[V8] Re: Rear Seatback removal

Charles Baer charlie at istari.com
Tue Jun 22 12:28:46 EDT 2004

I'm pretty sure the trick on my V8 was to go under the seatback and 
lever the
bottom tabs free with a big screwdriver.  If you have those @#% headrest 
out, you're past the hard part.


Kneale Brownson wrote:

>I want to run some wire from the battery into the trunk to set up a relayed
>trailer wiring system.  I decided to "do it right" and take out the rear
>seat backrest.  A half hour project has taken all fricking morning.  So
>far, I've followed Bentley's advice to remove headrests, release and remove
>the real PITA "keepers" that you get to from the trunk and am at the point
>where I'm supposed to push the seatback downward and release it from the
>retainers "in the heel".  
>The backrest won't budge.  I HAVE ALL FOUR of the retainers out.  
>I've tried pounding with a big rubber hammer on the top of the backrest,
>but there isn't much swing room.  I thought the jolting might release some
>corroded stuff.  
>How do you remove this POS?
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