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Old 12-27-2010, 04:04 PM   #1
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Can the back seats be altered to recline?

I have a 2009 Jeep Wrangler 4 door and the wife complained about the back seats being so straight with no recline. I never rode in the back so I let her drive and found the back seats to be to upright. Is there a mod that can at least make the seat back recline at a better angle?

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Old 12-27-2010, 04:59 PM   #2
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washers

Try a search, anyway I've seen threads where they put some washers (stack of three or four) under the front mounting brackets to give the seat some backward angle.

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Old 12-27-2010, 05:11 PM   #3
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You make your wife sit in the back?
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Old 12-27-2010, 06:45 PM   #4
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Isn't that where all wives are supposed to sit??!! Just kiddinig!! LOL!!
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Old 12-27-2010, 07:15 PM   #5
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Sounds like an easy fix. Probably be a good idea to replace with longer bolts as well just to be safe.

My wife sits in the back when I chauffeur her around town. She even makes me wear a little drivers cap.
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:05 PM   #6
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I have a 2009 Jeep Wrangler 4 door and the wife complained about the back seats being so straight with no recline. I never rode in the back so I let her drive and found the back seats to be to upright. Is there a mod that can at least make the seat back recline at a better angle?
This mod helps a little:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/201...tml#post874071

Note that I made a typo on the length of one of the spacers and corrected it two posts down:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/201...tml#post875636
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:13 PM   #7
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It makes for good posture lol. Thats how everyone should sit!

But I agree the Jeep bench seat sucks, thus I don't have one! and that is also good because I'm never the one that drives to go somewhere between friends.
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Wife in the back...Girlfriend in the front. Way to go!
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Old 12-28-2010, 09:31 AM   #9
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Yep thats how it is at my house....good wife...thanks for the posts!!

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