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Old 11-11-2016, 08:02 PM   #1
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Need pictures of Navigator/Passenger seats

I am looking to add a Navigator/Passenger seat for my beautiful wife to sit in while I drive. The one draw back to a bus as opposed to an RV, is no seat for her.
I would like for her to be able to sit next to me while we drive, and not have to have her back in a dinette or couch style seat that is side facing.

My bus is a conventional, International 1985 Bluebird. Its an Auto so no shifter in the way.

What have you all done? Any pictures?
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Old 11-11-2016, 08:42 PM   #2
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Someone in another of the build threads had an idea for dropping a floor plate over the stairwell that had a seat attached to it some way but would pivot out of the way to lift the plate out to use the exit door. Not sure if it ever came to fruition.
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One Nation Under Goat has the coolest/safest copilot seat I've seen. Folds away when not in use, too!
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Old 11-12-2016, 07:35 AM   #4
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I am going to reuse the emergency exit seat that was in my bus. It folds up when there is no weight holding it down. I will try to post pics later. I have to fabricate some type of foot rest that comes out when the seat is folded down.


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I am going to reuse the emergency exit seat that was in my bus. It folds up when there is no weight holding it down. I will try to post pics later. I have to fabricate some type of foot rest that comes out when the seat is folded down.


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That sounds like a really nifty idea and good use of available resources.
I've not seen one of these seats, so definitely get us some PICS!
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My seat right by the side emergency door doesn't automatically fold up when not in use but it can be lifted up to gain easier access to the door. I'll have to take a pic of it when I get over to the storage yard again.
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Old 11-12-2016, 07:14 PM   #8
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Thanks for the replies. I really like the fold up seat, but my bus did not come with one of those, so I would have to hunt one down.
At this point my best idea is to get a seat from a 60/40 split bench and use the 60 side, and attach it to the seat frame I have for the driver. That way my wife can sit next to me. I will attach it to the frame and make a support to hold it up on the passenger side.
I am open to other ideas though.
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I added a small top to the wall, enough room for her stuff and to write/draw on.





Enough room on the top for a bunch of flowers and more.


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Thats really cool!
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