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Old October 3rd, 2006, 10:06 PM
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Anyone have experience with wet okole seat covers? How do they compare to the badger seat covers?
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Old October 3rd, 2006, 10:24 PM
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I think the exmoor canvas ones are sweet... anyone know where to get them for cheap?
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Old October 4th, 2006, 09:40 AM
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I have teh Wet Okole covers on my '97 D90 ST....they work great! cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than standard....u can wash them if they get dirty....have no experience with the Badgers...
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Old October 4th, 2006, 10:08 AM
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DO you get the Exmoor covers from the UK?
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Old October 4th, 2006, 10:35 AM
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Go Badger Coachworks seat covers...
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Old October 4th, 2006, 10:40 AM
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im thinking that those exmoore will 300 or better.

Follow-up Post:

any photos/specs on the badger covers? I didnt see anything on thier www. site
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Old October 4th, 2006, 01:39 PM
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Check out http://www.legacyseatcovers.com/ . She was a founding partner at Wet Seats / Wet Okale. The quality looks comparable. As I'm in Phoenix, I'm going to try and go by to see them in person sometime. I believe they run less $ too.

If you want the oem grey look vinyl check http://www.paddockspares.com/ , their pricing can't be beat.

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Old October 4th, 2006, 07:35 PM
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Badger. Very well made, 2 peice unit that has held up for over 4 years for me.

Wet Okole are so jeep to me. I would be concerned what the neoprene did to the vinyl your trying to protect.

EwS

ECR has many pictures of them on their site.

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Old October 5th, 2006, 01:10 AM
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When it comes to covering a D-90 in any fashion, Badger Coachworks has been there and done that. Also, ECR tends to know what's out there, what works and what looks good and I've never seen them use any other seat cover or top.

Mine have been on since they arrived in the mail and have proven to be a great addition to the truck. Nice too that you can access the compartments under the seats with the covers installed- not so with many others.
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Old October 5th, 2006, 08:30 AM
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the exmoor canvas seem to be pretty sweet. its lookin like badger are donna have to be it tho. Exmoor folks have "factory 2nds" at 15% off.
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Old October 5th, 2006, 08:54 AM
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I have badger.. they are great. When they get really dirty, just throw them in the wash...
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Old October 5th, 2006, 08:32 PM
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got badger and wet okole....

I just got a set of wet okole for my 97 which I run with a hard top all year. I got the black/grey combo ant they look good, fit well and are comfortable. I cannot say anything about durability only time will tell. On my 95 which I run topless all year I have Badger covers which are over 5 years old (truck has been topless on Maui for over 4 years) and they are simply awesome. Fit, quality,durability without a doubt the better of the two covers. In the package with the wet okole came instructions for washing and sun care...they even sell a UV protectant to apply which helps fading. If my wet okole covers do not hold up I will replace them with Badgers. If they do last I will be happy with them since they are comfortable and look good. Hope this helps. Good Luck

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Old October 5th, 2006, 11:58 PM
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Al, Could you post some pictures of the badger seat covers? And how much $$ do they run?
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Old October 6th, 2006, 01:39 AM
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Old October 6th, 2006, 07:00 AM
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seat cover fabric and photos

Jim Ngo,

Send an email to info@badgercoachworks.com and I will send you some photos and current pricing on our seat covers. The covers Al has might be the Denier fabric we used some years ago. We are using a fabric called Cordura, which is a material used for backpacks and rucksacks.
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Old October 6th, 2006, 10:25 PM
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Quote:
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Jim Ngo,

Send an email to info@badgercoachworks.com and I will send you some photos and current pricing on our seat covers. The covers Al has might be the Denier fabric we used some years ago. We are using a fabric called Cordura, which is a material used for backpacks and rucksacks.
I'll put a vote in for Badger. The seat covers have a most excellent fit. Better than the wet okole that the prior owner had. To second one poster, the wet okole did look a bit jeepish. You'll be pleased with the quality. I now have a Badger softtop as well. It's good old-fashioned workmanship.
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Old October 6th, 2006, 11:25 PM
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Denier Fabric...

Aloha Jim,
I believe my material is the older style...now that it has been mentioned I remember seeing a different material badger cover after having mine a while. I can post pics tommorow if u want. Let me know. Just so you know the reason I purchased the wet okole instead of another set of badgers was pure impulse. I was walking around a 4 wheel drive shop here on Maui and just had to get something for my D-90!!

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Old October 6th, 2006, 11:50 PM
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Badger is the best way to go in my opinion. I love them..I am going to get a set of four for my rear seat. Let me know if you need pictures and I will go out and take some.
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Old October 7th, 2006, 12:31 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I've emailed badger to get more info from them.
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