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thomas
06-27-2007, 02:42 AM
I just purchased a 23 T-Bucket kit with the seat insert from Spirit. Is there anyone out there that also purchased that same body? I'm 5' 8" and I was wondering if I would sit comfortably in it. I hope to sit a little more back and lower with the seat insert. Just don't want my knees above the body while driving.

thomas:)

Low Gear
06-27-2007, 08:07 AM
no problem i am 5ft 7 and i set low. Go to the photo gallery and look at the pic,s under
Low Gear i have one of my dad and i in the T Bucket.

Phil

BobJ
06-27-2007, 08:22 AM
Hello Thomas:
I will be very interested in what you think of the Spirit kit when you get it. I am thinking about the Spirit kit with the insert and door for myself (my wife says the door would be a must). Low Gear if you see this could you tell me how the insert sits with a taller person in it, I am 6'1" and I hope the sitting position will work out for me, I really don't want to go to a longer body if I don't have to.

Good Luck Thomas and please keep me posted
Bob (bobsouthport@hotmail.com)

thomas
06-27-2007, 12:02 PM
no problem i am 5ft 7 and i set low. Go to the photo gallery and look at the pic,s under
Low Gear i have one of my dad and i in the T Bucket.

Phil

Very nice car. You look comfortable. I'm looking forward to start building my car soon. I should have it by next week.

thomas

thomas
06-27-2007, 12:13 PM
Hi BobJ

I will certainly keep you informed on my progress and likes or dislikes with the Spirit kit. I do not believe you will get a better deal for your money. Josh at Spirit is a great guy to talk with.

thomas:)

B.C.
06-27-2007, 01:53 PM
Hello Thomas:
I will be very interested in what you think of the Spirit kit when you get it. I am thinking about the Spirit kit with the insert and door for myself (my wife says the door would be a must). Low Gear if you see this could you tell me how the insert sits with a taller person in it, I am 6'1" and I hope the sitting position will work out for me, I really don't want to go to a longer body if I don't have to.

Good Luck Thomas and please keep me posted
Bob (bobsouthport@hotmail.com)

I'm 6'1 and built the plug for the insert so I used me for the test fit. The bucket is tite so I built the insert to sit as low as was confortable and the seat is as far back as we could make it. I just went out in the shop and sat in one and my left knee is about 2" above the top of the body and when I put my arm on the back of the bucket my arn pit is about 1' above the body.
You can fit a tiger in one but but I never could figure out how to get them to sit still.
<img src="http://forums.bucketheadbash.com/gallery/image_389.jpg">

thomas
06-27-2007, 02:18 PM
BC,

Love that color. Can I copy it?;)

thomas:)

thomas
06-30-2007, 12:48 AM
BC, what wheels are on that beautiful orange T?

thomas:)

Doug Coffey
07-01-2007, 07:32 PM
I have a Spirit 23T and I am 6'3" and weigh 290. I don't have a problem with the floor. Spirit builds a very good bucket. I have had it for 2 years and really enjoy it.

thomas
07-03-2007, 02:41 AM
I talked to Josh the other day and I'm sure I will not have any complaints about the contruction of that body.:D

thomas:)

B.C.
07-03-2007, 09:16 AM
The color on that bucket is a Lamborghini orange I don't remember what year but if you look in a color book you will know it when you see it. As for the wheels we built that bucket about 4 or 5 years ago and I can't remember where we got the wheels. We usually get wheels from Summit or Jeggs. Sorry I cant be of more help. Here is a pic of the finished bucket the tiger got away though.
http://forums.bucketheadbash.com/gallery/image_393.jpg

rwd95v
07-08-2007, 06:46 AM
Those wheels certainly look like Centerline/Convo Warriors.

Just FYI.

thomas
07-08-2007, 07:56 AM
Those wheels certainly look like Centerline/Convo Warriors.

Just FYI.

Thank you. I'm also thinking about some solid rims by coker tires and wheels powder coated black with baby moons. I would like the 31x18.5x15 rear tires with white wall if there is such a thing.

thomas:)

Mic-T
07-08-2007, 08:37 AM
Thank you. I'm also thinking about some solid rims by coker tires and wheels powder coated black with baby moons. I would like the 31x18.5x15 rear tires with white wall if there is such a thing.

thomas:)

But Please note Those big Mickey Thomson's don't like rain at all I have 29.5 x 18.5 x 15 and if it rain at all it will turn around in the road with you. I am going to try the radials for the next set. Maybe some body already running them will speak up.

23Tzer
07-08-2007, 06:54 PM
I ran the MTs on my car for 5 years and they were terrible in the rain. This year I put on Hoosier radials and I got caught in my first big rain storm with them last week and I'll tell you for sure the radials work a lot better.

Sir William
07-09-2007, 01:04 PM
Yeah, those new Hoosier tires are supposed to be the hot ticket for streetable fatties. They've been good under just about everything I've heard about.

Mic-T
07-09-2007, 03:52 PM
I ran the MTs on my car for 5 years and they were terrible in the rain. This year I put on Hoosier radials and I got caught in my first big rain storm with them last week and I'll tell you for sure the radials work a lot better.

How are they in the rain

thomas
07-17-2007, 02:44 AM
Well gentlemen, I finally got to sit in my 23T. Very nice. Will not have any problem with comfort. Darn I wish I could spell.:o

thomas:)