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Leather Seats

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, May 5, 2008.

  1. May 5, 2008 at 4:59 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Has anyone here had their seats redone in leather?...If so who did you use for your install. I just received a catolog in the mail today and in it was an ad for a company called katzkin. Has anyone ever used this company?...From the ad the seats look really nice!

    Thanks! :eek:
     
  2. May 5, 2008 at 5:00 PM
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    eordonez

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    I once looked at some leather seats on ebay, you take all the skin of the seats and install that package, and its completely stock, they look like from the dealership
     
  3. May 5, 2008 at 5:14 PM
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  4. May 5, 2008 at 5:41 PM
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    Leather, Suspension TSB, Billy 5100's up front set at .85, Eaton Posi LSD,Grillcraft Black Mesh Grills,Aires Bull Bar,Black Low Profile Narrow Toybox,Black Headlight Mod,Black Tail lights ,USA Spec,Ipod, PopnLock,Bed Mat,Bug Sheild,Vent Visors, Weathertec Liners,Radar,Nuvi 760,Dog Ramp,Convex Mirrors, Roof Rack, Tint, Borla exhaust, Borla Intake, OBX pedals, Home Link Auto Dimming Mirror with remote, 20" Factory Wheels, Factory Tube Steps
    I had the dealer do mine.
     
  5. May 5, 2008 at 5:43 PM
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    nice, how much? pictures??
     
  6. May 5, 2008 at 5:44 PM
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    Wet Okoles > Leather
     
  7. May 5, 2008 at 6:06 PM
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    check out my photos of the seat covers i put in. they are from Igee outta CA. im pretty happy with them, just don't let your dog romp around on them.....
     
  8. May 5, 2008 at 6:19 PM
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    The show Trucks on Spike TV had a episode a while back, and they used katzkinz to redo the interior of one of the trucks. They seem to have alot of options and color choices. I have strongly considered them when I redo my seats. I am also considering Wet Okoles at least for the back seat , because I think they will hold up better to the abuse my Great Dane will puts on the back seat on road trips.
     
  9. May 5, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    It was 900 installed. I'll try to get some pics tomorrow and post them.
     
  10. May 6, 2008 at 8:48 AM
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    Did they show the actual install of the leather?....Are they a cover or did they have to send them out to be done?
     
  11. May 6, 2008 at 8:49 AM
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  12. May 6, 2008 at 8:51 AM
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  13. May 6, 2008 at 1:03 PM
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    I got them in my truck. The $tealer installed them for me. Check out my gallery to see the pics. They are very nice, and heated!! They aren't perforated like my wifes highlander, but the are very nice. Seem nicer then most stock leather seats.
     
  14. May 6, 2008 at 1:05 PM
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    They do look nice klown... wondering how they would look on graphite or charcoal color on grey interiors.... how much do they run?
     
  15. May 6, 2008 at 1:13 PM
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    I can't remember the exact cost, but it was somewhere around $1400 for leather and heated. They also do up the armrests in the same leather.
     
  16. May 6, 2008 at 1:13 PM
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    nice....
     
  17. May 7, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    On the show they took off the old cloth seats down to the foam. Then they put the leather on as a replacement. They are not "leather covers" but actually replacements for the old cloth. They fit snug and looked great.
     
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