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Old April 7th, 2013, 11:27 PM
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Wet Okole neoprene seat covers

I see Wet Okole has Defender 90 list on their website. Has anyone tried these on your defender?? Thanks
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Old April 8th, 2013, 07:54 AM
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My truck came with them. They're thick and held moisture more than I thought they would.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 09:06 AM
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Hmmm I wondered about that. There are several different formulas for neoprene some is waterproof, some can be water resistant but act like a sponge when water sits on it... Did they fit your seats correctly? I haven't seen a picture of them on defender seats and their website just has the drawings...
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Old April 8th, 2013, 09:43 AM
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I had them on my old defender. Bought them used from a member here and couldn't be happier. They were nice because they added a little "lift" to sagging seat bottoms. Some people combined them with badger seats covers on top but I opted against that as they were also cozy on cold days.
Only problem: After a couple years the neoprene will start to degrade a little.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 09:51 AM
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I put them on my '94 and really like them as well. I opted for the heating element in the driver's side which makes cold mornings a little nicer...now I have to buy an element for the other side so mama will ride along too! I haven't bought the matching rear cover but plan to
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Old April 8th, 2013, 09:59 AM
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awesome, any pics? Thanks
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Old April 8th, 2013, 09:59 AM
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Some people combined them with badger seats covers on top but I opted against that as they were also cozy on cold days.
Only problem: After a couple years the neoprene will start to degrade a little.
That's what I did, as I do enjoy the comfy feel of the padding from the Okoles but the Badger covers on top are easier to clean, are one color (I disliked the blue and black combo of the Okoles), and I didn't sweat as much on the Badgers.

Here are some pics of the Wet Okoles from the previous owner's for sale ad. As Gery said, they break down after a few years. That is probably one of the reasons they retain moisture.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 10:01 AM
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Thats awesome! Thanks!
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Old April 8th, 2013, 10:25 AM
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As Gery said, they break down after a few years. That is probably one of the reasons they retain moisture.
Really. I have a set (not in a Rover) that are ten years old, with dog and kid use and they are still like new.
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