Designing and Prototyping the Raptor/F-Series Seat Bottom Divider

Matt designs the seat bottom divider panel in CAD.

This past week we solved a simple problem with Matt's 2023 Ford Raptor... storage under the backseat. His 2018 Raptor had an OEM plastic barrier under the rear seats that created a perfect cubby where he secured the random items that would normally be free to roll around the cab - paper towels, first aid kit, duct tape, you get the idea. Whether Ford decided to nix this part due to supply chain issues or a lack of interest we don't know, whatever the case is, we took a few hours and whipped up a superior prototype with our signature Block n' Slot pattern.

Matt tack welds the top flange on the seat bottom divider for added rigidity.

To be honest, it's not often we set out to design a product, concept to pre-order, in just few hours and cover it all in one YouTube video... But Matt has had this idea in the back of his head for a while, so executing the 3D scanning process, CAD rendering, cutting on the plasma table and grinding, bending and tacking for test fit went very smoothly. Our prototype actually functioned so well that we decided to start a pre-order for the panel immediately.

Matt with the new seat bottom divider prototype.


Each panel will be laser cut from lightweight 1/8in. aluminum and finished in our durable texture black powdercoat. The included hardware allows for a 'no tool installation' onto the rear seat brackets and shouldn't take more than 2 minutes. This part is made in the USA and covered by our 'No B.S.' Lifetime Warantee. This will fit your 2015+ Ford F-150/Raptor and 2017+ Ford Super Duty.  

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Prototype seat bottom divider keeping tool kit, tape, paper towels and a crowbar secure.

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1 comment

  • Andrew Portman

    Has there ever been consideration for a molle panel that goes between the rear grab handles in the roof of the Gen5 ford ranger? Really would like a molle panel there.

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