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I've got a 2 year old that you'll see in my avatar and I'm wanting to buy a 2003 Z06. Question is, can I safely use a carseat in it? I know that the airbag has to be off but are there hooks in the seat and is there a latch in the rear of the car for the carseat restraint (for the top of the car seat)?
 

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There are people who do it - I have a little guy just a bit younger than yours, and at first I was very much into the idea of him going along for rides with daddy. However, the more I thought about it, the less safe I think it would be to have him there with me. He'd be a lot closer to the crash energy than he would be in the back seat of a "regular" car, and he'd also be low to the ground in the line of impact (but the way the car seat lifts them up a few inches, a lot of him would be above the window line in dange). I decided that he'll have to wait until he's older to ride in a Corvette.

While I was researching this question for myself, I bookmarked a few threads on DC about car seats and Corvettes. I have them on my computer at home, but sometime tonight, I'll get those and link them for you so you can make your own choice.:thumbsup:
 

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I appreciate your concern. The only times he would be riding in the vette would be to and from day care. 35MPH residential streets and just a few miles would be his "sitting next to Daddy in the vette" time.
 

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I have 2 kids, one 8 who rides with me all the time and one 2 who never has ridden with me yet. My wife gets nervous if I even attempt to put the car seat in the Vette.
 

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Carseat question

The LATCH System is to be attached to the anchorage points. This is specifically for child restraint systems. I believe this was a new to the 2003 Z06. The owners manual goes into detail on how to secure the child seat. Hope this helps.

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Bill
 
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