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    Default 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    If someone's already posted this, sorry for the repeat...

    I've been complaining about the seat not sliding back far enough so I looked at it today. Very easy fix.

    Grab a #13 socket. Pull the seat forward. Unscrew the bolt holding the "stop bracket" right at the front of the rails (unscrews from the bottom). The bracket falls off. Replace the bolt (so u don't lose it). There's one bracket on each side.

    Enjoy several more notches of leg room!



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    Default Re: 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    I got to wonder what function those two pieces had and what bad thing is going to happen now that you took them out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vtsnowedin View Post
    I got to wonder what function those two pieces had and what bad thing is going to happen now that you took them out.
    My guess is that they're there to keep the seat from going all the way back and hitting or rubbing against the fuel tank. However, there's a thin metal cross bracket behind the seat that also protects it...

    I'm thinking the "stop brackets" were an initial fix to prevent it, and that the cross bracket was added later.

    The new Holland version seat goes back further, like mine does now. I'd have to go inspect one, but I'm guessing they just use the rear cross bracket, and not the seat rail stop tabs

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    Quote Originally Posted by vtsnowedin View Post
    what bad thing is going to happen now that you took them out.
    I heard you gain 5 HP when you remove the bolts, he should be able to pop a wheelie now...lmao

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    Default Re: 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1369 View Post
    I heard you gain 5 HP when you remove the bolts, he should be able to pop a wheelie now...lmao
    That would depend on the operators mass of the ***** ratio.

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    Yeah, it was a silly question... Hopefully he was joking.

    Just wait until I adjust the flux capacitor bolts!



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    Default Re: 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    I'm about 6 feet tall and no trouble on the P7010C, I cant move it all the way back or I cant reach the steering wheel comfortably.
    2010 LS P-7010C 20F/20R gear tractor & FEL, 2009 Kubota B 26 TLB, RTV 900 Kubota,17 foot Lund boat with 70HP motor, 2012-20 ft 12k GVW trailer, 2011- 52" Craftsman ZTR mower, 3 weed whackers, pressure washer, leaf blowers, 7 foot bush hog, 8 foot landscape rake , 8 foot 3 PH disc, 2 row cultivator, 350 amp CC AC/DC welding machine and all the tools needed to keep them all repaired and running.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Fowler View Post
    I'm about 6 feet tall and no trouble on the P7010C, I cant move it all the way back or I cant reach the steering wheel comfortably.
    Your 7010 is just a tiny bit bigger than mine... Plus it's a cab model. Very likely you have more operators room than my little tractor

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    Default Re: 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    Quote Originally Posted by TSO View Post
    If someone's already posted this, sorry for the repeat...

    I've been complaining about the seat not sliding back far enough so I looked at it today. Very easy fix.

    Grab a #13 socket. Pull the seat forward. Unscrew the bolt holding the "stop bracket" right at the front of the rails (unscrews from the bottom). The bracket falls off. Replace the bolt (so u don't lose it). There's one bracket on each side.

    Enjoy several more notches of leg room!



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    done on my 30 series less than 60 sec. ........ on the 30 and 40 series leg room is tight to say the least my wife has no problem being 5' 5" me being 6 foot plus really a bitch

    Jeff

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    Default Re: 60 second seat seat adjustment fix (extending it back)

    I have to remember to look for that stop on mine. I don't recall it having one though. Does your seat back tilt? While working on mine when the bracket broke last summer, I accidently hit the almost hidden lever and it folded forward and took me an hour looking for the darn lever to move it back. I even removed the seat from the tractor, disassembled it again thinking I had assembled it wrong and still didn't find the lever till I finally got it back in the tractor and was trying to move it around again and hit the lever again.
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