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Old 04-25-2004, 06:48 PM
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Can not figure out how to remove rear seat.

I have a 1965 Plymouth Belvedear. I am taking the seats out to install new carpet and patch some rusted out floor sheet metal. I am having trouble removing the rear seat (the part you sit on) This is a bench type seat.

About 10 years ago I took this out and I remember putting a big screwdriver under there and popping it out with no trouble. Now I have tried just about everything I can think of and can't get it out. I can't lift the seat with a pry bar, up high enough to even see under the seat, to see what I am working on but there are two clips of some sort (one on each side toward the front of the seat).

Can anyone tell me what the secret is to removing this rear seat. Thanks in advance.

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Push down, back and lift , it should come right out.

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i found that it was a huge help to give a hearty 'grunt' as i was pushing back and down at the same time. might help. damned old stuck seats......
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Get a fat guy to sit on it while pushing back on it.
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If you push hard enough to pass a little gas it will come out.

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I followed all of your advise about pushing down, push back, and pull up and the seat came right out. Thanks for saving me some time and frustration with this job.
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Glad I could help.

The first rear seat cushion I tried to take out, I destroyed lol.

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