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Old September 12th, 2008, 07:47 PM
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Exmoor Trim Options

So I took my seatcovers off today and the stock seats were in pretty sad shape. Started looking at the Exmoor retrim kits, but didn't find many good (large) photos or reviews of the different options.

Anyone have this Outlast NASA fabric? If so, does it blow your freaking mind?

Is the G4 trim cheap looking (vinyl)?

Does the XS leather trim crease and wrinkle or is it pretty sturdy?

Any thoughts, opinions, reviews and/or photos would be appreciated.

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Old September 12th, 2008, 08:02 PM
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This is a good thread to start. I'd like answers to these same questions. Its one thing to have a swatch of fabric... or another thing to have a picture of a seat, but the Exmoor website merely has pictures of swatches on its website. Not an ideal way to figure out what the seats will look/feel like in the truck.

Hopefully, there are enough people out there with Exmoor products. It's surprising to me that more of ECR's clients don't request some premium materials for the work they do. Its usually stock looking stuff with those unattractive badger seat covers over top. (Don't freak out, people, I'm sure they are functional, but I really don't like any seat covers. Especially to cover vinyl seats.)

As for the leather, I saw a yellow 90 in Newport Beach that had what I believe to be the Trakkers modular seat from Exmoor. If it's anyone's here I'd like a confirmation. The seats looked really nice, though.
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Old September 12th, 2008, 08:23 PM
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All my pix are on another computer, but I have the G4, and its very nice, not cheap at all. LenB has the XS and its a great looking and feeling seat. Also, Exmoor supplies improved foams which go a long way towards making the result great.
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Old September 16th, 2008, 01:43 PM
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I re-did my front seats a while back with new foams, seat heaters and XS trim. I've been very pleased with them and they've held up well. Whatever you choose, make sure and get new foams to go with it. They make a huge difference.
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I re-did my front seats a while back with new foams, seat heaters and XS trim.
How long does it take to unmount the seat, take old trim/foam away, replace foam/cover and re-install seats?
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Old September 16th, 2008, 02:18 PM
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I have heated XS seats from Exmoor and I am very pleased with them.
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They suck returning emails... I have sent them 4 emails over the past two weeks and have not gotten a response. Any recommendations? I am looking to rebuild both my front seats maintaining the original look. Also looking to add heated seats

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I was inquiring with Exmoor on seat covers, and got a same day email response from them with invoice.
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Old September 17th, 2008, 11:29 AM
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Thanks for the replies... anyone with the XS trim have any decent pics of their seats? Same goes for you G4 trim folks.

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Old September 17th, 2008, 11:43 AM
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I have always called them for immediate service. I have had two sets of the full leather seat trims. I endorse them whole heartedly (no wrinkles). x2 on the exmoor foams- they are firmer closed cell foam as opposed to the soft open cell foam used by rover originally. Much more comfortable and should last longer.

On a side note I have had zero luck closing the male female tracks on the bottom of the backrest cover and have paid a local shop to do it. They indicated it took six hands to stretch the leather and snap the locking tracks together. I can do a seat bottom in 30 mins now start to finish.
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I bought all my Exmoor stuff through Trevor at www.rovahfarm.com Took an evening to do both seats. I'll get you some pics.
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I ordered two complete seats direct from Exmoor in Black Vinyl and I think they're pretty nice. The only issue I had (and maybe someone knows something I don't) is that on the original seats where the bolt hole is on the seat rail is flat - on the exmoor it's sort of in a channel, and tightening down the nuts is hard since the socket pops off the nut once it gets down to a certain point.
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Sorry for the delay. Here's some pics of my XS seats. They've been in for a least a year and are holding up well. Seat heater switches are mounted in the side of the center console.
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Is that a Tuffy box? What model is it?
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Is that a Tuffy box? What model is it?
I've often wondered myself. There are no markings on it and Tuffy doesn't (currently) sell anything like it. It's got two separate, lockable compartments. Forward compartment is stereo and CD changer. Aft is general storage.
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Thanks...looks like a well positioned armrest! You can never have too much lockable storage in a D...
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Sorry for the delay. Here's some pics of my XS seats. They've been in for a least a year and are holding up well. Seat heater switches are mounted in the side of the center console.
Thanks for posting the pics... is that a vinyl insert (or cloth?) in the middle part?

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No problem. It's some sort of polyester cloth. Kinda like a shiny Italian suit.

Yah, that armrest was worn out when I got it. However, the 110 also came with a full set of sheepskin seat covers that I didn't want (wet dog+sheepskin seatcovers=stink). Sooo, the headrest cover was re-appropriated...
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Who is the best supplier of Exmoor products? For some reason it seems like you can no longer order directly from them so is there anyone stateside that has the best price and selection? I'm looking for front seat re-trim, foams and trim.

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