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Old 06-03-2015, 09:01 PM
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The wife brought home a new car with fabric upholstery and is talking about getting seat covers for it.
Dunno anything about them. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:17 PM
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They are expensive but when I eventually put some in my new ram im going with covercraft. Universal types are horrible fitment wise so get the ones made specifically for your vehicle.
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:49 PM
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I just ordered a set of wet okole for my new wrangler. Not sure if they make other make/models of cars but I'm already pissed I have a few marks in the seats before the covers have arrived
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Originally Posted by Milehog View Post
The wife brought home a new car with fabric upholstery and is talking about getting seat covers for it.
Dunno anything about them. Any suggestions?
I'd suggest getting the camo pattern seat covers. That way, your wife can't see you when you come home from the bar......and maybe you can shoot an elk
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:05 AM
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I just ordered a set of wet okole for my new wrangler. Not sure if they make other make/models of cars but I'm already pissed I have a few marks in the seats before the covers have arrived
Got these for my son's car 2 years ago, fit very well and have held up like new.
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I just ordered a set of wet okole for my new wrangler. Not sure if they make other make/models of cars but I'm already pissed I have a few marks in the seats before the covers have arrived
X2 expensive but they are great...
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Old 06-04-2015, 02:49 AM
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Originally Posted by bjm9818 View Post
I just ordered a set of wet okole for my new wrangler. Not sure if they make other make/models of cars but I'm already pissed I have a few marks in the seats before the covers have arrived
I had a the Wet Okole' covers in my Bronco and loved them! They were pretty tough too.
Man, I miss that truck!
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Wife has sheepskins on hers, and really loves them. They are cool in the summerand warm in the winter. They werecustom made and fit exact. I must admit, they are good in the summer.....you do not sweat at all. Quite comfortable...she's very pleased. www.rockymountainsheepskins.com
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I put http://katzkin.com replacement covers in a 2004 Ram 1500 I used to have. Really good quality and fairly easy to do yourself if you are patient. They have an option to let you have a local installer out them in.
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I went with Marathon Seat covers in my truck. http://www.marathonseatcovers.com/

I've had them for two years and they still look great.
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Definitely want fitted covers.
Do the neoprene covers breath???
Do any of these covers allow the seat side airbags to do their job?
Thank's and keep the ideas coming.
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I purchased a cheap ($20) generic set from Costco made of rather thin neoprene. Slipped over the seat, fits reasonably well and so far seem to be doing the trick.
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Milehog View Post
Definitely want fitted covers.
Do the neoprene covers breath???
Do any of these covers allow the seat side airbags to do their job?
Thank's and keep the ideas coming.
We had fitted covers over the cloth seats in a convertible - can't remember if they were Covercraft, or Beverly Hills Motoring.

They were denim, dyed to match the interior. Once they had been washed a bunch they felt like a comfortable pair of jeans.

They had Velcro slots to allow for the seat air-bags.
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You could always just add aftermarket leather.

usually around a grand for 2 rows installed.
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just scotch guard and have them cleaned every other year.
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I put on leatherette from coverking on jeep commander after wear and spots on fabric-good fit
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Sheepskins allow for side air bags. They ask you when you place the order....
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I think it's a waste. Enjoy the new car. When the interior shows signs of wear, then think about covers.
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Well, now I've done it. I drove the car today. Got cut off in traffic and had to brake hard and jink the steering wheel. My mug went flying and landed in the passenger seat upside down.
Light tan upholstery... At least it was herbal tea and there appears to be no staining.
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