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05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

I was just watching this video: http://www.youtube.com/user/iihs#p/u/1/F-c6Vpar8hk and while the 05-06 WK gets great head impact safety ratings, the dummy used is also about 5'6". I'm 6'2" and my head goes above where the airbag would deploy. Have any of our taller members had side-impact accidents with an airbag deploying that can comment on this? Thanks.
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Old 11-29-2010, 11:28 PM
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

That driver seat is WAY up there. Im 5'9" and i have the door beam on my shoulder. Guess i have some protection for that lol
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

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That driver seat is WAY up there. Im 5'9" and i have the door beam on my shoulder. Guess i have some protection for that lol
do you have your seat lowered all the way down? im 6`6" and comfortable as can be
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

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do you have your seat lowered all the way down? im 6`6" and comfortable as can be
im 6'1", and i have the seat all the way down, i think...but i dont think the WK was made for taller people...
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

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do you have your seat lowered all the way down? im 6`6" and comfortable as can be
You must lean your seat back quite a bit or have super long legs and a tiny upper body because there's no way a proportional sized 6'6" guy could sit properly in a GC.
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

I am 6'6" as well and i have 0 problems
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Re: 05-06 Driver side head impact doesn't look good for tall people

I'm 5'5 and find that my seat goes way to high for me and I'm quite short. I thought 05-06 doesn't have side airbags?
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