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Sounds like you recall Billy's post about taking his car to a car show. While the passenger seat is easy enough to remove, I dont know how much you'd really gain from the few pounds it weight. The one thing it would give you is a bit more cargo room. All you have to do to remove it is get a 10mm wrench and remove the 4 hold down bolts in the floor. These will be hard to break loose as it seems some overspray tends to hold them in some. Then you remove the plastic cover where the seat belt anchors in to the seat and remove that 14 mm bolt. Now lift the seat out and there ya go.
 

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For some reason the bolts are very difficult to remove the first time. Even though factory spec per the esm is only 16 ft pounds on the front bolts and 29 on the rear bolts, it took almost everything I had to break em loose. I suppose I can see where you might break a socket doing this.

Ohh, and one other note I might add, if you decide to ever remove the drivers seat for one reason or another there is a connector underneath for the seat belt sensor. There is also a zip tie holding the wire on, there is really no way to get the wire out of this other than just cutting the zip tie then reaching over and unplugging the connector for the seat belt.
 

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Hmm, would that be a saftey issue at all then? I snugged them pretty well so the seats dont feel like they are going anywhere. I'm thinking they did that to hold the bolts in for long term for those who would never have a reason to remove the seats. I guess I'll just check them from time to time to make sure.
 
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