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Old 04-25-2008, 01:49 AM   #11
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Because of the work involved in re-vinyling it.

By the time you have it out, just replace it. I see a dash that needs replacing, and seat covers (not the whole seat) that need it too.
You mean I can replace just the leather on the seats or do you mean just normal seat covers you get at walmart?
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you can just replace the leather part on the seats, they unwrap and slide off, you just have to find a new set online or somewhere.
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Will how is your repair holding up? The work on the door panel really looked great.
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I saw it was too expensive to order seats because of the shipping, so I bought just the covers. The top part unlatches in the middle at the very bottom, and it slides up. You have to take out the headrest, though, and then you just replace the leather. If you reach under the back part of the seat, you can actually feel the giant plastic seam that acts as a latch. Just push the two leather parts together, pull the seam apart, and then pull up. To put it back together, see how one of the two plastic pieces crosses the other then latches in. Just do that once both plastic parts are where you can't see them, and you're set. In over a year of some sitting, which equals a few months by some here, my front seats are still looking awesome.
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I saw it was too expensive to order seats because of the shipping, so I bought just the covers. The top part unlatches in the middle at the very bottom, and it slides up. You have to take out the headrest, though, and then you just replace the leather. If you reach under the back part of the seat, you can actually feel the giant plastic seam that acts as a latch. Just push the two leather parts together, pull the seam apart, and then pull up. To put it back together, see how one of the two plastic pieces crosses the other then latches in. Just do that once both plastic parts are where you can't see them, and you're set. In over a year of some sitting, which equals a few months by some here, my front seats are still looking awesome.
Where did you buy the covers from? And thanx for the description, I woulda lost my mind trying to figure out how to take em apart
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I posted in the Wanted section and waited. Waiting is worse than the labor. You could also try some junkyards, but I actually haven't seen that leather color in any Bonneville in local yards. We should have sandrock re-clarify this, but it seems the top parts are interchangeable between the driver and passenger seats. If so, either side you find at a junkyard that'* in good condition will do.
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Will how is your repair holding up? The work on the door panel really looked great.
Repair in the door and the seat are both holding up well. I missed a little on the colormatch, but it was far better than what was there.

I can take updated pics this weekend.
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I posted in the Wanted section and waited. Waiting is worse than the labor. You could also try some junkyards, but I actually haven't seen that leather color in any Bonneville in local yards. We should have sandrock re-clarify this, but it seems the top parts are interchangeable between the driver and passenger seats. If so, either side you find at a junkyard that'* in good condition will do.
Ohh boo, I thought I could get them off the net or something. Well at least I know to check the Bonnie they got out at B-20 junkyard so thanx.
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