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Oct 25, 4:37pm - #55637 
No More Leather!

Swapped out my leather seats for some nice GT blue ones (from an 02 GT)

If you guys/ladies plan on doing this ever, make you you CHECK THE SEATBELT CONNECTIONS

The 00 and 02 GTS and GT (respectively) seat belts are different.

You can unbolt the female end of the connection (with the red button) and unhook it from the seat and move it to the other seat, and vice versa. Make sure everything is tight. thumbsup

Much nicer!


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Oct 25, 4:39pm - #55638 
thumbsupthanks for da info (for ppl who will need it)

damn~those must be nice looking eh?


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Oct 25, 4:43pm - #55639 
they look sweet. I want to have a "silver/dark blue" color theme, this is a nice start. Engine plastics soon wink

I was pissed out the seat belts, had to take all four seats out because I didn't test em.

Took me an hour to unblot the connector and move them. angry


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Oct 25, 5:01pm - #55640 
why did you get rid of your leather ones? confused


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Oct 25, 5:11pm - #55641 
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
why did you get rid of your leather ones? confused


Hot, sticky.

I hate leather seats thumbsdown


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Oct 26, 12:25am - #55642 
You're crazy.
leather >> cloth


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Oct 26, 12:30am - #55643 
Good leather seats are usually not hot and sticky.

Cheap leather, or faux leather (leatherette) is.


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Oct 26, 10:47am - #55644 
do you want to sell them if you still have the leather ? and if so what color are they?


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Oct 26, 11:20am - #55645 
Well, I don't like the toyota leather. It's hot and sticky in the summertime.

I love the cloth seats.

Cloth > Leather IMO
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Oct 26, 12:11pm - #55646 
got pics??

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Oct 26, 5:23pm - #55647 
Originally Posted by Angelica
got pics??


it rained this afternoon, but I will post some pics when I do my calipers on mon/tues (if the rains stops)


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Oct 29, 2:53pm - #55648 
MUCH NICER LOOK!!!

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Oct 29, 3:17pm - #55649 
Hey those are my seats rofl rofl rofl


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Oct 29, 3:19pm - #55650 
Originally Posted by swthrtracer
Hey those are my seats rofl rofl rofl


yes...I stole them out of your car...


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Oct 29, 4:13pm - #55651 
how come your e-brake is pulled WAY-UP???
might be time to get your cable adjusted... grin


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Oct 29, 5:23pm - #55652 
Originally Posted by isaac
how come your e-brake is pulled WAY-UP???
might be time to get your cable adjusted... grin


how do I do that?

I posted that, and no one could answer me confused


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Oct 29, 5:33pm - #55653 
Damn those look sick...

I'm getting sick of the weird mesh/fuzzy cloth on my 03 GTS seats.


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Oct 29, 6:25pm - #55654 
those look pretty niec for cloth but I'm definitly a leather fan. Have no idea why you would want to give it up but to each their own.

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Oct 29, 6:26pm - #55655 
Originally Posted by Mike00
those look pretty niec for cloth but I'm definitly a leather fan. Have no idea why you would want to give it up but to each their own.


The '03 leather is nice because it's perforated, the 00 leather I had was not.

VERY hot in the summer time, and it's sticky after a few hours on the road.

Cloth owns racing, too. MUCH more grip thumbsup


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Oct 29, 7:09pm - #55656 
Yeah, cloth is more of a racing look. If I had sprung for the 325i that I was considering, it would have been leather fo sho. To me, leather in a sports car can seem out-of-place.

But once again, to each their own.


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Oct 29, 7:22pm - #55657 
I was never a big fan of leather either, i prefer my cloth seats, which will eventually have custom seat covers anyway. leather is more likely to tear, from what i've seen.


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Oct 29, 7:24pm - #55658 
Originally Posted by isaac
how come your e-brake is pulled WAY-UP???
might be time to get your cable adjusted... grin


yaaaa that "thing" looks very very very funny rofl


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Oct 29, 7:30pm - #55659 
I've got an 00 GTS never had a problem with the leather being sticky even in the summertime. I don't know maybe because of my leather softener?

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Oct 29, 8:55pm - #55660 
I like the look of those a LOT thumbsup, but I don't think I could ever give up my leather grin


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