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1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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Ive found someone in need of the rearmost seat and wanted to know if anyone has done the swap for a standard V70 rear 'trunk' floor.

It looks like its:

Seat bottom - just lifts out. I assume the non-seat bottom is same size

Seat Back - looks like rear trim needs to be removed to free seat

Seat belt latches - bolted to frame - maybe new bolts and sealer

Seat belt hip anchors - bolt accessible


Seat belt tethers- disappear into trim between C pillar and rear - ugh.
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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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Hardware all looks to be 16mm Hex (M10 size?)

What I have not yet figured out is how to get the seat back out - the forward part that pivots up to form the rear facing seat.

..and for the Pedantic - is it really the third rear set, the third, rear seat, or the second rear seat?
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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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I thought I posted a how to on this, but if I didn't I'm sure there was one done a few years ago for possibly an 850 wagon by one of our regulars. V70 is the same. If you are still stuck, I will check on my return to Calgary if I still have that info on my pc for you.

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Merci buckets, Neil
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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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It's the cold seat.

viewtopic.php?t=49056 and yes, it explains how to remove the latch guide.
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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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erikv11 wrote: Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:12 pm It's the cold seat.

viewtopic.php?t=49056 and yes, it explains how to remove the latch guide.

Thanks Erik

I’ll document the electrical disconnect when I do mine

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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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Speaking of third seats, there is a seemingly complete set up in one of the P80 V70s at Harry's in Hazelton in a medium tan. It looked to be in very good condition.
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Re: 1999 V70 Third Seat Swap

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Thanks for bumping this ES, need to pull the one from CLARKE the 1998 this week.
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