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In this 2 seater setup the rear seats are never used for sitting. The back is only used for cargo carrying or laying down. Recently having removed the rear seating cushions, there are now big gaps behind front seats.

Purpose 1: location for portable battery, driver accessible, hidden, second level for storage above.

Purpose 2: level surface of the stool for lying down


View of both stools
Aluminum 1/8” plates with round 5/8” and flat legs
Same level as when rear seats are folded
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Behind passenger
Flat legs on the inside, allowing this battery bank to be accessed/attached to legs
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Behind driver. Same level on both sides
Round legs on the outside
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Passenger side on near side, round legs on the outside. Feet coming for round legs on the outside.
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Gap between stools.
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Gap allows battery bank access or 1 stool lifting or removal. Flat legs on the inside maximize available room between legs.
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If my X we not the family rig, I would have this set up. This is awesome! What a great Idea, and quality of work! Keep it up!
 

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Thank you @Jard
Almost at 200k, my rear sitting pads were pushing on back of front seats most of the time.

Easy switch from 2 seater to 4, just no reason to.
My skinny orange battery bank shows in one photo but at 5” width there isn’t another unit to fit its spot. The new battery bank (recently on sale) needs 7.5” and I need to see it to operate it.

also I will gain 8” of headroom for in car sleeping…after squeezing in otherwise since 2006.

New room discovered this way, several cubic feet.

before the welding, first tests:
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