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I wanted to share some pics of a recent rear seat delete that I fabricated.
I knew I wanted the rear seat out; its useless, it has significant weight, and it impedes the front seats from reclining when in my preferred driving seat position (I've got long legs). I tried running with the rear seat removed, but it was very unsightly and it let in a lot of road/exhaust noise.

I had some defined goals with this particular area of the car and I believe I met all of them with this little set up.
1. My finished product retains the sound deadening characteristic of the OEM seat
2. Its very light weight (<10lbs)
3. It looks clean IMO.
4. I retained a seat 'shape,' the lower half of which serves as a useful shelf.

Using some wood, auto carpet, 3m glue and a whole bunch of staples I ended up with this:



 

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Put a couple of 12" subs there :D
 

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clean install. good job

how did you attach it to the car? is it wedged in there?

do you get any rattling from it?
 

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The backrest is bolted down using stock mounting points. The seat floor is held down by the backrest. No rattling, I used rubber washers and cut the pieces to fit snugly. That coupled with the carpet keeps it tight and rattle free.
 

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Looks comfortable :p
 

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looks Neat
 

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i dont have the numbers in front of me but both pieces are roughly 42" by 12,13". The backrest is actually hexagonal in shape. If you look carefully at the rear speaker enclosures they widen towards the middle and then taper off towards the ends.
 

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Looks good. I have not taken out the back, but I occasionally remove the seat and put in a platform I made (my dog can ride on it - she doesn't like the seats!).
 

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thanks for the kind words guys. I could do $100 shipped if you wanted me to build you one.
 

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You know what would make that even more awesome.... a handfull of loops to use as tie-down locations. 6 (2 on each side and 2 in the center) would keep luggage, helmets, ect. in place awesome!
 

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You know what would make that even more awesome.... a handfull of loops to use as tie-down locations. 6 (2 on each side and 2 in the center) would keep luggage, helmets, ect. in place awesome!
That would be easy enough to add, only requiring an attachment piece to the straps that could be bolted to 1/4" wood.
I'm currently looking for a nylon net i can attach to the back rest to hold items in place.

Something like this, but would run the entire length of the back rest and about 1/2 of the height.
 

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Super, this might be a project I tackle in the upcoming months. Subscribed!
 

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Great work, I like the netting idea even more than my bright idea :D
 
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