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    needing slim seat, radian not working

    Okay so I have a mazda mpv, i need to do 3 rear facing in the third row, I have a radian, it's to tall for the third row, I'm going to try it in the center, I'm hoping to do some magic so I only have to buy 2 new seats.

    I was thinking the coccoro, but it's so small and has such low weight limits rear facing and forward facing.

    What about a myride? I have no Idea how wide it is, has anyone had luck getting it in a 3 accross situation.

    I did have luck last school year, getting 3 forward facing, como,radian,nautilus. If that helps with the size of bench it is. I was wanting at that time to keep one of the daycare kiddos rear facing, but could not get a 3 accross with those seats having 1 rear facing.

    any other seats I should consider?

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    The My Ride is pretty bulky, but it's also high. So it might puzzle over a lower seat.

    What about the Avenue, those aren't terribly wide.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    I had luck with the radian fitting in the middle, I have come to the conclusion that it's the head rest on the bucket seats that causes the radian not to fit in the outboard positions, can the head rest be taken off? I have a nautilus and turbo booster in those seats.

    I will have to go to big lots to look at the avenue, hopefully they still have them.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    Yes, the head rest can be removed (presuming the TB is high backed).

    I don't think Big Lots carries the Avenue, those are a Sears/Kmart special.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    Yes the turbo booster is a high back, but I guess I need to think about what about when she's in a low back.

    how wide are the new 50# 3 in 1's?

    That sucks if the avenue is a sears/kmart special, we don't have kmarts, and the sears here never has more then like 3 seats on the shelves.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    Can you order from Sears on line and return to a b & m if it doesn't work out?

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    that's a possibility, I was going to do that with a coccoro from target.

    would you recommend trying a coccoro or avenue? I could probably order both a see what happens.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    Either one? The Coccoro is narrower but the Avenue is probably easier to install.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    Thank you for your help.

    I went a head and ordered a coccoro, it's slimmer. If I have install issues and decide it's not gong to work, targets closer to me then sears.

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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    I think you made a good choice. The avenue is not a slim seat, nor does it puzzle well. BTW is is the Uptown that has been found at Big Lots. The avenue is also on sale at overstock.com
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    Re: needing slim seat, radian not working

    That's good to know, I knew there was something like the avenue or scenera at big lots, I rarely go there.

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