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Old 05-29-2013, 09:40 AM   #1
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Seat Covers

Looking to get a good set of Neoprene Seat covers for my 2 Door. Any recommendations. Thanks!!

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Old 05-29-2013, 09:41 AM   #2
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Neoprene is nice, but man they are expensive for what you get. They wear fast! I have Coverkings in mine, but they are mostly the same. Mine came undone at the seems after a short period of time. Make sure to get them when they give you the back ones for free, Quadratec usually does this.

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I just put on a set of Wet Okole and I really like them.


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I have heard really good things about Wet Okole covers. Never had the chance to get some but I hear they are top notch.
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I just put on a set of Wet Okole and I really like them.
They look really good. Definitely will be looking into those. Also I see you painted you door handles. How and what did you use. Thanks for the info
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I just put on a set of Wet Okole and I really like them.


Wow those covers look great!!
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The paint is mopar .I pulled out parts and gave them a couple of coats then clear coated them.

MOPAR 82400891 - MOPAR® Touch Up Paint 5 oz Spray Can - Quadratec
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The paint is mopar .I pulled out parts and gave them a couple of coats then clear coated them.

MOPAR 82400891 - MOPAR® Touch Up Paint 5 oz Spray Can - Quadratec
So they just pop off??
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Trek Armor ! But why wouldn't read the post at the top of the page about what seat covers everyone is running?
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So they just pop off??
I removed the allen screws and popped them out with a pocket knife. Ive been out painting the screws black today as I realized from the pics the silver screws looked goofy.

I ordered the Wet Okoles direct from them and it took almost 4 weeks from day of order till they showed up.They went on easy and look great. They have stretched a bit and I had to snug them up a little. Honestly they dont fit as tight as I thought they would .The top half was a good snug fit but the bottom with having the bottom half open with straps that wrap under the seat are not near as snug as the top. Im sure if the fit was tighter they would have been impossible to install so I guess you have that with any cover.
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Thank you so much for the info!!!!
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Old 05-29-2013, 06:47 PM   #12
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Avoid Smitty's like the plague. Faded in less than a year. And never did get the correct rear seat headrest covers. Waste of money. Ordering Trek Armor next.
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Go for Trek Armor! You will be 110% satisfied! Ask for Mitch tell him I referd you and he will take care of you

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I looked at the trek armour on a buddies Jeep and they are nice but was a little too military looking for what I wanted.They also seem to be more like a duffle bag material than neoprene to me.Not as plush feeling but if you wanted a rugged seat cover they prob are better than Wet okole.
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I've checked out a few product descriptions though haven't dug in too deep... My question is are any of these compatible with side impact airbags?
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The Trek armor are NOT compatible with seat air bags and probably won't be anytime in the near future. That info is all over their website.

Wet Okele says they are, but I don't see anywhere that there is testing to back up their claim.
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The Trek armor are NOT compatible with seat air bags and probably won't be anytime in the near future. That info is all over their website.

Wet Okele says they are, but I don't see anywhere that there is testing to back up their claim.
TREK Armor covers are currently pending final testing and Approval from DOT for their side airbag covers. They were originally scheduled for testing last month but DOT moved the test date back. DOT's schedule is behind and they have not issued the official new date as of yesterday but it has been promised to occur by JUNE 21st with approval/denial notice issued within 24-48 hrs after completion of the test.
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TREK Armor covers are currently pending final testing and Approval from DOT for their side airbag covers. They were originally scheduled for testing last month but DOT moved the test date back. DOT's schedule is behind and they have not issued the official new date as of yesterday but it has been promised to occur by JUNE 21st with approval/denial notice issued within 24-48 hrs after completion of the test.
That would be awesome!

I pulled the info I posted off their website ~~~

Do you offer seat covers for seats with internal air bags?
At this time, we aren't making the seat covers compatible for seats with internal airbags. There is no guarantee that there is enough pressure for the air bag to deploy and have enough power to go through the stitching on the actual seat, and then also get through a flap of some sort on our seat covers. It just creates a lot of liability, and we don't want to cause any issues in case of an accident. Trust me, we would love to do this, but without a lot of testing like we do for our other military seats, it is something that can take a lot of time to insure everything is done perfectly. I know some other manufacturers offer seat covers for those seats with internal air bags, but if you end up going that route, please make sure they have done testing (and ask for the written results) to make sure the air bags will still deploy without any issues.

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That would be awesome!

I pulled the info I posted off their website ~~~

Do you offer seat covers for seats with internal air bags?
At this time, we aren't making the seat covers compatible for seats with internal airbags. There is no guarantee that there is enough pressure for the air bag to deploy and have enough power to go through the stitching on the actual seat, and then also get through a flap of some sort on our seat covers. It just creates a lot of liability, and we don't want to cause any issues in case of an accident. Trust me, we would love to do this, but without a lot of testing like we do for our other military seats, it is something that can take a lot of time to insure everything is done perfectly. I know some other manufacturers offer seat covers for those seats with internal air bags, but if you end up going that route, please make sure they have done testing (and ask for the written results) to make sure the air bags will still deploy without any issues.

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yup thats the general statement until testing is complete.
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In case you're interested, we hage a good sized thread on seat covers for more info:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/sea...ng-209087.html
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yup thats the general statement until testing is complete.
Yup but my favorite email update from Mitch is 3 more weeks ,but Darkfire i am sure is in the know
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Iggee covers on E-bay. I just got a set and they cut them wrong. Sent them back and they sent a replacement set back no charge. These are synthetic leather not neoprene, neoprene holds water and on a hot day gives you "swamp ass".
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Iggees are great, especially for dogs. They do offer airbag, I believe. Before and after:



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I looked at the trek armour on a buddies Jeep and they are nice but was a little too military looking for what I wanted.They also seem to be more like a duffle bag material than neoprene to me.Not as plush feeling but if you wanted a rugged seat cover they prob are better than Wet okole.
You can call Trek Armor and order them without the MOLLE webbing, if that's what you are referring to as "military". I think they take $30 off of the price, if you order them that way.
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I am just hoping the Trek Armor guys got approval for the airbags....any word on this as I really like their product!

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I just put on a set of Wet Okole and I really like them.


ohioviper, are these the standard wet okole seat covers? also what color name is the logo? i really like these and wouldn't mind ordering the same set for my gecko JK. thanks

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