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Thread: Not impressed!!!
06-06-2013, 05:51 PM #11
I would really think the OBV up to 2008 would be the same-- patterns maybe different -- but I'd still go the route you are going.My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
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06-06-2013, 05:56 PM #12
I agree, and it will be way quicker to... I just got off the phone with an upholstery shop in Saskatoon and they have done lots of work like this... sent them some pics and measurements and they are getting a quote together for my... they said worst case scenario if they have to special order the vinyl it will be 2 weeks... thats pretty good. And if i bring in the cushions they will install it on them for free to!
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06-06-2013, 05:56 PM #13
my stitching on my 04 sun pad was also one of the first things to go..as of right now its just all white but i plan to change that2004 Outback Blue/white w/5.7 indmar 350, Direct Drive
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06-06-2013, 07:04 PM #14
I couldn't tell the difference between the original skins and the replacements either new or years later. It seems like these upholstery shops has a catalog of everything. The nice thing is I replaced sections at a time so the expense was minimal and the work was done over the winter. Next winter, I will have a few more pieces to replace as the vinyl is starting to crack after 16 years.1998 Mobius
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06-06-2013, 07:07 PM #15
I would think you'd be cheaper to go to an upholstery shop. I tore a panel on my '08 and that's exactly what I did, was cheap and a perfect match.2013 Outback V
06-06-2013, 09:09 PM #16
I just went through this and in my opinion spent too much money for the skins from SC. The vinyl is inferior to a lot of other stuff out there. I bought the entire sunpad, bench seat and another corner seat. The total cost was around 700. I was told that I could have gotten the skins made in the same color with better vinyl for less money. If I need to replace any other seats I will just have a shop make me new ones.
06-09-2013, 07:32 PM #17Senior Member
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Yep. Did the skins on my 2005 LSV. Upholstery shop was 1/2 the dealer. That boat is the last of the sports car v drives. They are all SUVs today. Enjoy. Had mine out today. Whoo-hoo! Still love it.Naked red and white 2005 Moomba LSV
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06-09-2013, 09:02 PM #18Senior Member
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Did you ask for the price of the pads on the other boat? I bet you could get twice the skin at quarter the price having it made locally.