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Full-Size Vans

Transfer Seats for Full-Size Vans

B&D Independence, Inc. designs and manufacturers Transfer Seat Bases for virtually every Full-Size Van on the market today. An example of our product scope is listed below. Your Mobility Dealer will be able to confirm that we have a product designed specifically for your new van!

  • Ford Econoline
  • GMC Savanna
  • Chevrolet Express
  • Dodge Ram Vans

Leadership 41

Model L41 is a 6-Way Transfer Seat Base designed for full-size, non lowered floor vans. The specific applications include: Ford “E” Series, Chevy/GMC full-size vans and Dodge Ram vans. The L41 is designed to mount over the airbag sensor located under the driver seat in many of these vehicles.


  • Designed for Full-Size (Non Lowered Floor Vans) 1996 to present
  • 6-Way Transfer Seat Base
  • Driver Position Only
  • Utilizes OEM factory seat.
    • OEM factory seat functions are maintained
  • Seat Base mounts to the OEM floor mounting holes
    • No drilling required on most applications
  • Mounts over the airbag sensor


  • Travel Horizontal: 16”
  • Travel Vertical: 8”
  • Swivel: 100º
  • Weight Capacity: 500 lbs.


  • Length: 40 1/2″
  • Width: 17″
  • Down Height: 6 7/8″ to 7 3/4″

Optional Features bd_icons_travel_25px

  • Extended Travel
  • Optional Switchbox Configurations
  • Three Color Options
    • Choose from charcoal, gray, or tan to match the interior of your vehicle

Leadership Special 61

Model LS61D is designed for driver side installations in full-size vans with a lowered floor. Consult with your mobility dealer for complete details.


  • 6-Way Transfer Seatbase
  • Driver Seat Position
  • Utilizes OEM factory seat
    • OEM factory seat functions are maintained
  • Seat Base mounts to the OEM floor mounting holes
    • No drilling required on most applications
  • Middle area of van remains open
  • Interlock System provides safety during vehicle operation
  • Adjustable rotation speed
  • Improved stability
  • Emergency Release allows occupant to move away from steering wheel in the event of a power failure


  • Travel Horizontal: 17 1/2”
  • Travel Vertical: 6 3/8”
  • Swivel: 100º
  • Weight Capacity: 500 lbs.


  • Length: 33 1/2″
  • Width: 14 1/4″
  • Down Height: 6 7/8″ to 7 3/4″

Optional Features: bd_180_25px bd_hand_25px bd_icons_travel_25px

  • Handheld Pendant Controls
  • Safety Covers
  • 180 degree Swivel
  • Extended Travel (4″ Additional Travel)

Leadership 71

Model L71 is a 6-Way Transfer Seat Base used primarily for older converted and non-converted full-size vans.  Available in both driver and passenger position, the L71 is very customizable. (See Full-Size Van Options below). The 6-Way Transfer Seat moves forward and back, raises up and down, and swivels.


  • Travel Horizontal:Driver 14 3/8”
  • Passenger 12 3/8”(Both Driver and Passenger L71 travel 3″ further back when in the full up position)
  • Travel Vertical: 6 1/2”
  • Swivel: 100º
  • Weight Capacity: 500 lbs.


  • Length: Driver 28 1/2”
  • Passenger 26 1/2”
  • Width: 16 1/4″
  • Down Height: 6 1/4″

Optional Features bd_180_25px bd_icons_travel_25px

  • 180 degree Swivel
  • Extended Travel

Full Size Van Options (L41, L71 and LS61D Models)


180 Degree Swivel
Allow rotation of the seat 180 degrees, so that the user has greater flexibility in how they transfer into and out of the seat.


Handheld Pendant
Our standard Easy Access switchbox with an extended harness and shorter switches provides the user with an increased range of where they place their controller.


Extended Travel
Rails and slide gear bars can be customized to offer even further travel options. Discuss this option with your Dealer if you’re in need of increased forward and back travel.


B&D Independence, Inc.
1024 Empire Street
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
Phone: 618-262-7117
Fax: 618-263-3904

Our Mission

Founded in 1981, our mission was to create a company where quality and service would never be compromised. Therefore, we are committed to our customers and to providing the finest power seats for vans and wheelchair accessible vehicles in the industry.