on the captain's chair. LOL

I had the same issue. I'm getting better at each campsite. It will not turn around without some force through the steering wheel. Someone was kind enough to post the exact procedures which are embedded in my subconscious and only available when needed.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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He's concerned that the rubbing of the chair against the steering wheel will damage the leather. He has been unable to move the column forward enough to prevent this. So other than doing the voodoo chicken dance, is there a solution. Wouldn't bother me to try the dance but he 's not inclined to do do.
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Old 12-03-2013, 10:33 PM   #4
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As I recall on my 378 , you must first move the seat all the way back, raise the armrests, and rotate the seat. About half way around, you must move the seat all the way forward, which is now away from the steering wheel. It still rubs the wheel, but not too bad. I think the seat back must be tilted forward (now away from the wheel) too. Doing the chicken voodoo dance doesn't hurt anything either.
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:34 PM   #5
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As I recall on my 378 , you must first move the seat all the way back, raise the armrests, and rotate the seat. About half way around, you must move the seat all the way forward, which is now away from the steering wheel. It still rubs the wheel, but not too bad. I think the seat back must be tilted forward (now away from the wheel) too. Doing the chicken voodoo dance doesn't hurt anything either.
I think that's the way we do it in our 360.
I have to tilt the seat back forward.

1. "must first move the seat all the way back"
2. "raise the armrests"
3. tilt steering wheel up
4. "rotate the seat" toward passenger
5. "About half way around, you must move the seat all the way forward" (toward passenger)
6. complete rotation
7. return seat back to upright position, lower arm rests
8. move seat belt

Anyone have a better way or a correction to ohiobill's method?

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Old 12-04-2013, 07:38 AM   #6
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Sbryant, if he's concerned about the leather rubbing against the steering wheel he could turn the coach on and have the wheel turn with the seat. Either way, the faux leather is pretty tough stuff.
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Old 12-04-2013, 07:54 AM   #7
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Better do that before deploying the levelers al or down she comes.
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Old 12-04-2013, 01:44 PM   #8
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As mentioned times before......

Not all Motorhome floor plans allow the drivers seat to turn all the way around. It depends on where the actual mount to the floor was positioned. There's no real trick to it.

It either will or won't turn all the way around.

Sorry.
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Old 12-04-2013, 02:29 PM   #9
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Our 2008 374 was a challenge, however, place a towel on the area rubbing the steering wheel and it will take a little effort, but it will turn completely..just remember how you did it so you can go back and be able to drive!
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Old 12-04-2013, 02:40 PM   #10
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See my way of doing it here...see post #7

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...eat-50721.html
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:53 PM   #11
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On our '02, it takes a bit of finagling, but it is possible. I put the seat all the way back, lift up the LH arm-rest and fold down the seat back. With the steering column up as far as it will go, the seat-back only touches the steering wheel lightly as you rotate it.
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Old 12-06-2013, 08:45 AM   #12
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Driver seat rubbing damage

hello , I have a 2011 Georgetown 350 with 10 000 mil. , my driver driver seat and the right seat , the leather are go out, like rubbing , any one have this problem.......any recall for that........
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:09 AM   #13
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So now I know I gave up too easily. Will have to give it a try again faux leather be damned!
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Old 12-08-2013, 03:19 PM   #14
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There very much IS a trick to it, with tips posted already before mine. It's not as simple as some might think, but it's possible.
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