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Old September 16th, 2005, 03:46 PM
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Wet seats.....

I don't have any seat covers, and sometimes my ( I believe its vinyl ) seats get soaked.
I have treated them with lysol and water repellant and not noticed a proplem
as far as rotting and smell ect...I really hate the way those seatcovers look and how much
they want for them...are there any other evenues !?
Just wondering THX.. Christine
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Old September 16th, 2005, 04:02 PM
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The genuine LR water-proofs are what I have. They are dust and water resistant, and they don't stain. I routinely clean the window tracks and other bits with WD40 after a trail ride to remove dust and clean the joint up a bit. The overspray evaporates, no stains. And you can dust them off with a wet rag and they dry instantly. They are expensive for what you get though.

If I had it to do all over again I would have bought Wet Okole's (www.wetokole.com) in a light grey color to match. I've seen these on some Disco's and they are great. Wetsuit material, totally stain and water proof, you'll dig it. The other option is Badger Coachworks, as they make a set of canvas covers (I believe, correct me someone if I'm wrong).

I've seen some pretty pricey canvas stuff out there, natural color and dyed, but nothing off the shelf.
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Old September 16th, 2005, 04:12 PM
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Well what seatcovers are you talking about to begin with? Land Rover?

I have the Badger and they are not canvas but ballistic Nylon and are a three peice set. One for the bottom cushion, one for the seat back, and one for the head rest. Fit and finish are top notch. You can order in whatever color you like. Wear well, easy to remove and wash.

No experience with any other brands, just opinions.

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Old September 16th, 2005, 06:11 PM
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I have a used set of Wet Okole covers for the front seats, they are grey and black on the outside, would be interested in selling them as I never have much use for them in the wagon...shoot me a pm.
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Old September 16th, 2005, 07:49 PM
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I just wipe my seats sans seat covers off and hop in. They seem to dry pretty quick.
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Old September 16th, 2005, 08:59 PM
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The genuine LR water-proofs are what I have. They are dust and water resistant, and they don't stain.
Oh but they do...I found it hard to get blood stains out of them
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Old September 17th, 2005, 10:08 AM
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Wetokole seat covers are really the nicest waterproof seat covers I have ever seen. They are custom made in whatever colours you would like.
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Old September 17th, 2005, 08:26 PM
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I let mine get rained on, alot. The problem is they pick some water in the foam still, and when winter comes the water freezes and the seat is as hard as a rock!
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Old September 17th, 2005, 09:34 PM
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So, about Wet Okole's being waterproof, it depends what you mean. I have them in my 90, and i rarely have the top on. When it rains i get wet. Now the seat covers keep my original vinyl dryl however the seat covers themselves soak up water like a wet suit, so be prepared for a wet butt. Other than that they are nice and do make the seats much more comfortable.
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Old September 18th, 2005, 08:52 PM
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The Wet Okole colors also fade like like crazy and I've encountered people on other forums that have gotten rotten customer service from them. Grey covers might be better than red...
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Old September 19th, 2005, 03:04 PM
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I've had a set for 4 years and have had zero fading. Customer service was great with no complaints. They sell a protectant that you are supposed to put on after cleaning to stop fading.
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Old September 19th, 2005, 04:12 PM
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Im with Eric, I have the Badger ones and they are great..
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