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  1. #1
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    Jan 2006
    Canada eh

    Which to use with Ford Aerostar?

    We are looking for a new car seat for my 4 month old. We tried the Alpha Omega, but it doesn't fit in my van. I have the bucket seats in the middle row, so the Alpha needed to recline too much to fit behind the drivers seat. So I need something smaller. Any suggestions? I only have one door so I have to put the seat behind the driver because otherwise my other two daughters wouldn't be able to get unless they got in by the front.

    Thanks girls.

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    CPS Technician strollerfreak's Avatar
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    Mar 2006
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    Try the Scenera. Honestly I like it better than the Alpha Omega and it's much, much cheaper. Many kids outgrow the Alpha Omega by height long before they are ready to move into a booster anyway.
    ~Mel, Ex-CPST, Triathlete & Mom of 5ReiKids + 1E!!!

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    Senior Community Member scatterbunny's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    Ditto. The Scenera should fit much better. The AO might work if you remove the base (perfectly acceptable to do), but the top slots aren't any taller than the Scenera's top slots (so it will be outgrown by height at the same time, when shoulders go above top slots) and most kids outgrow these seats before 40 pounds and need another harnessed seat before they can safely move to a booster. Also, booster mode on the AO sucks. So, you're paying lots more for the AO (compared to the Scenera) and aren't really getting anything extra, except maybe padding.

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    CPS Technician Victorious4's Avatar
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    Jul 2004
    Just answered this thread in the other forum -- Scenera
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