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bigviclbi
01-22-2009, 02:02 PM
Is there enough room for a carseat/people to go in easily in these? I have been looking for a crew cab but it seems like the extended cabs are much better deals right now (looking at 1-3 year old trucks). I need a truck for work and to take my daughter to day care in. I'll probably keep it awhile so there will probably eventually be 2 kids in the back at somepoint. If I put the seat back to drive will the backseat be useless? I'm 6'. Thanks.

TXNSLighting
01-22-2009, 02:15 PM
Not much room at all, and the reason theyre so cheap is because know one wants them. They lose their value very quick. They hold people in them just not very comfortably. i think it would hold a car seat.

KACYDS
01-22-2009, 05:20 PM
When my first son was born, I had a '97 chevy extended cab. A baby seat fitted just fine.

Now I have a '01 F-250 extended cab, and there is more room in that, than the chevy I had.

Hopefully this answers your questions.

MileHigh
01-22-2009, 05:38 PM
I have two kids that need car seats...They both fit fine in both my EXT cab 150 and 250.

The rear facing car seat for infants has to go in the middle though.

I prefer ext cabs personally.

GravelyNut
01-22-2009, 06:00 PM
Difference in an Extd cab vs CC is ~9 inches in a full size truck.

lawn king
01-22-2009, 06:18 PM
There is room for car seats and small kids, not comfortable for adults. I purchased an extended cab in 1989 (scotsdale) and another in 1996 (silverado). This time (2008) i went with the regular cab. The chevys wer'e 2 feet longer in those days, if you elected to go extended cab.

SimonCX
01-22-2009, 06:24 PM
I prefer extended or regular cab and it's more then 9 inches difference, almost 15 inches from the specs on the ford website.

GravelyNut
01-22-2009, 11:21 PM
I prefer extended or regular cab and it's more then 9 inches difference, almost 15 inches from the specs on the ford website.
Chevy 3500 dually Extd cab is 9.5" shorter than CC version. 249.2" lenght vs 258.7" lenght. That spec has remained unchanged since 2001 to atleast 2007. Standard cab is 24.5" shorter than Extd cab 3500 dually at 224.7" This also applies to the 3500 SRW and 2500 with the long box.

TXNSLighting
01-23-2009, 12:12 AM
Chevy 3500 dually Extd cab is 9.5" shorter than CC version. 249.2" lenght vs 258.7" lenght. That spec has remained unchanged since 2001 to atleast 2007. Standard cab is 24.5" shorter than Extd cab 3500 dually at 224.7" This also applies to the 3500 SRW and 2500 with the long box.

He said Ford website...

LawnTamer
01-23-2009, 12:18 AM
I have an '04 Silverado xtra-cab with the suicide doors. It has plenty of room. I have had car seats in it many times.

DUSTYCEDAR
01-23-2009, 12:38 AM
They fit in my ford 2000 full size

GravelyNut
01-23-2009, 08:41 AM
He said Ford website...

And I gave Chevy facts. :)

And if I recall correctly, you can't get an Extd cab Ford new with 4 doors anymore.

Brad Ent
01-23-2009, 08:49 AM
No problem in the Silverado, three seats in back, three up front.

Votum Gardens LLC
01-23-2009, 11:44 AM
I have no problem with a car seat in my 06 Chevy ext cab 2500HD.

TXNSLighting
01-23-2009, 12:46 PM
And I gave Chevy facts. :)

And if I recall correctly, you can't get an Extd cab Ford new with 4 doors anymore.

Not even close to true. They still make super cab 4 doors. I looked at an 09 the other day. Why would they get rid of that?

MileHigh
01-23-2009, 02:30 PM
you can't get an Extd cab Ford new with 4 doors anymore.

OMG...

That's some BS right there.

I swear GravelyNut and GravelRat say some of the dumbest chit I've read on this site.:hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead:

HoseJockey
01-23-2009, 02:54 PM
I can pack 5 Jose's in the back of the 05 F 250.

I have a 96 f 150 for my personal truck with front bucket seats that my sons car seat fits perfect in the middle of the back seat.
When he was younger and we had to face him backwards, I could see him real good. Now that he is facing forward now he has plenty of room to throw his sippy cup at daddy when hes finished with it.

GravelyNut
01-23-2009, 07:55 PM
OMG...

That's some BS right there.

I swear GravelyNut and GravelRat say some of the dumbest chit I've read on this site.:hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead:

Sorry you think that way. But why don't you quote the whole statement?:hammerhead: It was left open for correction. Not more than a week ago I tried to find a single 4-door F-150 ext cab Ford locally and not one came up or that the Ford site would show. So it looked like they had dropped them. And it was done with a current Ford owner doing the same. And failed for him too. :p

GravelyNut
01-23-2009, 07:59 PM
Not even close to true. They still make super cab 4 doors. I looked at an 09 the other day. Why would they get rid of that?
That's what we both couldn't understand but as Ford failed to show any, what were we to think. 4-door ext cabs make for better trucks for long distance trips for 2 people and are quite useable for 3 people.

4.3mudder
01-23-2009, 08:22 PM
Extended cab would be fine for what you will use it for. Probably 12yr old and up they will not seat comfortably at all, I have to scoot my seat up a whole lot for people to sit in the back. Then it takes away from my space.