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You all convinced me- I know its the safest, she is just such a terror in the car and her legs are all scrunched up.<br><br>
Anyway, when I tried to put her in the middle, rfing, using the lap/shoulder belt, the stupid lockoff wouldn't close! With both belts evenly threaded it was impossible to close it, it would close and then snap right back open again. So now I am using the latch pn the passengers side...grrrr.
 

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You have the belts side by side instead of on top of one another? Are you locking the seatbelt as well or just using the lockoffs?
 

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Nope the belts were on top of eachother like the manuel said. I was just using the lockoff- nothing else.
 

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First, yay! That's wonderful. I hope she becomes a happier car-rider!<br><br>
Now, I'll tell you my trick to the RF lockoffs. Route the seat belt through the belt path, and buckle but don't tighten. Pull the base of the carseat out from the seat bight an inch or two. Then put one hand where you're child's feet go, push down, and tighten the belt with the other hand. Close the lockoff. Now, the seat will be very upright. Attach the tether, and use that to adjust the recline. I'd play with the recline, too--at your DD's age, she will probably be happier with the seat more upright.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Nope the belts were on top of eachother like the manuel said. I was just using the lockoff- nothing else.</div>
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You need to put the more side by side, most lockoffs won't close w/ the thickness of the belts on top of each other.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">First, yay! That's wonderful. I hope she becomes a happier car-rider!<br><br>
Now, I'll tell you my trick to the RF lockoffs. Route the seat belt through the belt path, and buckle but don't tighten. Pull the base of the carseat out from the seat bight an inch or two. Then put one hand where you're child's feet go, push down, and tighten the belt with the other hand. Close the lockoff. Now, the seat will be very upright. Attach the tether, and use that to adjust the recline. I'd play with the recline, too--at your DD's age, she will probably be happier with the seat more upright.</div>
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This is exactly what I did in my Volvo wagon, works like a charm. The key is using the tether as the adjustment for the recline.<br><br>
Brittany
 
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