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Old 06-11-2008, 02:05 PM
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Protective grommets

I was wondering if there was a place to buy some plastic grommets that I can glue on the inside of the bolt holes in my seat covers to prevent the hole from developing into a tear?

Also, in one of my pics where can you buy the black material (kinda like carpet) that attaches to the back of the seat cover? Its the material that is sewn to the back of the cover and has the long "J-clip" sewn to it.

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Old 06-11-2008, 02:24 PM
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The carpet-like fabric at the back of your seat is called Spectropile LX. It is a non-woven 100% polyster, and it won't fray or unravel. Send me a PM and I will send you some. If I were you, I would not attach plastic grommets to the seat covers. I would cut some plastic washers with a hole saw that would be on the outside of the seat cover only. This washer is about 2" in diameter, and I think I cut it out of a black plastic lid from a 5 gallon bucket.
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Hey Dan...thanks for the offer on the Spectropile LX. When I plan to get my Hampton Vinyl, I'll send you a PM to check on prices and maybe arrange something for everything I need.

So on the plastic washer.....do you glue it to the seat cover at all or ?

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You really don't want them attached to the seat cover, just leave them loose. After you cut the washer, you will need to make the center hole the right size, and then remove any rough edges. No chance of the holes in the vinyl seat cover getting bigger that way. The washer doesn't have to be real thick.
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why dont you try to have the holes filled and redyed so theres not goofy plastic washers in the sides of your seats?
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You won't even see the plastic washers after the top and bottom seat are assembled.
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