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Wet Okole in red?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by clintonjeffries, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Sep 22, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    Simple question, anybody have Wet Okoles in red? If yes, pictures please!

    One of you Rad Red guys must have taken the plunge... I want to see how the red looks :D
     
  2. Sep 22, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    Red Rover Red Rover... Bump
     
  3. Sep 23, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    Am I gonna have to spend $400+ just to find out what these things look like in red haha
     
  4. Sep 23, 2010 at 9:25 AM
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  5. Sep 24, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    Well now I have to do it because of that haha
     
  6. Sep 24, 2010 at 12:24 PM
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    I'd love to see it. I really like the white beamers w/ the red interior.
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  7. Sep 24, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    Yeah for sure those are classy, I doubt mine will look like that haha but I like that example...
     
  8. Sep 24, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    ^I almost did my leather seats in red... :( probably should have... Red seats are sick
     
  9. Sep 24, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    Yeah, depending on the color of the red leather though, if it didn't match your rad red perfectly it could have turned out bad... With red paint you're probably better off safe!
     
  10. Sep 25, 2010 at 2:45 AM
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    Request samples of the reds from Wet Okole, they will send some swatches to you.
    I didn't get red cause none of their reds matched my impule red pearl.
     
  11. Sep 25, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    Yeah I was thinking about that, thanks thats a good idea. I think I like the color from their website, just from what I can tell, I was just hoping to see what it actually looks like in one of our trucks...
     
  12. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:08 AM
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    I couldn't find any pics back when I was looking for myself..order #15 and #20. You get 3 swatches so also order whatever color you would go with if the reds don't match. I didn't like the reds myself.
    #15 was probably close to rad red, but I have impulse red and #20 was too maroon for my taste.
     
  13. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    Ok nice good call, I'll check out those 2 reds and get a third choice like you said. Theres a group buy for WO's right now so I'm gonna try to jump on that
     
  14. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    ^I'm going to let you know that its NOT a good idea to do Wet Okole in Red.

    1. Wet Okole will not offer the entire seat made in Red. <Been There>

    2. The material used by Wet Okole will Fade from Original Nice Red, to light Red to eventually Pink like.

    3. I've already thought of it 2 years ago and wanted to make the 2 front Seats all Red and all the arm rest all Red. . .No Bueno. If you're going to do this, get Red Leather or Real Race Seats. You want to use the Red Suede like materials.
     
  15. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    damn, alright thanks for the insight on that one. Have you seen the red Wet Okoles fade? I believe you, cus aren't they like a neopreme or wetsuit material? wetsuits fade bad from the sun...
     
  16. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    ^ Yes. I originally had Wet Okoles on my DC. I even called and talked to Edgar that worked there 2 years ago when I ordered. I talked to him for about 20 minutes regarding making custom Red Seats for the front. They wouldn't do it at first but after talking to him. He said they can probally make it but advise not to.

    He told me the reasons. . . I trusted him on it.

    Then when I went to Costa Mesa to get my set installed. He was there to show me how the Red Fades from sunlight. Even if you treat it with the UV spray. Its going to happen over time.

    I know I had my Black neoprene fade a little from the Sun and it was sprayed with the UV. I even had my truck most of the time in a garage. I can't imagine how bad the RED would look over 6 months to a year of being Exposed.

    Give Wet Okole a call for yourself and see what they say.
     
  17. Sep 28, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    Thats all I needed to hear, thats exactly why I made this thread, so I could find out if anyone had a bad experience with the red... guess I gotta think of something else now...
     
  18. Sep 29, 2010 at 3:06 AM
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    Yeah, that is very true about the fading, I forgot to mention that....

    I went with solid black and I've had them a bit over 2 yrs and the black is fading a little, more on the front than the rear. I've used the UV protectant, but could probably have used it more often especially being in Vegas where it's always sunny!

    I love the way the solid black looks, seems most go with black on the edges and charcoal or grey on the middle which looks good also.

    There is a couple pic threads if you haven't checked those yet...
     
  19. Sep 29, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    There's this guy that goes to the same college as me that has a red 1st gen with the red WO's with black edges. I gotta say that it looks great and matches with the Sunfire Red paint. Doesn't look faded but then again he probably got them recently.
     
  20. Sep 29, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    I think mine are "wine", not "red", but they are right about the fading... Here's a pic from when they were new.

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