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Old January 17th, 2011, 06:09 PM
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Nearside vs farside

instructions have me starting on nearside. Is that right or left?
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Old January 17th, 2011, 07:17 PM
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Left - closeest to the curb (or kerb) if you are driving in the UK. See the following:

http://reviews.ebay.co.uk/Near-Side-...00000000984929
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Old January 17th, 2011, 08:48 PM
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Thanks. Its been one of those days.
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Old January 18th, 2011, 04:49 PM
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Aosias,

If you had spent any time in the horse cavalry you would have know that the near is left; off is right. It is kind of like that port/starboard thing the navy talks aboput.
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Left - closeest to the curb (or kerb) if you are driving in the UK
He's in Colorado, so assuming it's a NAS spec (LHD), nearside would be the RH side for him.

I'm curious what instructions have you starting on the nearside. If it really matters, I suspect you want to base it on drivers side vs passenger side, not RH or LH.
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It is indeed a horse or calvary term. You always mount a horse on the left, hence the left side being the "near side". It has nothing to do with which side the steering wheel is in the vehicle.
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It is a UK truck converted to LHD. Instructions are for Exmoor 2nd row seats. Plan is to start on left now drivers side and see what happens.

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He's in Colorado, so assuming it's a NAS spec (LHD), nearside would be the RH side for him.

I'm curious what instructions have you starting on the nearside. If it really matters, I suspect you want to base it on drivers side vs passenger side, not RH or LH.

except that "he" is a she
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It is indeed a horse or calvary term. You always mount a horse on the left, hence the left side being the "near side". It has nothing to do with which side the steering wheel is in the vehicle.
I know the etymology of the terms, but it's come to mean kerb-side and road-side.<BR><BR>
Like I said, I would assume any such designation would really only matter if it's something related to the drivers side, such as bleeding brakes.


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It is a UK truck converted to LHD. Instructions are for Exmoor 2nd row seats. Plan is to start on left now drivers side and see what happens.

Alex
Weird, I can't imagine installing seats would matter which side you start on.
Apologies for 'he'.
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I say try it on one side. If that doesn't work, then try the other side.
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