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Old 01-17-2013, 05:32 PM   #35
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I tried swim noodles and pipe insulation but there was too much friction for them to stay in place permanently. Taping them or zipties didn't seem to help.

So I bought the vinyl cutting board at the Dollar Tree, cut it into pieces big enough, put a strip of Velcro on the ends to hold them over the brackets. I may have made the pieces a little too narrow (3.75" x 7.5") but we'll see. It seems to stay out of the way and serves it's purpose as far as I can see.

The piece with Velcro:

From the back of the seat:

From above:

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2012 SEL 5 door w/Premium Package - April 2011 | 1957 Chevrolet 3200 - 2005
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