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Old 08-08-2015, 05:03 PM   #15
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Why is the Mega Cab rear floor flat compared to the hump in a crew cab? We will be taking two large dogs (kids) with us so we'd like the flat floor...We would remove the rear seat for "kid " room.
Also reading your reports on trailer to cab clearance as I don't want the long wheel base... Thanks !
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Old 08-08-2015, 09:19 PM   #16
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The rear seats fold two ways.. either you just flop the seatbacks down which leaves a sort of trough in the Megacab section, or you drop the whole seat and back down to make it a huge, flat space.
It's a 70/30 split, so my two kids (10 and 12) can sit comfortably in the "70" part and the two dogs (Dobermans 65 and 97lbs) go in the "30" part in the flat position. They have plenty of room.
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The rear seats fold two ways.. either you just flop the seatbacks down which leaves a sort of trough in the Megacab section, or you drop the whole seat and back down to make it a huge, flat space.
It's a 70/30 split, so my two kids (10 and 12) can sit comfortably in the "70" part and the two dogs (Dobermans 65 and 97lbs) go in the "30" part in the flat position. They have plenty of room.
It's a 70/30 split, I thought it was a 60/40. That's great as it gives even more space.

I'm not sure what you mean, are there two ways to fund down the seats?

What I'm trying to find out is it you can remove one or the other section, i.e., remove the 70% section leaving the single. That would give the dogs lots of room and still carry one person.
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No need to remove. That would cause the surface to be uneven.

The two positions allow you to just fold down the seat back or compress that whole thing to make a large, flat surface:
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It's a 70/30 split, I thought it was a 60/40. That's great as it gives even more space.

I'm not sure what you mean, are there two ways to fund down the seats?

What I'm trying to find out is it you can remove one or the other section, i.e., remove the 70% section leaving the single. That would give the dogs lots of room and still carry one person.
Thats what I plan to do,,, remove the rear seat totally,,, leaving a flat open floor... The "crew cabs" have the drive shaft hump... The Mega cabs do not from what I have seen.... Monkey
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No need to remove. That would cause the surface to be uneven.

The two positions allow you to just fold down the seat back or compress that whole thing to make a large, flat surface:
Thanks,,, but that raises the floor even more,,, by what a foot ??? Our Danes (older) will need a ramp as it is,,, don't need it higher than the floor... Thanks again,,,, Monkey
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After looking at your pics TDI,, I see it also has a hump in the floor... We went looking at 2015's recently and I don't remember the hump in the floor... Am I wrong ???? And Thanks again for the pics !!!!! Monkey
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The hump only goes back about 8". And it's not real tall.

My truck is a 2wd, so the rear floor is only 24" off the pavement. You CAN unbolt the whole rear bench quite easily.
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No need to remove. That would cause the surface to be uneven.

The two positions allow you to just fold down the seat back or compress that whole thing to make a large, flat surface:
The height to the seat is about 41" so when you fold down the seat back it's getting close to 48" which is just too tall for the dogs to jump in and out. Also there is a large gap that the dogs could fall into.

[QUOTE=TDI-Minnie;2693400My truck is a 2wd, so the rear floor is only 24" off the pavement. You CAN unbolt the whole rear bench quite easily.[/QUOTE]

The official step height for both the 4x2 and 4x4 is just under 27".

If I can take out the double and leave in the single it will give the dogs more room than they have in the back of our 2014 Dodge Journey now and they travel in it quite nicely.

My question still stands, do the seats come out in two sections so you can leave either the single or double seat in and take the other out. Personally I only need to take the double.

I was looking around the Internet for information on this and it kinda looks like the 2 see section bolts onto the single seat but I can't tell for sure. Hopefully they each have their own bolts. One may still need to put something to protect the dogs from the edge of the seat that's left exposed.
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We will be taking two large dogs (kids) with us so we'd like the flat floor...We would remove the rear seat for "kid " room.

We've got two 80lb'ers. A fat one and a skinny one. Plus an actual child @ 40 lbs. Fold the big section of seat over, added a 1" foam pad... Did 4k miles like that. Child in the seat behind the driver.
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Well I got t see a 3500 Mega Cab today so I checked out the rear seats. Looks like it's built on a single frame so you can't take out part and leave the rest unless you want to never put it back the way it was.

So on to looking for another option.

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I can't imagine you'll find a cab with mire room than the MC.
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