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Old 06-29-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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Default Finally got my seat skins installed! PIC HEAVY!!

Finally installed my new leather seats. Let me know what ya guys think. I really like the way they turned out and the quality.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Very nice, where did you get them from
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Nice job. Did you install your self?
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:54 PM   #5
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Nice job. Did you install your self?
Yes I installed my self. Took awhile but I'm pleased with the results.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:05 PM   #6
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Did you install new seat foam?
Looks great.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:27 PM   #7
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New seats look very nice.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:27 PM   #8
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Love the yellow/black
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looks Great!!!
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:39 PM   #11
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They l@@k fantastic!

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Old 06-29-2013, 09:41 PM   #12
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Nice fitment doing them yourself!! They look great.
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:11 PM   #13
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Yes. All new seat foam. They feel amazing!!!

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Love the yellow/black
Thanks. The car is silver and I am doing black wheels with yellow calipers. I hope it all ties in together the way I want it to.

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Nice fitment doing them yourself!! They look great.
It was a PITA! Took a while but wasn't that hard as long as you take your time.
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:48 PM   #14
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Great look! Congrats
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I did mine too, it was a PITA but worth it!!http://Click the image to open in full size.
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Thanks. The car is silver and I am doing black wheels with yellow calipers. I hope it all ties in together the way I want it to.
I was about to ask why you chose yellow stitching. Definitely post some exterior pics when you get it done.
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You said to tell you what we think, so I will.
They do not look good to me. There are too many wrinkles and places where the leather is not tight or smooth. This is something I see on many cars where the owners have installed the seat covers themselves.
The problem is the owners do not know the correct way to install the covers so they look really good. Even the perfect seat cover, installed on new foam, will not look right unless the installer is very proficient.
My background is I have done upholstery on collector cars for the last 25 years. I would not let a pair of seats that looked like that leave my business.
Remember, you asked.
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Looking good
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You said to tell you what we think, so I will.
They do not look good to me. There are too many wrinkles and places where the leather is not tight or smooth. This is something I see on many cars where the owners have installed the seat covers themselves.
The problem is the owners do not know the correct way to install the covers so they look really good. Even the perfect seat cover, installed on new foam, will not look right unless the installer is very proficient.
My background is I have done upholstery on collector cars for the last 25 years. I would not let a pair of seats that looked like that leave my business.
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I did ask.. your right......and your the only one who doesn't think they look good. I invite you over any time your in the area to bless me with your infinite wisdom on installing seat covers. Better yet..... you could do a write up on how to install them the PROPER way and post it on the forum for all of us to use!!! This isn't the first post of yours that I've seen bashing someones seat install and boasting about your vast experience and all the expensive cars you work on. " I am semi retired and working on the restoration of our 1931 Cadillac. Sometime later this spring - summer I will start doing an Auburn boattail speedster for a customer. I just recently finished a 1910 Whiting, which is one of two knwn to exist, for a museum in Alaska.
I was just commenting on the quality of the covers, as I saw it
." Didn't your momma teach you that if you don't have anything nice to say than keep your mouth shut? Sorry to rant on but if your gonna slap it out on the table I'm gonna cut it off.

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Old 06-30-2013, 12:23 AM   #20
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Looks very nice, I like them!
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