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Old 04-18-2012, 08:21 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by jjordan

I've heard that the reason for the 1.5 inches is to give a little more "wiggle" room with the measuring... I've heard stuff about the padding... But, bottom line, the manual says you need 1.5" of head clearance. It actually also says 44" overall height is the limit for RF (this is in a new RXT manual), which I didn't know.
None of the SK manuals say that. I go with an inch of hard shell as I trust the Diono reps exactly as far as I can throw them and the 1.5" is supposed to give room for the padding; since I feel comfortable finding the shell I go by an inch.

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