Question when did your child outgrow the monterey



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The highback or with the back off?

We removed the back a year or two ago. My ds is almost 11, and still uses the NBB portion of his Montereys. They're still very comfy. He 5 steps in a couple of vehicles but not in either of our main ones.


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When we moved cross country right after our oldest turned 11, he rose in ours with the back and still had plenty of room. Not sure when he actually outgrew it, as we only used it as a way to transport the back without taking truck room. He was likely around 55-56 inches, at the time.

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10y 4mo here but B does have a long torso and is tall for his age overall. I didnt like the low back belt fit - so i tried him booster free in his designated spot and was shocked he not only 5 stepped, the belt fit was actually better without the booster. He now rides in my van without a booster in that spot. He rides in a nbb in most other cars still though. :)

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