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Avant / saloon rear seats

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by 951, Jun 16, 2009.

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    [Jun 16, 2009]
    Ive tried to seach on this but cant find a definate answer,what i want to know is will the rear seat from a 99(pre facelift) saloon with split folding fit a 98.5 avant fitted with split folding rear seat.The 98 car has the pin type catch (like a door catch) but im not sure about the 99 saloon.Also i seem to recall the side parts of the seats are different but will they still fit ??
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    [Jun 16, 2009]
    All Saloons and pre 97ish avants have a u shaped mounting catch.

    Post 97 avants have the pin type catch.

    So no, they wont fit.
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    [Jun 17, 2009]
    Maybe change or modify the catch? Just a couple of bolts the lat time I looked.
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    [Jun 17, 2009]
    The catch is in a totlally different place, and afaik the mounting points for one isnt on the other.
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    [Jun 17, 2009]
    I should be able to make some brackets up but what about the parts at the side of the seats are they different also ??
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