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#1 Zedstar

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 10:02 AM

After removing existing covers and inspecting foam decided to bolster it rather than replace.
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Went to Clark rubber and chose high density foam for the seat and medium density for the backrest.
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To ensure original contour of seat remained glued new foam under it, used high quality spray can rather than paste.image.jpg




This is a fairly tedious and time consuming job , however I am very happy with the final resultimage.jpg

Edited by Ozzi240, 11 November 2015 - 10:07 AM.

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 01:24 PM

They look the goods, great job and insight ;-)


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Posted 13 November 2015 - 07:35 PM

Impressive result.
Got me thinking about how to approach my seats.

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 11:20 AM

It's certainly a lot cheaper than total replacement foam kit which with postage would be around $500/600.

Cost for me was about $80 (minus seat covers) including $30 for a can of Super Grab adhesive spray which makes job a lot cleaner.

If you go ahead make sure you get some hog clip pliers which also makes job easier.

Cheers

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 03:14 PM

Hello Tony,

 

Thank you for contributing this topic - I hope it will help me to avoid buying foam kits too.

 

Would you mind telling us where you sourced the seat covers and what type they are? They look like either leather or imitation leather .



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Posted 14 November 2015 - 08:37 PM

I got the covers a fair while ago but pretty sure I purchased them from here:

http://www.zshop.ca/parts/13608/

They are described as " synthetic leather " but I can assure you they are far superior in quality to the originals. Driving the Z now has a whole new level of comfort.

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 09:24 PM

Thanks Tony - they look very classy too.






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