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#1 (permalink) Old 01-14-2011, 08:15 PM
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Height 5'4"

Hey guys i have a ? i am 5'4" short lol
my pants are 29 " at the legs (lol yes i know a munchkin lol)
with the 3 inch lift and 33 inch tires will this be hard for me to get in and out of?
Now for the drivers seat .
will i have problem reaching the pedals and such ?
whats the head room in this unit like for a person of my size etc etc
you know all those kinda ?'s

Thanks for any thoughts
as for driving once i am in no problems lol
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Re: Height 5'4"

You should be fine...seat moves up real close and tilt steering wheel. Now if you were 4'10" you would be considered a munckin...or a 12 yr old...

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Re: Height 5'4"

My wife is 5'3". She does not like to drive my FJC at all. YMMV. Her main complaints are the rearward visibility and the fact that she cannot see over and around the large rear-view door mirrors. At 5'11" I just barely see over them myself, so I understand what she's saying.

There is a crosswalk where I work on a sweeping left hand turn. I constantly have to swing my head a little around each side of my left mirror (and A pillar) as I'm driving to ensure I'm not going to plow into a pedestrian. Here in CA they think they can just step out in front of you and we'll magically sense their presence everytime (and subsequently stop ).

As far as reaching pedals, etc. you should be fine.
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Re: Height 5'4"

My wife is 5'2" and loves to drive "my FJ". At 6'1" I hate readjusting the seat, mirrors and radio after she has borrowed "my FJ". She has no problem behind the wheel, I just wish that she would get her own FJ.
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My wife is 4'11" she can drive my FJ no problem as long as we're going forward. She can't back her Rav4 up either.

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Re: Height 5'4"

lol you guys are crackn me up on the wife thang lol
but i understand the mirrors might present me a problem .
but i don't worry alot about that
can't be as bad a drivin a 68 ton tank like in my military days
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Re: Height 5'4"

The misses drives ours and loves it she's 5'2". So she says

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Re: Height 5'4"

Well for one thing, you'll never get a crick in your neck trying to see the stoplight at the intersection like us taller guys.

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Well for one thing, you'll never get a crick in you neck trying to see the stoplight at the intersection like us taller guys.
isn't that the truth!


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Well for one thing, you'll never get a crick in you neck trying to see the stoplight at the intersection like us taller guys.
LMAO so i see there are advantages to being short lol
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