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    Senior Community Member Laurette's Avatar
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    Coccoro recline block

    Can someone tell me all about it. I saw a pic of it in the Swap forum and it really doesn't look like it would do much. Any picures of how it works installed? Can you just use a noodle instead?

    Please help, my friend will be bringing home triplets in these seats sometime soon and I need to know if I should order the blocks of just get some noodles.

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    I have never seen one IRL so I can't help you there.
    I wrapped a pool noodle with a single layer of that grippy seat saver (cut to size) and it works awesome.

    It would have been cheaper to get the free block from Combi first but it wasn't available then so I thought I was a genius.

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    i got the recline block hoping it would help my install but it was a big disappointment! its a small pad of hard foam basically. i thought it would be an actual wedge that you slid in between the bottom where the cut out is. it does nothing for me.

    here is a video i found that actually has a block or wedge to help square out the bottom for rear facing. of course its a different country so it dosent help us any they get both the block and a big version of the "pad" they send us

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZLcAOuXyUc&feature=related"]YouTube- Combi Coccoro [HD] 汽座安裝影片 part 1 of 2[/ame]

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    So that block thing she stuck up under the seat before installing it was included? Thats cool, if so.
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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    it looks like a it came with the coccoro in that country. i didnt get one with mine here and the rfing block i got was a black foam pad about half the size of the one in the video. it didnt even come with instructions i was pretty disappointed.

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    I noticed that the blue RF lock-off isn't shown at all in that video either. I remember when the Coccoro first came there was some question about whether it was optional if you have free sliding latchplates.

    That foam block that squares off the bottom is pretty slick. The infant padding included in the video is really different too.
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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    I didn't watch the whole video because it was long and I have a short attention span.

    The recline block won't help much if you're relying on it to adjust the angle. I use it in one of my cars to give a bit more stability to help with possible tippiness. I think it does just fine. I never tried a noodle, so I can't say if it's better/worse than that.

    If you have a Coccoro, it's free to order one, so you have nothing to lose.

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    Yup, the recline block helps with tippiness, but that's about it. I don't even know why they call it a recline block. It does nothing for the recline!

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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    I don't have any problem ordering it, but it seems like it doesn't do any real good. I'm only worried about it getting here in time for the babies release from the hospital. They have older sibblings and I'm afraid the seats will get knocked out of position... ugh!
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    Re: Coccoro recline block

    Quote Originally Posted by pastrygirl View Post
    I don't even know why they call it a recline block. It does nothing for the recline!
    I *think* it's called a recline block because it originally came with the Zeus, and DID help with recline for that seat. But I could be wrong.
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