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    Front Seat Taper

    AKA Another Stupid Question From Me

    How does front seat taper make a difference in seating if the cushion is not tapered also?

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    My impression is that one cuts to cushion to fit as well. Foam cushions and Stimulite cushions would then be particularly well-suited to tapered seats.

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    I have a roho so no cushion cutting for me. My Aero Z has more taper than my Q7, otherwise the exact measurements. In the Aero Z my legs stay closer together...in the Q7 they are splayed outward. Not only did it look awkward in the Q7, it pulled on my hips.

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    The cushion has to be tapered, too. This is usually an upcharge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sledgrl View Post
    In the Aero Z my legs stay closer together...in the Q7 they are splayed outward. Not only did it look awkward in the Q7, it pulled on my hips.
    Good example of how everyone is different, for me a tapered seat would pull on my hips. I need them in a completely neutral position with my legs perfectly straight as opposed to knees brought together.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Essie View Post
    AKA Another Stupid Question From Me

    How does front seat taper make a difference in seating if the cushion is not tapered also?

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    Depends the tapered you are going to give and the wide of cushion.

    I have had tapered seat and knee reduction, with knee reductions dosen`t matter but with tapered seat just go for a cushion a bit narrower than your rear seat wide.

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