Rear seat recline comfort

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I saw a post about the JL rear seat recline being the same as a stock JK. Has anyone done the recline kit or can confirm it will work in the JL?
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I haven't taken delivery of mine yet, but the JLs I sat in on dealer lots appeared to have better rear seat recline than the JK. I thought I read a post around launch that stated it was improved.
 

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I haven't taken delivery of mine yet, but the JLs I sat in on dealer lots appeared to have better rear seat recline than the JK. I thought I read a post around launch that stated it was improved.
I don't know if they were improved, but my kids are complaining about the angle of the seat back.
 
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A previous post said it was better than the JK but then someone said it wasn't and they would be doing the recline kit. Just curious if anyone has put the JK kit in and how it worked.
 

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I saw a post about the JL rear seat recline being the same as a stock JK. Has anyone done the recline kit or can confirm it will work in the JL?
I saw a YouTube video of a kit from J.C. Whitney that reclines the rear seats a little more!
 

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Haven’t taken angle measurements, but was told and I read somewhere that it’s better on the JL. I have no idea why they can’t add a user adjustable recline on those seats. FCA said they would fix all the issues with the JK on the JL, but this is one i would’ve expected to be done.

On my JK I did the rear seat include mod and I would recommend against it. It required adding spacers the seat brackets that bolted to the floor. I think this had a chance of weakening the seat and could have consequences if in an accident.

So far my kids, more like young adults, haven’t complained about the seats.
 

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Yeah, better than the JK, but not as comfortable as it needs to be.
 
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