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Old    Dave (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       12-17-2007, 4:19 PM Reply   
Those of you that have swivel seats for your boat, are you still able to move the seat back and fourth like a car to be closer to the steering wheel. My current seat is on rails to go back and fourth which is fine but sometimes it would be reall nice if it swivelled as well. I wasn't sure if you are able to have the best of both worlds.
Old     (1boarder_kevin)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-17-2007, 4:21 PM Reply   
yes on a 08 x2 and probably on other MCs
Old    Peter T (deltawake)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-17-2007, 4:29 PM Reply   
My '07 VLX does both.
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       12-17-2007, 4:32 PM Reply   
^^Mine to, 06' though.
Old    Bill K (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-17-2007, 4:34 PM Reply   
My 05 vRide has both.
Old    Dave (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       12-17-2007, 4:37 PM Reply   
Any ideas on where you can get the base plate or mounting hardware from. I have done some searching but I am still looking.
Old    Terry (wakefarmer)      Join Date: Nov 2007       12-17-2007, 5:14 PM Reply   
My 02 vlx does both
Old    Mark (mofreestyle)      Join Date: Jan 2006       12-17-2007, 5:28 PM Reply   
07 x-star does both
Old    sydwayz (sydwayz)      Join Date: Mar 2003       12-17-2007, 5:53 PM Reply   
http://www.garelick.com/product.php?pnumber=75090

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Old    TigeMike (chpthril)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-17-2007, 6:02 PM Reply   
Tige's will swivel and adjust forward/back. Shouldn't have too much trouble finding a seat base in the aftermarket.
Old    Jon Allen (jon_a)      Join Date: Feb 2003       12-17-2007, 6:30 PM Reply   
Supras have both as well.
Old    Darin Gritters (darinmg)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-17-2007, 6:56 PM Reply   
My MB has both.
Old    Erik Jernberg (juniorhawk)      Join Date: Jul 2004       12-17-2007, 7:19 PM Reply   
I so wish that adding a swivel seat mount on my 2001 SAN was a straightforward mod. So do want...
Old    dave Noti_dad (noti_dad)      Join Date: Jul 2003       12-17-2007, 7:52 PM Reply   
CCs have them but only can swivle if the Throttle is Wide Open. Obviously it can only be swivled when the boat is off. I like that safety feature since a friends Malibu swivles anytime and he likes driving while sitting sideways. Driving sitting sideways doesn't make me comfortable.
Old    Ken (kenv)      Join Date: May 2002       12-17-2007, 9:23 PM Reply   
Noti Dad,

That's not true about all CC's. I have an 05 226 and my seat swivels without touching the throttle at all. The only thing is the seat has to be slid ALL the way foward toward the steering wheel before pivoting. Little trick the shop guy showed me.
Old    Red C5 (peterc4)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-17-2007, 10:33 PM Reply   
my centurion swivels and slides
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       12-18-2007, 6:01 AM Reply   
My 91 Supra swivels and moves from front to back
Old    Chris (maxx_wake)      Join Date: Sep 2003       12-18-2007, 6:39 AM Reply   
My 90 Supra does both as well. Come to think of it I am pretty sure even my old 83 Supra had a seat that swiveled and slid back and forth.
Old    Ben Kerran            12-18-2007, 8:15 AM Reply   
05 Centurion Avalanche swivels and slides (separate controls)
Old    Dave (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       12-18-2007, 9:37 AM Reply   
Thanks Sydwayz
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       12-18-2007, 11:54 AM Reply   
Aluminum and stainless on that base...nice. The standard metal bracket rusts easily.

My Malibu is mounted to a fiberglass box that is slightly raised, I don't know if I would use the swivel function but wouldn't it be great if it could raise and lower the seat 2-3 inches into that box.

(Message edited by srock on December 18, 2007)
Old    Mike B (mlb75)      Join Date: Aug 2007       12-18-2007, 12:08 PM Reply   
07 MB tomcat does both as well...
Old    Tracktor (tracktor)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-23-2007, 10:31 AM Reply   
My '98 Malibu VLX does both..........But I modded it myself. That Garelick unit is sweet. I'm gonna track one down.
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Old    Randy (dudeman)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-23-2007, 1:36 PM Reply   
Got on Garlick's site and couldn't figure out which part to order so I emailed them. Pretty straight forward question. Gave them my boat model and year and they didn't understand the question. Nice. Guess I'll look somewhere else.

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