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#578411 - August 10th 2012 8:29 am Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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I'd like to find a set too and perhaps integrate them into my project.
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#578448 - August 10th 2012 2:06 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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Registered: November 29th 2007 4:58 pm
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Loc: Wausau, Wisconsin
I'm going to post this in the Bvan forum aswell. I think it would be worthwhile to find a set and reproduce them. Making the seat frame itself isn't all that dificult but the folding/pivoting mechanizm as well as getting it the dimensions right will be hard with out an actual seat to go off of.

Anyone else looking for a set? Anyone have more pictures? When I get home I'll try and dig up all the brochure pictures I can find.

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#578483 - August 10th 2012 7:13 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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#578511 - August 11th 2012 12:05 am Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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Registered: July 13th 2006 12:00 pm
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Loc: Buffalo,NY
i LOVE this type of setup - i was working on a custom set last year, but i got a regular tri-section seat, then another plain fold-out...

i have thought about regular RV dinettes to put on the driver's side wall - something i might do 'someday'...

if anyone comes across some reproductions - or really good photos to replicate, that would be appreciated...

yeah, i'm a Chevy guy - but that's such an awesome design...
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#578567 - August 11th 2012 1:03 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: Keep_On_Truckin_WNY]
Garfield Offline
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Registered: January 19th 2006 12:00 pm
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That is great! I wonder why the rest of the Big 3 did not copy that?

I know know there is some law now that you can't set in dinette seats while the vehicle is in motion but you could just fold the table up when you drove.

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#581974 - September 02nd 2012 3:13 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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Registered: November 29th 2007 4:58 pm
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Loc: Wausau, Wisconsin
Looks like Chinook had something similar.


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#582657 - September 07th 2012 12:17 am Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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Registered: October 02nd 2002 12:00 pm
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Loc: Maryville, TN
Ford had some passenger Econoline vans in the late 80's early 90's with the bench seats that dropped to a bed like that.
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#582956 - September 09th 2012 11:12 am Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: maples01]
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Loc: puyallup, washington
Fritz, here is more "Travel" seating option info:





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#582980 - September 09th 2012 1:44 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
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I still love Dodges

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#585773 - September 27th 2012 8:24 pm Re: Dodge "Travel Seats" anyone seen them? [Re: fritz]
Walter Offline
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Registered: September 27th 2012 7:56 pm
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Loc: Connecticut
Originally Posted By: fritz
Optional in 78 and up Dodge Royal Sportsman vans. Two bench seats that convert to a bed/lounge/or dinette. I'm looking for any and all information I can find on them. All this in hopes to one day locate a pair or build something similar.



The problem with posting pictures and asking questions about semi-forgotten cool stuff like this is that just quadrupled the number of people also looking for them! laugh


Very Cool!

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