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1995 G20 Chevy Van #724501
June 07th 2017 8:34 pm
June 07th 2017 8:34 pm
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College Station, Texas
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Hey guys can I unbolt the passenger seat & turn it so it faces backwards & bolt it back down? I want to watch TV & go camping by myself & am not ready to put a 3rd seat in,unless someone still makes a swivel seat. Thanks Jackson


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All posts are in relation to my brother's 1995 Chevy G20 Cargo van that he is currently rehabbing. Any advice or experience with questions is greatly appreciated!
Re: 1995 G20 Chevy Van [Re: Stevie] #724502
June 07th 2017 8:48 pm
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I don't see why not, unless some mounting bolts locations aren't the same when you flip them.


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Re: 1995 G20 Chevy Van [Re: Stevie] #724507
June 07th 2017 9:53 pm
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yes you can / just unbolt it from the mount (leave that bolted to the floor) / my van, a 1990, has swivels. Im lucky to have them but either way there is enough room for the seat to turn. I had a 200 dodge that when I was camping and hanging I would just flip it.


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Re: 1995 G20 Chevy Van [Re: Stevie] #724508
June 07th 2017 10:09 pm
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Stevie, we turn our passenger seat around when we camp. 4 nuts, turn it and pop it back into the holes. I keep a wrench under the seat just for that purpose. Out's is a '94 and the seat belt re-tractor is not attached to the seat but to the mount.
Be aware that the factory mount leans to the rear as does the seat, so when you turn it around it'll lean down so you'll slide off into the floor if you don't have some way of raising it back to level. blush

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Re: 1995 G20 Chevy Van [Re: Stevie] #724510
June 07th 2017 10:47 pm
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That's a pretty good Idea. I have a swivel seat base for Black Magic but have not tried to mount it. The current seats sit on big base risers. I haven't looked into how I could get the swivel to fit. It would be a lot easier for me to undo the four bolts and turn it around. I may just try that next weekend at the vannin.


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Re: 1995 G20 Chevy Van [Re: Stevie] #724514
June 07th 2017 11:42 pm
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In my 92-93 chevy the seats have clips & the mounts slots are symetric in the floor ....

I did the same thing in my Safari back in the 80's....


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