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DIY: Leather Interior

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by HomerTaco, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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  2. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    Best wright up ever! I wqnt to do this now!
     
  3. Aug 14, 2010 at 1:13 AM
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    So how come when I emailed them last week about my 07 DC sport they came back with a price of $799USD or $999USD with contrast stitch and two tone? :confused:

    I told them I want to do the install myself too so that should be just the kit price. I've got a wholesale hookup with a local fabric/upholstery supplier so I'm going to look around for someone nearby who can sew and see if I can get some made up for less than a grand.

    I hate how easy the stock fabric stains, my truck's a work truck/daily driver so it's got to look good and stay clean with dirty work clothes, sawdust, tools, dog, etc in it. I liked the wet okole's but I read the short dog hair sticks to them and for the price I'd rather do heated leather. Especially in black/grey two tone with rad red stitching and matching elbow pads and console top.

    Where did the seat heater's come from too? I found this link, never ordered from them but $65/seat:

    http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pspages/warmseats.php
     
  4. Aug 15, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    The kit Homer and I used came off of the company's clearance list, and you are pretty much limited to what they have on that list in order to get the lower price. Also, the prices we got were like 3-4 months ago, and they may not be offering that deal any more. However, I would CALL them and specifically ask the salesperson to look on their clearance list. I seem to recall being quoted the higher prices first, then getting the lower price once I told them I wanted the clearance kit.

    From what I saw a few months ago, there were not many (if any) two-tone, contrast-stitched kits on that list.

    I will say, that unless you have a KILLER hook up on upholstery, you will NOT be able to find a good custom kit for less than $1000. I spent alot of time shopping upholstery for 3 different cars, and this is the best deal I have ever seen or heard of.
     
  5. Aug 19, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    Subbing... gonna try to find some leather now. I am gonna need this info! Thanks!
     
  6. Aug 21, 2010 at 8:26 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Good luck & PM me if you have any install questions!:D
     
  7. Oct 18, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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    Great DIY write-up with DIY photos and all.

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  8. Oct 18, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Thank you! I'd hoped to be able to save some folks the $ of having someone else do it...:D
     
  9. Nov 3, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    This is one great mod!
    :cool:
     
  10. Nov 11, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    Very well done. Im gonna have to plan my interior and forget neoprene.
     
  11. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    Thanks!:D
    Feel free to reach out if you have any questions!
     
  12. Nov 13, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    Anybody whose done this mod have a dog? Is the leather better?
     
  13. Nov 15, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    I have a Golden Retriever that rides in the back seat fairly often. The leather holds up against paws/nails just fine, and hair just brushes or vacuums right out. You can't tell that there has been a dog riding back there. I think that answers the question you asked.
     
  14. Nov 15, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    It does. Thank you!
     
  15. Nov 24, 2010 at 11:57 PM
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    Excellent write up, thanks for posting it! what kind of seat heater kit
    would you recommend? Thnks again!
     
  16. Jan 9, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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  17. Jan 9, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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  18. Jan 9, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    We'll talk tomorrow at lunch...:D
     
  19. Jan 9, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    I had almost forgot. Looking forward to it.
     
  20. Jan 11, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    6 months after the install, I finally got around to taking some pics of the seats. I went with the light grey leather.

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    ^^See how the seatbelt looks kind of brownish? The cloth matched that when I got the truck. Pretty gross.


    [​IMG]

    I need to redo the door arm rests. I tried to get fancy and use the old cloth as a "pad" under the leather. Glue does not stick to dirty, oily fabric... found out that little tidbit the hard way.

    The install isn't 100% perfect...maybe 95% perfect. There are a couple of small wrinkles on the middle of the driver's side seat back where I probably didn't get the metal rod hog ringed in tight enough. Overall, though, I'm pretty happy with it... it IS the first time I've ever attempted reupholstering anything.
     
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