Seat covers

Discussion in 'Capri Chit Chat' started by steve 35, 19 June 2021.

  1. steve 35

    steve 35 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Evening all, just wondered if anyone can recommend some decent, well fitting seat covers to go on my recaro front seats, just to save wear and tear while I drive her,
     
  2. Clockwork Orange

    Clockwork Orange Glasgow Subway- Keeping it simple since 1896 Administrator

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    Covers may stop them getting messy, but the pressure of your various body parts will still be exerted on the seat, so I don’t see an advantage here..
    If you don’t want to wear your seat, don’t sit on it…
    Will still oxidise but!
     
  3. eau de cologne

    eau de cologne Registered Capri Power Member

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    Can the seat swabs be swopped over, if they can, you can't let the other half sit in the passenger side.

    Bert
     
  4. SIDEWAYS 3.0 GHIA

    SIDEWAYS 3.0 GHIA Registered Capri Power Member

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    Take them out and swop them for some Alfa Romeo seats, nearly as good as sitting in an armchair, wear them out and store your Recaros, that's what I have done with my Mk1 GT, as above, no seat cover is going to really cut it, the bolsters on Recaros take a hammering, my mate had bolster wear on his brand new Gti after 8000 miles and it wasn't just a bit of wear, it was through to the foam, he wasnt best amused, on the wife's Mercedes, zero wear on the seats, they look like they are brand new, think it's done 200k.
     
  5. steve 35

    steve 35 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Cheers, may just do that, do the alfa seats bolt straight in? Or require some modification
     
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    For my GT Cortina, l made some adaptor plates, very easy, may be different for a Capri, but worth the effort.
    I will have alternative front seats in my 2.8i as the leather is unscuffed and the foam is good, shame to wear them out for the sake of it. Some may say it's sad, but a worn interior looks awful.
     

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