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Hey all. Might be getting a set of decent heated 90 front seats that are in need of reupholstering. Anyone have any idea of potential cost, or how to find a reputable place to do it?

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Hey all. Might be getting a set of decent heated 90 front seats that are in need of reupholstering. Anyone have any idea of potential cost, or how to find a reputable place to do it?


It depends on your location. I know a good shop here in Los Angeles, they did a pair of urq seats for $2K.

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cmaxvt wrote:
Hey all. Might be getting a set of decent heated 90 front seats that are in need of reupholstering. Anyone have any idea of potential cost, or how to find a reputable place to do it?


It depends on your location. I know a good shop here in Los Angeles, they did a pair of urq seats for $2K.


Got it. Just moved back to Vermont from San Francisco.. guess I'll have to find an old leather shop in a dusty old barn haha.

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Might be easier to locate someone who has a decent set of seats for sale, and ask them to take off the skins and heat elements and ship to you. Saves you on shipping and refurb costs, and they still sell the seats and get less shipping hassle.

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Might be easier to locate someone who has a decent set of seats for sale, and ask them to take off the skins and heat elements and ship to you. Saves you on shipping and refurb costs, and they still sell the seats and get less shipping hassle.


Yea true. I will see what I can find. Might just buy the seats if they're local enough. If anyone has seats or has something similar.. would love to talk.

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Hey all. Might be getting a set of decent heated 90 front seats that are in need of reupholstering. Anyone have any idea of potential cost, or how to find a reputable place to do it?


It depends on your location. I know a good shop here in Los Angeles, they did a pair of urq seats for $2K.


Got it. Just moved back to Vermont from San Francisco.. guess I'll have to find an old leather shop in a dusty old barn haha.

There's a couple good upholstery shops around here, I think one that does a decent automotive business in Hinesburg or Richmond. I haven't used them but if you join/post in the SCCV group or the New England Hillclimb group on Facebook I'm sure someone will give you a good referral.

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Found some seats in NH, were a little mildewy and dusty, but cleaned the hell out of em and buttered em up with a lot of leather oil. Looking good and going in this week!

Pic of them really greased up and cleaned.


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