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Old 09-24-2010, 01:42 PM   #1
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'11 cloth or leather?

So I'm about to pre-order. Still undecided on the sahara or sport, I had thought I'd come to the 'sport' conclusion and then I saw the Blake cloth interior. It's hideous, it has like grey crack in it something. What's the other color option for interior on the '11 sport? Is this it?

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Old 09-24-2010, 01:44 PM   #2
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I wish you can get all black leather. I don't care for the two tone leather personally.

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So I'm about to pre-order. Still undecided on the sahara or sport, I had thought I'd come to the 'sport' conclusion and then I saw the Blake cloth interior. It's hideous, it has like grey crack in it something. What's the other color option for interior on the '11 sport? Is this it?
I think that might be it for the Sport trim. You know, you could consider getting them done aftermarket. That's what I did with my Eclipse, I had leather for the seats custom made to my specs and shipped to me, and then I brought the car in to a local upholstery shop to have the seats stripped and re-covered.

Nice thing about that is that its fully custom and unique.
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Seat covers are cheap. Just sayin.
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Here's what I did in the Eclipse. Probably would do it differently now, but I did it almost 10 years ago.



It's full leather too, not "Leather-Trimmed" like what's offered in the Sahara package (and most other factory leather options out there).
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Yeah, I agree the sport seat pics that I've seen do look terrible, but Ray said, seat covers are relatively cheap when compared to the upgrade to leather.
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Why wouldn't they just do simple black cloth or leather as an option? duuuuuhhhhh

the cloth for '11 looks very 80's, liike bust the Member's Only jacket back out of the closet.

The saddle tan is ok, but a little light in color for my taste
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Here's what I did in the Eclipse. Probably would do it differently now, but I did it almost 10 years ago.

It's full leather too, not "Leather-Trimmed" like what's offered in the Sahara package (and most other factory leather options out there).
Wow that actually looks really nice, how much did u pay ( 10 yrs ago lol)...
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Glad I'm not the only one that thinks that cloth looks horrible. And really, just one option? Why not a tan cloth?
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then I saw the Blake cloth interior. It's hideous, it has like grey crack in it something. What's the other color option for interior on the '11 sport? Is this it?
hmmm... "hideous" - do you really think it's that bad?... I actually kind of like it on my new Sport.. not sure if they're offering anything different in cloth.
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hmmm... "hideous" - do you really think it's that bad?... I actually kind of like it on my new Sport.. not sure if they're offering anything different in cloth.
Ya I persoanlly think it's pretty bad. Like someoe above said, looks very 80's. Bad enough to make me change my mind AGAIN and go with the sahara. Just my personal opinion though. How are you liking your '11. I'd love to see pics
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Black leather in a convertible Been there, done that, have the scars to prove it.....
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How are you liking your '11. I'd love to see pics
Rob.. our new Wrangler is the 6th Jeep that we have owned in the past 20 years (but it's our first Wrangler).. such a different experience over the Cherokees that I have been used to driving.. Really Love it!


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Wow that actually looks really nice, how much did u pay ( 10 yrs ago lol)...
I don't remember how it broke down, but I think it was about $900 total for leather and install. Can't remember if it was extra for the logo and whatnot. Company was Katzkin.
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FYI here's the website. They do some pretty cool stuff.

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hmmm... "hideous" - do you really think it's that bad?... I actually kind of like it on my new Sport.. not sure if they're offering anything different in cloth.
I'm with you. I like the black cloth in my 2011 Sport far more than the cheap looking gray or tan cloth in the 2010 and earlier models. My dealer also had a 2011 Sahara with a black and saddle cloth combo that - now was hideous.
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I seen the interior of a 2011 and i love the black cloth with the tan interior, i think it looks bad a**

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