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    Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    I'm planning to turn Sarah back to rfing behind the driver's seat in my 1995 Ford Aerostar. I have 4 kids-13, 10, 8 and 33 months old. So, the seat need to be behind driver's seat that will allow other 3 kids to get in the van easily. I just found out that RadianXT wont work. So, that's why I'm here asking you for your help in finding a carseat that will work. Sarah's 33lbs, 35in tall and 33 mos old. I'd like to have her rfing til 40lbs then turn to ff later.

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    Well, if a Radian won't work. You only other options are:

    Safety 1st Complete Air
    Graco MyRide 65

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    MyRide and Complete Air were my next choices. I'm glad to know they might work. I will go to BRU this weekend to try those seats out..

    Thanks very much!

    Amy

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    How long is your belt stalk?

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    How do I measure that? Is that the over shoulder with lap seat together? Sorry I'm still new to all of this.

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    The belt stalk is the part you buckle your seat belt into.

    ETA:

    Here is the belt stalk in my 2000 Windstar.

    Longer:



    Storter. I twisted this down two full twists.


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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    oh! ok. I will have to measure it to its maximum right?

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    I edited my post. Just want you to keep in mind, if you can't get a tight install, twist your belt stalk down.

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    Dh has an Aerostar and I have a Marathon RF behind the driver's seat for DD2. The buckle stalks are not super long Both the MyRide and the Complete Air should work fine
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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    Thanks for the tips on twist. I am trying to understand, do you mean twist the belt altogether?

    An Aurora, Do you have the picture of rf MA behind driver's seat? We used to have MA in different van, it worked great. But now with this different van, I'm concerned about the leg room..

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    Sure let me find one.


    That is the only one I could find. If you want I can try other seats but all I have is a True Fit, EFTA and Marathon, no 40 lb RF seats.
    Anna~ RN and expired CPST (hoping to recert soon!)

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    No, just the belt stalk. Sounds like you won't have to. Off to give rep!

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    Thanks for the picture! I was thinking about MyRide and Complete Air but now with MA, Sarah's 35in tall and 33lbs. Not sure which one I'd go for.. I guess I would have to try those seats in my van, Will BRU let me try those seats in the van? Not sure what efta is.

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    Re: Need some carseat suggestions for 1995 Ford Aerostar

    EFTA = Evenflo Triumph Advance

    Yes, BRU should let you try them in your car. You'll need a locking clip with everything but the Britax
    Anna~ RN and expired CPST (hoping to recert soon!)

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