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Old 12-26-2013, 01:30 AM   #1
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Question about seat covers

I'm considering purchasing a pair of Smittybilt G.E.A.R seat covers for my front seats and was hoping some of you had personal knowledge of their quality.

Here's a link to them:

Thanks for the help!

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Old 12-26-2013, 06:17 AM   #2
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...can't vouch for the smittybilt...was going to do those, but ended up doing TrekArmor.

TrekArmor are really well built, and worth the price...which isn't much more than the others!

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Old 12-26-2013, 11:35 AM   #3
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Go with trek armor. I've heard nothing but bad about the gear covers and I was looking at them first too.
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Old 12-26-2013, 11:50 AM   #4
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Avoid the Smittybilt. I've read tons of bad reviews. They look awesome, but everyone complains that they don't hold up. I recently bought a Smittybilt First Aid pouch that Velcro straps around the roll bar. I've had it less than 3 months, and moved it 2 or 3 times to different spots. Already the Velcro is coming unstitched from the strap in a couple places. The quality control from Chinese factories is hit and miss. Like I said, those seat covers look the business, but I wasn't willing to take a risk after reading so many negative reviews.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:14 PM   #5
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Thanks I appreciate it. I've heard lot of people refer to them as sh*ttybilt so I guess there's a good reason and you guys confirmed it for me.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:38 PM   #6
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I had some of them and would recommend you stay away from them. They are only seat protectors and don't cover the entire seat. Additionally, they are very hot in the summer since they are basically cloth covered plastic also after a while the straps that go under the seat, stretch out after a while and don't hold things tight.
The only reason I bought them was as a temporary measure while saving for Trek Armor and I was able to get them used for half price from a friend.

If the M.O.L.E. thing is what you are going for, I recommend you save your money and go for Trek Armor. They are pretty pricey but well worth it.
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Old 12-26-2013, 11:33 PM   #7
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+4 for the Trek Armor covers. They are built very well and made in the USA.

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