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Old 12-18-2019, 12:17 PM   #1
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seat mounting on commercial vans

For Ford E350 2000-2003 does anyone know how to add seat mounting attachment points for commercial vans that weren't sold with any? Is is pretty straightforward- IOW is the mounting hardware (plates, brackets, nutplates, whatever) there, it's just not drilled yet?
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Old 12-18-2019, 03:30 PM   #2
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I've read that some of the cargo vans had the seat attachment points, but my 2008 DOES NOT have the mounting provisions for passenger seats. I also don't have the factory mounting points for seat belts. Unpleasant surprise for me!

I ended up using L-Track on the floor and I have it setup for folding Tahoe seats at the moment (3 seats with integrated seat belts and easy removal). My L-Track spacing is also set up for possible Sienna seats in the future, which also have integrated seat belts.
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Old 01-10-2020, 06:01 PM   #3
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I dont belive the cargo Van's came with the cross members under the body that the seats bolt to. I have 3 and 4 position seats with belt out of a 2013 e350 with the bases and bolts I need to move. You would just have to fab a base or something for the bolts to attach too under the van.
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Ah this is a bummer as I need to attach a bench seat sometime soon.
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Ah this is a bummer as I need to attach a bench seat sometime soon.
I mounted tool boxes inside my cargo van and used this method to capture existing cross members for maximum retention:



This has proven to be strong as the tool box it secures in four spots survived a rear end crash that destroyed my step bumper and bent the frame up to the second set of body mounting bolts in front of the step bumper. Tool box didn't move one bit.

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