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    VCVC Charter Member Vanner68's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeykongking View Post
    Krispy!

    This is an excellent idea!
    Do you think it's safe and legal to mount a baby seat on those?
    Is it safer to have a back rest like a regular bench seat?


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    I would check with the manufacturer of the baby seat to see what kind of seat mounting is approved.
    After all, they are the ones who would get sued.
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    As long as that seat and the seat belts is installed securely and bolted to something substantial, like the ribs or frame of the van, I think it would be fine. It seems like that upholstery company makes them custom for your van. If bolting through thin metal, I would reinforce the mount with a thick washer or flat plate underneath, so the bolt cannot pull through in the event of a crash.

    I am also considering the options for child seats, since I have a 9 month old daughter and 6 year old son and would like to take them in the van.



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