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    Covers for backseat vents?

    Does anyone have any tips for hot to save the backseat vents from the barrage of kicks and mud-smearing that my 3 year old attacks with?

    I donít find anything made for this purpose online, but figured maybe so e forum folks have rigged something up that can at least take the brunt of the foot beatings?? It could really improve the relationship between my son and I (which is already great, but, ya know...).

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    I've only seen backseat protectors, but nothing for the back of a center console. Maybe take a small rectangle cardboard box and cut the top & bottom off and then cut the box in half so it's just a big "U" shape. Tuck the two sides in between the seat and console. It would be a cheap easy fix and when it gets dirty just toss it and make a new one.

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobby B. View Post
    Maybe take a small rectangle cardboard box
    and cut the top & bottom off and then cut the
    box in half so it's just a big “U" shape. Tuck the
    two sides in between the seat and console.

    It would be a cheap easy fix and when it gets
    dirty just toss it and make a new one.
    Qualifies as one of the:
    “Top Ten Redneck Fixes”.

    Whur ya frum...
    Pennsyltucky or sumthin?



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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    If you could get your hands on some of the protective film that they use for protecting parts during assembly and transportation, that would work. Problem would be getting the film in a small quantity for individual use. ABI and 3M are the principle sources to the auto industry for this stuff.

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    How about a thick towel folded length-wise?

    And, you can pick the color.......
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Quote Originally Posted by acuRAS82 View Post
    ...beatings??
    Beatings. Did someone say beatings?



    Quote Originally Posted by acuRAS82 View Post
    It could really improve the relationship between my
    son and I (which is already great, but, ya know...).
    Itís possible; but really canít make
    any promises of that sort.


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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Quote Originally Posted by FUNX650 View Post
    Qualifies as one of the:
    “Top Ten Redneck Fixes”.

    Whur ya frum...
    Pennsyltucky or sumthin?



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    Haha! Nope, I'm from Long Island New York, but I moved down to West Palm Beach, FL in 1998.

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Thanks guys for caring enough about my problem to give your thoughts!

    In the near term, I’m going to try the box and/or towel idea (possibly both at once). This should at least get me through the winter and hopefully some day he will start to understand my pleading and give me a break.

    Any additional ideas are still always welcome. Happy Thanksgiving to all!!!

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Make him walk? Covers for backseat vents?

    I second the PPF idea on the interior console. I may do that in my car as I have a 2 year old (may as well get ahead of the curve).

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    Re: Covers for backseat vents?

    Quote Originally Posted by AaronE View Post
    Make him walk? Covers for backseat vents?

    I second the PPF idea on the interior console. I may do that in my car as I have a 2 year old (may as well get ahead of the curve).

    Sent from my SM-G950U using Autogeekonline mobile app
    I’d be curious where you find the protection film.

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