Question Seats for friend's Ody


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We are carpooling with friends, taking their minivan (I think its an old-style Ody, but I'm not sure) to a children's event about an hour away. There will be two adults and four kids ages three to five years old. I'm thinking I'll be installing in the third row as their seats are already in the second row, and I want to be prepared.

I have a MR that DS still has a smidge of room in rfing. DD still has a smidge of room in the TF ffing. Those are currently in the storage closet. I also have a Maestro, Pioneer 70 and Radian 80SL, but they are installed currently. However, I will need to shuffle the Radian and Pioneer soon anyway, so its really no big deal to move them if needed.


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As long as its an '06 or newer, there are top tethers in all the 3rd row seats. I haven't tried any of those you mentioned but I haven't had trouble with any of ours back there.
ETA: The seat backs move too which can help with the install. There is only LATCH in the middle spot.


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It seems like it should be newer than '06, but I'm not sure.

Another question: Should I rf DS or ff him for the day? He is almost 3.5 and has never been ffing (that I can recall). We decided when he outgrew the RA55 rfing at 3 yo to let him start going ffing for the occasional ride in the secondary vehicle, but he hasn't actually ridden in there yet this year. (DH and I have just switched vehicles when he needed to drive the kids.) So, it would seem weird to have him ffing, you know?

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