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Cheap DIY seat covers

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Ofcrtj, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. Ofcrtj

    Ofcrtj

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    Just wanted to share something I did today that was cheap, easy and effective to fix those commonly worn out seats.

    So my drivers seat leather has long been toast. Since this isn't my daily driver I didn't want to spend a ton on fancy seat covers or reapoulstry so I took some old fabric and essentially made a wrap to go around the center part of the seat.

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    I used hook and loop to attach the two ends. I also had to make a small hole for the wire harness to the seat.

    After driving around all day I thought it be great to add a little pocket so I made one for the front of the cover. [​IMG]

    It made it really easy to take the front mounting bolts out and loosening the back ones to tilt the seat up and get everything lined up.

    I love free mods. Sorry there isn't more pictures. The pseudo write up was kind of an after thought.

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    don't see any pictures
     
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    Proven Designated Scotch Tester

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    I don't have permission to see those images.
     
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    me too.
     
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    Proven Designated Scotch Tester

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    I love pictures - but we can't see them. I want to see what you did.
     
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    sorry guys did that on my phone earlier did not realize the images were private. should be working now