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6 Foot Driver in a 914

I'm thinking about getting my son a 914 he is 6'1
any tall 914 guys chime in
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I'm 6'3" and bought mine when I was 20 years old. Still have it. No problems.
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6'3" no problems. In fact more comfortable than my 911
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I'm 6' 5". Not enough head room but there's enough leg room.
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I'm 6'4" and 275 lbs and have no problems
it's a little close between the shift stick and the steering wheel, but not a problem
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you only need two feet to drive a stock 914, the four other feet are useless. If you got one foot, consider an automatic transmission car.
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I am 6'1", but have a long waist. I have headroom problems in many cars. The 914 is better than most, though a bit marginal for me with the stock seat. My head will brush the headliner when the roof is on the car.

If I remove the bottom seat cushion, or replace it with a thin foam pad, I have no problems. Even with a helmet on.

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thanks guys
may have another car in stable soon
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I'm 6'6" and 275lbs and my brother is 6'4" 200"lbs and we both fit in the car. We were shocked we both fit when I was test driving the car before I bought it.

The shifting could be tricky where it hits your leg for first gear but you can get a short shift or cut the shifter length down and it is not an issue. Mine was missing a base cushion, which are pretty thick, so when I had mine made I used better foam and had a thinner one made. This can get you an inch or two.
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