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    Default Car seat help.

    Just wondering if anyone with three car seats across the back seat are willing to do me a favour.

    How wide is your back seat?

    In December ill have a 5.5yo in a booster with lap sash. A 2.5yo in a booster with 5pt harness. And I somehow have to squeeze in a capsule/rearfacing convertible.

    My back seat is 115cm across (useable seat)

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    Um, I dont know how many cms but can measure tomorrow.

    However I have a 1999 commodore wagon and I have a hipod senator convertible booster (with harness), a hipod boston with a seatbelt and a steelcraft cruiser capsule in my car with plenty of space...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndigoJ View Post
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    Sorry - Indigo, it's raining and miserable outside so unable to measure - but like pp - we have a commodore and landcruiser and we can fit a maxi rider, hi-liner and capsule or forward facing premier car seat with ease. What sort of car are you trying to fit the seats into?

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    I doubt anyone has my car. Which is why I'm after seat lengths (door to door).

    I have a toyota rukus. Landcruisers and commodores are huge across the back mine is only small (small suv class).

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    http://www.mynrma.com.au/motoring/re...rukus-2010.htm

    Looks like you'd be able to squeeze them in. Would be easier if you have slimline seats like compaqs, etc

    I've got 3 seats across the back of my Astra. Have had a capsule and 2 FF SnS, a hiliner, RF SnS and FF SnS and currently hiliner and 2 FF SnS

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    Thank you. It says child seat capacity 2. But the photo had three. I'm worried I have to the lap sash For ds1 and I don't know how I'm going to buckle it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndigoJ View Post
    Thank you. It says child seat capacity 2. But the photo had three. I'm worried I have to the lap sash For ds1 and I don't know how I'm going to buckle it up.
    I think the "ideal" would be for 2 restraints only. They say in the notes that 3 was a tight fit, but with slimmer seats, they might fit better. We had to replace some of our seats so they could fit, but it was a far cheaper option than replacing the car!
    The other thing we do that makes things easier is I have my 3yr old's seat in the middle. She climbs through the front seat to get in and I kneel on the front seat and turn around to do her straps up. It means the booster is on the side, which makes it easier to do up- I have to help 5yr old with the seatbelt- it's pretty fiddly. There are some really slimline boosters out there now.
    Can you get to a baby shop and try out some different combinations of car seats?

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    Just measured. Seat itself is 122 and it's about 128 between door arm rest.

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