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Tips to fix small hole on side of seat

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by xguntherc, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. Jan 27, 2019 at 11:58 AM
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    xguntherc

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    I need advice on fixing a small hole in my seat. Any tips for the best way? I saw some seat fabric repair and color-matching kits on Amazon for $9.

    I've seen a very similar hole on other Tacomas, and wondering what others did to fix it.

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  2. Jan 27, 2019 at 12:01 PM
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    Clazzio seat covers!
     
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    Clazzios.

    There will be no fix that will look perfect. Everything will look like a patch.
     
  4. Jan 27, 2019 at 12:20 PM
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    I have the exact same thing.

    It’s a truck, I used an iron on patch. It looks fine and I don’t care. Lasts for 6 months or so. 10 minutes to replace. So far the hole hasn’t grown. I had a upholstery place quote me $100 or so to replace the panel. I’ll probably have all of the foam replaced when I finally fix it.
     
  5. Jan 27, 2019 at 3:23 PM
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    I have one similar. I am gonna just sew a cool patch on it
     
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  6. Jan 27, 2019 at 5:25 PM
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    Weird I have the same hole
     
  7. Jan 27, 2019 at 9:44 PM
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    The same shit everyone else has.
    It’s a common thing from crushing the bolster sliding in and out of the truck.

    Mine has the same hole. I installed a set of seat covers to fix it. 4 years later, the seat cover has a matching hole in the same spot.
     
  8. Jan 27, 2019 at 9:50 PM
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    The knob causes the hole. Some people have removed the knob and ground it down smaller or replaced it with some other kind of smaller knob.
     
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  9. Jan 29, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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    Are those the best for the price.. I've considered it.

    Yup. I knew it was the knob. I actually thought about trying this repair kit
    https://www.amazon.com/Permatex-25247-Fabric-Repair-Kit/dp/B0007TQWKQ

    THIS is a great idea. I might have to just get a Tacoma patch of some sort and iron that bad boy on. Just kinda a weird, sideways spot that gets smushed daily.
     
  10. Jan 29, 2019 at 10:17 PM
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    I found a few patches. Might go that route. Although Clazzio look nice. Hopefully they have a TW discount.
     
  11. May 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM
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    Still haven't fixed this tear. Getting bigger. Might try a fabric upholstery repair kit.

    Or I might get an iron on patch from REI and iron it on. Haha.
     

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