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Old 04-15-2018, 07:03 PM
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Sometimes you have to use heat gun, or just stretch it slowly. They are supposed to fit tight, otherwise you will have wrinkles.
Yeah, I learned the hard way. lol.

PM me a price to replace the top part of the sport seats in synthetic leather with a c7 logo on the headrest please.
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Look really nice and the price is pretty decent too. Just don't see any purple, as usual with things I'd like to have. Bummer.....I will be looking for some skins for my office chairs I'm making though. Won't need purple for those so I'll keep your company in mind.
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Look really nice and the price is pretty decent too. Just don't see any purple, as usual with things I'd like to have. Bummer.....I will be looking for some skins for my office chairs I'm making though. Won't need purple for those so I'll keep your company in mind.
Iím sure they have purple stitching.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:51 AM
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i ordered mine last week. I messaged rob curtis on facebook (one of their employees) and he was awesome. I can't wait!

I did these but with dark grey instead of medium (they even let me switch my order after it was already in when i had the epiphany that i wanted dark instead of medium lol)

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Iím sure they have purple stitching.
Yes we can do purple stitching
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Yes we can do purple stitching
Of course you can.
Wrangler, your seats are going to look GREAT! My seats are from Interior Innovations but the same product, which Ridies can explain the relationship.
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Put these in a couple years ago. Now putting in center console cover in a week or so.

Ridies customer service is good. Like most you do have to send pics and details of questions but they do great in responding.

I would order again from them.



Ridies seat covers installed. Definitely use heat--sunshine, steam or heat gun to soften them up before installing

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How is the install? Do we need hog pliers for the install? I was thinking of ordering new seat foam for the drivers seat, maybe for the bottom of the passenger seat. As well as install some seat heaters at the same time. Or, just buy new seats.
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How is the install? Do we need hog pliers for the install? I was thinking of ordering new seat foam for the drivers seat, maybe for the bottom of the passenger seat. As well as install some seat heaters at the same time. Or, just buy new seats.
Depends on your seats. My driverís side back bolster frame was about to push thru the leather.
I replaced foam on both seats, did a lot of trimming and wrestling but the result was worth it. I changed to strong zip ties instead of hog rings and that part of the job was easy.
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How is the install? Do we need hog pliers for the install? I was thinking of ordering new seat foam for the drivers seat, maybe for the bottom of the passenger seat. As well as install some seat heaters at the same time. Or, just buy new seats.
There are no "new" seats :-) You will have to buy old seats and then do all this anyway :-)
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There are no "new" seats :-) You will have to buy old seats and then do all this anyway :-)
New seats as in, aftermarket seats. Like A4's or something similar.
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I did seat heaters bought off the common auction site. Install of seatcovers is reverse of dismantling. I took my time on first one just to learn how everything attaches. Second went twice as fast. Make sure your covers are "warm" as they then stretch better and will not have as many wrinkles. Also I bought new foam for both seats and put "burlap" between the seat "wires" and the foam so they would not cut into the foam.

There are threads with details on installing seat covers. Read a few of them and you will understand how to do the covers.
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There are no "new" seats :-) You will have to buy old seats and then do all this anyway :-)
Untrue. Plenty aftermarket seats, including ones from other cars.
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Untrue. Plenty aftermarket seats, including ones from other cars.
i looked hard at aftermarket seats. but at 6'3" 235 lbs i really don't fit well in the narrow corbeaus, and i really didn't want to put harnesses in my car to fit the wider ones.

That's why i ended up with new covers. I actually think the stock seats are comfortable. even if they don't have the best bolsters.
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Originally Posted by 00Midnight View Post
I did seat heaters bought off the common auction site. Install of seatcovers is reverse of dismantling. I took my time on first one just to learn how everything attaches. Second went twice as fast. Make sure your covers are "warm" as they then stretch better and will not have as many wrinkles. Also I bought new foam for both seats and put "burlap" between the seat "wires" and the foam so they would not cut into the foam.

There are threads with details on installing seat covers. Read a few of them and you will understand how to do the covers.
i am debating on heaters... this car won't be a winter ride but cool summer/spring/fall mornings they'd probably be nice with the top down...
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i looked hard at aftermarket seats. but at 6'3" 235 lbs i really don't fit well in the narrow corbeaus, and i really didn't want to put harnesses in my car to fit the wider ones.

That's why i ended up with new covers. I actually think the stock seats are comfortable. even if they don't have the best bolsters.
I'm in the same boat. 6'3" and float between 235-260lbs depending on how motivated I am with training. I do like that the stock seats make it easier to get in and out. I can't imagine a full race bucket with giant bolsters!!! Especially with the windows up and door half open. lol I am now leaning towards refoaming the seats and new covers. Guess I better price this out!!!
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Originally Posted by IRON MAIDEN View Post
I'm in the same boat. 6'3" and float between 235-260lbs depending on how motivated I am with training. I do like that the stock seats make it easier to get in and out. I can't imagine a full race bucket with giant bolsters!!! Especially with the windows up and door half open. lol I am now leaning towards refoaming the seats and new covers. Guess I better price this out!!!
i'm going to see how mine look with stock foams. they seem to be ok. I did the WCC kit (its here in a box) and i'll try these with the foams i have. if they don't look good i'll drop the 300 on foams.
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Order for covers and foam are in!! Thanks for the great deal.
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I agree Ridies is awesome!

They have been helping me and did my custom seats. Here is a little taste...I'll have a full write up on the car soon.



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