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Rear Facing Seats - 3rd Row Seats

Discussion in 'Want to Buy' started by DJ Frustration, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. DJ Frustration

    DJ Frustration Model X Sig, Former Model S, Model 3 Res

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    We're expecting our third child in the next few months. Looks like we'll need some third row seating.

    Sell me your 3rd row seats as a baby gift!

    Please PM me if you have one that you'd like to sell.
     
  2. robby

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    Is this possible? I thought it requires a factory subframe.
     
  3. MikeC

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    His VIN is early enough that he has the steel cross-member in his car. I'm 4375 and I had mine retrofitted.
     
  4. robby

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    Ah, thanks.
     
  5. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    it doesn't matter. the steel cross member can be added to cars that are missing it. all cars are retrofittable for the rear child seats.
     
  6. DJ Frustration

    DJ Frustration Model X Sig, Former Model S, Model 3 Res

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    #6 DJ Frustration, Jan 22, 2015
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    According to the Dania Beach Service Center, they will retrofit rear facing seats on any car that has a VIN higher than 5,500, but at a significant cost due to the steel cross-member that needs to be added to the rear bumper. This usually puts the install out of the "making sense" territory.
     
  7. mightydave

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    DJ, what is the cost of doing the cross-member, if you don't mind me asking. I have a sub 5500 VIN P85 on the way and have thought about the retrofit as well.
     
  8. DJ Frustration

    DJ Frustration Model X Sig, Former Model S, Model 3 Res

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    They didn't give an exact figure but ballparked it as an additional $2k.
     
  9. gengiskhan

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    I am in Canada and we are parting out a 13 p85 with the rear seats.vin# 5YJSA1DP9DFP26725..Call us to make something work for all..18886616555
     
  10. DJ Frustration

    DJ Frustration Model X Sig, Former Model S, Model 3 Res

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    FYI, I'm no longer in need of a rear facing seat. We bought one locally for $750.
     

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