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Installing a bath lift in my hack

  The car is a Champion Escort.  For the benefit of my passenger of a certain age I want to provide easier entry/exit.  I received what I assume is a typical bath lift for seniors a while back. Motor and extending tube that lifts the chair is mounted to the back of the chair.  The back with the motor easily separates from the seat portion.  I can also remove the motor and lift tube from the chair back.  I’ve been puzzling over how to accomplish the physical installation.  Before embarrassing myself by mentioning the limited options I see to do this I’m hoping those that have actually done this in the past or who even have suggestions will offer their advice.  The Escorts seat is a molded one piece design I could replace. The motor and lift tube assembly can be taken off the lift chair back. Here are some photos of what I have.  Excuse any mess, things are disassembled. 

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We have done this using a similar seat lift that also had self contained batteries. It has been perhaps 15 years now as such, I do not remember much about it. No specific recommendations however one thing you do need to know. The Escort seat is NOT symmetrical and does not fit in "square" to anything. So just because it fits all the way down. Do not assume that it will have the needed clearance as it comes up.

Good luck.

Jay G
DMC sidecars

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It doesn’t.  It’s a bear to put in or remove since the side bolsters of the seat stick out making it wider than the inside of the body above it.  I will need another seat, for sure. Most likely with separate back/bottom.