Sleeping in Jeep without removing seats

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Saw a couple threads where people made cool platforms or used the deep sleep, however, all of them had the rear seat removed. Has anybody come up with a solution with leaving the seats in? It’s a JLUR and I’m just shy of 6’1”.

 

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Saw a couple threads where people made cool platforms or used the deep sleep, however, all of them had the rear seat removed. Has anybody come up with a solution with leaving the seats in? It’s a JLUR and I’m just shy of 6’1”.
Yes, there are mattreses specifically made to fit in back of JL.
Google "sleeping in back JLWranglerforum" and you will find a bunch of threads.
 

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Saw a couple threads where people made cool platforms or used the deep sleep, however, all of them had the rear seat removed. Has anybody come up with a solution with leaving the seats in? It’s a JLUR and I’m just shy of 6’1”.
I have/use the DeepSleepForJeep air mattress. The rear seats in the Jeep do NOT have to be removed...simply folded down flat.
 

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I've done it, and it works, but that gap is so damn miserable. It's not flat, and it just sucks night after night. I finally bit the bullet for the Goose gear platform and couldn't be happier. Nice and flat.
 

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https://cheaperjeepertv.com/jeep-camping-sleeping-platform-2/

This is what I plan to build soon. I did sleep in the back of the Jeep a couple weeks ago without it, just one of those newer roll-up air mattresses, and it was nice. The platform above would just be slightly nicer and give me more storage.
 


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I have/use the DeepSleepForJeep air mattress. The rear seats in the Jeep do NOT have to be removed...simply folded down flat.
Do you find that they lay flat enough? I put laid them down and it seems half my body will be elevated and the other half won't be. Not sure if they need to settle a little more and then they will lay flatter.

I've done it, and it works, but that gap is so damn miserable. It's not flat, and it just sucks night after night. I finally bit the bullet for the Goose gear platform and couldn't be happier. Nice and flat.
This would be my desire too but I put 2-3 kids in the backseat several times a week. Maybe in the future.
 

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Do you find that they lay flat enough? I put laid them down and it seems half my body will be elevated and the other half won't be. Not sure if they need to settle a little more and then they will lay flatter.
Do you have the 4xe? If so, the rear seats do not fold flat because of the batteries under the rear seats.
 

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Do you find that they lay flat enough? I put laid them down and it seems half my body will be elevated and the other half won't be. Not sure if they need to settle a little more and then they will lay flatter.



This would be my desire too but I put 2-3 kids in the backseat several times a week. Maybe in the future.
i have a diesel and i assume the other models are the same (except for the 4xe which i don’t know about) but the seats when folded down are fairly flat but not completely. There is a slight elevation/incline near the front seats. I don’t think this negatively impacts the lay at all and i think in some cases it’s even desisted for head elevation like you’d get in a hammock or with a pillow. I doubt it would bother kids when sleeping imo.

the mattress is very comfortable btw and i store i under the center of the rear seat at all times so it’s always in the Jeep.
 


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I have that fitted Jeep sleeping mat and tbh if I did it again I'd save $200 and go with an inflatable mattress or something like that. I don't find it very comfortable and it's not as compact as I'd like it to be. It does stay warm which is nice.
 

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Do you find that they lay flat enough? I put laid them down and it seems half my body will be elevated and the other half won't be. Not sure if they need to settle a little more and then they will lay flatter.
The DeepSleep mattress is pretty thick so it doesn't really matter if the rear seats are completely flat or not. Unless you're like that princess and the pea character, you won't be able to feel the seats. 🤣

I find this sleeping arrangement more than adequate for a couple of nights.

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I found that my soft cooler fit into the gap perfectly. You can also try sleeping the other direction, with your feet over the gap instead of your head.
I’m a few inches taller than you and just did two nights using a standard backpacking air mattress. It worked pretty well, but the length is a bit of a problem. Sleeping at an angle fixed most of it.
 

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