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Old 08-03-2012, 04:26 PM   #1
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Leather seats

I've been thinking of redoing my seats and making them leather has anyone done this and if so what you think of it

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Old 08-03-2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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Leather holds up well if it's the real thing and not just a piece of vinyl with a thin skin of leather glued over it. Afterall, buckboard wagon seats, saddles, cowboy boots, etc. are made from leather and they hold up to nearly anything. Heck I wouldn't mind leather seats. My wife's car has leather seats and they are pretty darned nice.

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Old 08-03-2012, 06:41 PM   #3
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I want to make my seats look like a saddle. Conchos and such... Most motorcycles have leather seats right?
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Old 08-03-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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Leather is good...if properly cared for.

Few folks know that shining shoes isnt purely for cosmetic purposes. It conditions the leather which is, after all...merely skin...flesh...which breaks down if not treated PERIODICALLY. (salt from sweat is horrible for leather.)

Shoe polish for shoes. Saddle soap for saddles. Leather conditioner for seats/furniture.

Protect it or lose it.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:10 PM   #5
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I was told buy a guy at work he got his chevelle done for like 400 front and back i was thinking of checking it out he said it was for new foam and all
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:01 PM   #6
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Speaking of protecting leather i need to clean up my double h's
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:38 PM   #7
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Leather

I have leather in my 2004 LJ unlimited - bought it used, not sure if it was a dealer install. They are great - love them
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Old 08-03-2012, 11:23 PM   #8
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Not a fan of leather seats. Sure they look good and are easy to clean but they get hot as hell in the summer....and ice cold in the winter. I'm sure it would be worse in a jeep with the sun beating down on them all the time. Then there's the maintenance...yea no thanks.

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