seat covers

Submitted: Friday, Aug 31, 2012 at 16:29
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Just a heads up boys and girls: (if permitted) I noted in a recent thread about the above, sheepskin still seem to be pretty popular despite the emergence of canvas ones. Anyway, Aldi have them onsale for $40 for a pair of front only. I got a pair for the Commedycar and a pair for the Prado. One size fits all but a bloody squeeze to get em on. Was a bit taken aback at some prices mentioned but these are great. Black at our local store. Sheepskin on a polyester backing according to the package.
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Reply By: Member - Oldbaz. NSW. - Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:23

Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:23
G'day Steve, Hope they serve you well. As an old sheepfarmer I have to mention
that if they are real "sheepskin" they dont need any backing, but maybe you refer to the
part that goes over the back of the seat. cheers...oldbaz
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Follow Up By: Shaker - Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:43

Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:43
As an old car dealer, I can tell you that if they aren't backed, getting the ground in 'suede' out of the seat material underneath, is almost impossible when you remove them.
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Follow Up By: Steve M1 (NSW) - Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:51

Saturday, Sep 01, 2012 at 09:51
hi Baz,

dunno - it just says exactly that: Sheepskin on an acrylic back. I know what you're saying and they don't have the familiar sheepSKIN backing - probably because there's a fair amount of stretch (to fit all) and the acrylic lends itself to this. I'm in the upholstery trade and there's a fair bit of this about: Suede on a backing etc. Anyway, they seem pretty tough (believe me, they have to be tough to survive the yanking it takes to put em on) and overall a decent cover. I'm quite happy with them and reckon they'll serve the purpose well, which is the objective. I thought they're just the job at a decent price. They're far better than those cheapo stretch covers and they last a fair while too.
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