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Wet Okole help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 06BLUEDBLSPORT, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Dec 25, 2008 at 8:31 AM
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    I got Wet okoles for christmas and me and my brother are in the process of putting them on. we got the driver seat bottom on and i notice that it does not fit good at all. the part of the TRD seats were that bottom part of the seat has those center things that stick out, the wet okoles are not form fitting to that part like they should, its like i bought these seat covers from walmart and their for a general car, thats how they look soo far. Even the headrest covers are all loose and look like crap. and also theres like flaps that cover all the seat controls too and i dont know where those flaps should be or if they should be tucked in some where. PLEASE HELP ME WITH PUTTING ON THE SEAT COVERS!!
     
  2. Dec 25, 2008 at 8:56 AM
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    Try to tuck the flaps on the side into the plastic on the bottom of the seats. The Wet Okoles should conform to your seats in time. It may take a few days.
     
  3. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:10 AM
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    X2. Removeing the seats makes it 100x's easier. :)
     
  4. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    That seems the best way to do it but i dont know how hard it is to remove the seats but the back seats i have to remove to get the covers on. and chris so after a few days they will fit better?
     
  5. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:28 AM
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    I've heard that it may help to put plastic sheeting over the seat and then the Okoles. It will make the neoprene slide onto the seat easier. When you get the cover on, the sheeting should slide right out.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:30 AM
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    Are you sure the seat covers are for the TRD seats and not the standard seats?
     
  7. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:31 AM
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    That sounds like a good idea, too late though, i just finished the front seats and im about to begin the back seats
     
  8. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:33 AM
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    Yup, i called up wet okole when i ordered them and the guy asked if it was a TRD, but like chris said, it takes a few days for them to fit well
     
  9. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:33 AM
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    Yes. Depending on how loose they are.
    X2. 06, You may want to call Wet Okole to let them know of your concerns. They may have some better tips for you.
     
  10. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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    Well they are pretty loose, the front part of the bottom part of the seats is what concerns me the most, its really loose and for you guys who have trd seats know what im talking about with the bottom part of the seat the sticks out in the front, thats really loose. im gonna take a picture to show you guys
     
  11. Dec 25, 2008 at 9:43 AM
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    Wet Okoles will conform to the seat over time. Heat helps them to conform (which is good for me liveing in AZ :) ), so given the time of year, it may take a bit longer for yours to conform.
     
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    EDIT: Nevermind :D
     
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    should i take a hair dryer to it or something?
     
  14. Dec 25, 2008 at 10:00 AM
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    Okay here are the pictures:





    [​IMG]




    Does that look like its on right?
     
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    Also its pretty cold up where i live at the moment
     
  16. Dec 25, 2008 at 10:39 AM
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    Tuck the sides of the seat cover into the plastic along the seat. Also, on the center console cover, I took the top of the cover off, then installed the Wet Okole cover, then re assembled. Its tedious, but take your time, and you can do it. A blow dryer wont help, just let the covers settle in.
     
  17. Dec 25, 2008 at 11:03 AM
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    I've got the TRD seats as well and mine are fitting similarly to yours and I've had them on for a couple of weeks now:

    [​IMG]

    I haven't taken the time to call Wet Okole yet though...
     
  18. Dec 25, 2008 at 12:37 PM
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    Well after i calmed down i went out side and tugged at the seat covers until they were nice and tight and they fit better, im gonna take pics and show you guys now that they are all in
     
  19. Dec 25, 2008 at 12:47 PM
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    So for you guys with the Wet Okoles, are they worth the $$? Also, are they waterproof/resistant like they look? Might be worth it for me to get a pair.

    Lookin foward to the pics Colin.
     
  20. Dec 25, 2008 at 12:49 PM
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    So far they make the seats a bit more confortable because they have some padding in them, but im curious about them being waterproof too, im gonna go out and take one of the head rest covers and pour water on them just to check
     
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