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Old 10-14-2008, 01:45 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by trebuchet03 View Post
II do fit if I slouch down/lean back uncomfortably - but I'm not going to do that unless I'm getting 400+mpg as a result of it
That may be your problem: what you call slouching down & leaning back is the normal semi-reclining posture that most sports car designers intended. I confess I've never sat in a Miata, but I've owned a bunch of other sports cars including an Austin-Healey Sprite, and at 6' I fit quite comfortably.

Indeed, I find the semi-reclining posture both normal and comfortable, and the bolt-upright seating of American cars & SUVs not comfortable at all. I suppose it's all in what you're used to...
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