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Wet Okole - Light Gray or Charcoal

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by spaghettiedy, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:40 AM
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    spaghettiedy

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    I need help deciding between the two colors. Ideally, the color in between charcoal and light gray would match perfectly. The light gray is a tad light than the floor, and carcoal is darker than the sport seat fabric.

    So, charcoal or light gray?

    Do they fade overtime?

    No piping or piping?

    Thanks and sorry this seems petty, but they cost so much that I want to be right on this decision.

    Ohh, and I have the swatches but still need your help cause I'm so damn indecisive.
     
  2. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:43 AM
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    P. Bauer

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    Charcoal, no piping.
     
  3. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:44 AM
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    lsocoee

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    Charcoal is easier to keep clean

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    Most things exposed to the sun will fade over time. I don't think it will be any better or worse than the stock covers.

    I don't like the piping, because I have a tendency to slide across the seat when I get in. But if you wanted to get a solid color, then you need to get piping.

    Definitely not petty, this is expensive. I'd add the lumbar support too, I think their solution is more comfortable than the stock lumbar. I got pockets in the back, but I don't use them much.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:46 AM
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    trdracing5

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    I'm right there with you. I would like to see some pics of the different colors. It is so hard to decide by looking at the swatches.
     
  5. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:50 AM
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    My local mechanic and friend once told me to stay away from grey on cars/trucks - he said that color fades more quickly than any other, and that has been my personal experience also. I vote charcoal... (man, how fun is this? Helping choose colors on someone else's truck! Gotta love that!)
     
  6. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:51 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I have the charcoal and chris4x4 has the light grey. you should check out our galleries to see the difference.
     
  7. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:52 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Exactly why I didn't get the piping the second time around.

    I bought the clean kit too. It works marvelously.
    Love these covers.
     
  8. Oct 31, 2008 at 6:53 AM
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    lsocoee

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    here's Chris's seat covers
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    If you get piping, then I'd go with a solid color.
     
  9. Oct 31, 2008 at 7:01 AM
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    spaghettiedy

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    I've read this same thing from somebody else on a different thread. It seems from the pics as though is a ribbed line of fabric. So, I'll probably go w/ no piping.

    What does everyone think about the map pocket in the back?

    Should I make this a poll?
     
  10. Oct 31, 2008 at 7:09 AM
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    lsocoee

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    here's the back pocket. You need to check my gallery, I took a bunch of pics.

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  11. Oct 31, 2008 at 7:12 AM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I kinda like the light gray.

    But isn't the middle piece just rubber or something? The whole seat isn't that wet-suit material is it?
     
  12. Oct 31, 2008 at 7:15 AM
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    it is wet suit material, but it doesn't feel like rubber. It is a cloth feeling on the top.
     
  13. Oct 31, 2008 at 10:25 AM
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    How long does it usually take after you order from Wet Okole?
     
  14. Oct 31, 2008 at 10:50 AM
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    I bought mine through a group buy, so I couldn't accurately predict what it would take you.
     
  15. Oct 31, 2008 at 10:57 AM
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    When I ordered mine, I faxed em a copy of my military ID & got a % off and a free console cover. Mine also came faster than I expected, around a week not with the group buy. Ship time can vary, call in though to get the right type seat, plus you can ask the Customer Service person.
     
  16. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:00 AM
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    lsocoee

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    you'll need to know if you have side airbags and the TRD seats.
     
  17. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:02 AM
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    I do, and thanks. I checked w/ them already about the airbags, and they said that there are slits in the side to let the airbags deploy.
     
  18. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:18 AM
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    I really really like the look of "Chris's" seat covers. How did he get the TRD logo on them? What color are these if i wanted to order the same thing.
     
  19. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:23 AM
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    lsocoee

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    they are light grey and you can order logos on them.
     
  20. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:25 AM
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    just to give everyone an idea of how much darker the material is than stock...

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