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Old 05-05-2008, 05:24 PM   #1
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How do I remove the back seat so I can run some wires behind it to the trunk?
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Bottom cushion pops out, just shove it backwards and lift. Then remove large flat stamped-steel nuts over the threaded studs that hold the seatbelts on, as the top cushion has metal loops that go under these nuts. Lift the top cushion up so the hook clears the seat frame, and remove.

Pretty straightforward. I use a large adjustable wrench or widemouth-jaw pliers to remove the stamped steel nuts from the seatbelt studs. I think that'* the only tool you need.
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Im worried I wont be able to get the bottom back on, considering its not held by bolts
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you will be fine. once you get it off, you will see how it locks in.

and as previously said, just push the seat toward the back of the car, and lift.
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Yeah, you *REALLY* don't need to worry about not being able to get the bottom cushion back on. It'* basically an "insert tab into slot" type of thing, it'* REALLY easy. Quite simply, it isn't a thing you're going to have a problem with. Just pop it out. I recommend having a vacuum cleaner handy to vacuum up sand/dust/food/lost remotes, etc., you never know what you'll find back there.
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you never know what you'll find back there.
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Yeah, you *REALLY* don't need to worry about not being able to get the bottom cushion back on. It'* basically an "insert tab into slot" type of thing, it'* REALLY easy. Quite simply, it isn't a thing you're going to have a problem with. Just pop it out. I recommend having a vacuum cleaner handy to vacuum up sand/dust/food/lost remotes, etc., you never know what you'll find back there.
Lost remotes huh? So THATS where my remotes keep ending up

I know what you mean tho, I pulled a part of it off earlier and found an entire pack of bubbaliscious gum, 2 quarters, 2 pens, a LOT of dirt and sand, and a bunch of other crap and that was only the left corner
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Also, you can jam your hands into the crack of the seats and lift up from the back, then use your knee to nudge the two clips holding it down at the front.
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After tearing into my car as much as I have, I see it is not all that necessary to take out the back of the back seat for wire runs. It'* mostly useful for taking out the foldout center console to put more electronics in there, but otherwise you could leave the back of the back seat there. No adverse effects.
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After tearing into my car as much as I have, I see it is not all that necessary to take out the back of the back seat for wire runs. It'* mostly useful for taking out the foldout center console to put more electronics in there, but otherwise you could leave the back of the back seat there. No adverse effects.
Im thinking you MIGHT not know what Im getting at. The wires are for my amp, right now they run underneath the bottom seat but stick out a bit and go thru the tunnel which in turn makes the tunnel not close all the way (the fact you can see the wires makes it worse). Im trying to run those wires behind the back rest of the seat so the wires cant be seen at all, hope that made sense
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