Supercab Rear Seat Headrest

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I pulled mine straight up and out. You just need to press the buttons.





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I just tried this on wifes 20 Lariat crew cab and there is just foam and no hinges or spring , I guess they ran out of the tilt parts.
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November build.
They had to have saved a least a few bucks per unit on that. Really sucks that they don't think seeing out the back is worth a few bucks.
 

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They had to have saved a least a few bucks per unit on that. Really sucks that they don't think seeing out the back is worth a few bucks.
Yep it stinks, I had some 1/2 inch dowel in stock ready to do but not dice. Oh well I just removed them for now. Bret
 

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Yep it stinks, I had some 1/2 inch dowel in stock ready to do but not dice. Oh well I just removed them for now. Bret
I figured Ford made the change for 2020 and was using up leftover 2019 parts.

Sorry it didn't work out for you.
 

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I just tried this on wifes 20 Lariat crew cab and there is just foam and no hinges or spring , I guess they ran out of the tilt parts.
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November build.
Hi Bret,

I wondered if this was the case when the change was "Exhaust old stock" before incorporating the change on the line. This is a bugaboo of running changes and one of the reasons that Auto Parts stores are driven nuts with ordering the correct parts. You go in for a Left hand Widget for the suspension and the guy behind the counter asks if your key Fob is black or gray???? Reason, Fob color change occurred about the same time as the LH Widget change.

What a headache!

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I figured Ford made the change for 2020 and was using up leftover 2019 parts.

Sorry it didn't work out for you.
Interesting as my 2020 was just built in October and they had the mechanism.
 

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Hi Bret,

I wondered if this was the case when the change was "Exhaust old stock" before incorporating the change on the line. This is a bugaboo of running changes and one of the reasons that Auto Parts stores are driven nuts with ordering the correct parts. You go in for a Left hand Widget for the suspension and the guy behind the counter asks if your key Fob is black or gray???? Reason, Fob color change occurred about the same time as the LH Widget change.

What a headache!

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Phil Schilke
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LOL, its a shame as it would have been an easy mod. Mid year changes on a model always makes it fun getting correct parts . Im sure they are catching hell with this covid 19 trying to keep parts flowing in on time. Maybe a different vendor, or maybe the vendor that made the spring setup is shut down due to covid ? Who knows . Stay safe, Bret
 

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Yep it stinks, I had some 1/2 inch dowel in stock ready to do but not dice. Oh well I just removed them for now. Bret
Find a pair of salvaged headrests with springs ?
 

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Curious what your build date is?
I cant get to the window sticker right now but build date was early November. Ill post it later. Door jam shows 11/20 and window sticker says 10/27/20. Bret
 
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Thanks for the heads up on this! Just got my 2020 Supercab a few days ago. I did the dowel mod to the headrests it was super easy and works perfectly!
 

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