Boosters in pre-'08 (I think) Forester


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Wanted to do an update for those who may be looking since finding a compatible booster was TOUGH!

Chicco KidFit, Britax PW, and Graco TB do not allow the belt to retract.

I did not end up trying Diono seats due to them not likely fitting a smaller child but Diono ok-ed the gap the headrest would have created.

Seats that do not require headrest (so no gap worries) and allow the belt to retract include the Recaro ProBooster and the Kiddy Cruiser 3. The Recaro booster was harder to buckle, but not impossibly. Kiddy works like a dream!

Hope this helps anyone looking for a booster!

(All seats were tried in the '07 model Forester.)

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