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    Default i want leather

    can anyone help me? i want to recover my seats in my 03 xtra cab sierra. i currently have cloth 40/20/40 seats and cant find any kits. any suggestions?

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    That sounds like a custom job to me. I haven't heard of any kits to recover with leather. I know some Amish craftsmen in Ohio that can do just about anything with leather, not sure if thats in your wheelhouse or not.
    2005 Sierra 1500 Z71 Crew Cab
    Pro Comp 6" Lift
    4.56 Gears
    35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Eagle Alloys
    K&N Intake
    Flowmaster Exhaust
    SuperChips Programmer (worthless)

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    A friend of mine bought the "KatSkins" seat covers (leather) for his ext cab f150 and they looked and fit great. I would recomend them just on his experience. Other than that, it may well be a "custom" job. Good luck!

    2010 Z/71 Colorado C/C
    Black 4X4 w/5.3L V8
    2007 Winnebago Adventurer
    w/8.1L Chevy & Allison 6spd.
    Canyon Lake, Texas

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    definately katskinz if you got the cash and can find a dealer they wont let you buy directly from them
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    I have the Katzkin seat covers in my truck and I love them. My truck is a crew cab, and had the front and rear seats done for $1,000 out the door. They are basically high priced seat covers, but they are very high quality!
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    Another thumbs up for "Katskinz" I've used them on a few vehicles. They cost a little more but the fit and finish is great, wear is good, and if you do have a problem customer service handles it fast and friendly.

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    Default have you tried this

    EBAY, click on the leather kits on ebay and if you dont find the one you are looking for. contact the seller, they can make you what you want. very food prices too.

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    I actually have a buddy who wanted leather in his 06 Dodge Ram. He looked around and got quotes from auto uphosterers and everything. Finally he decided to get creative. He started calling junkyards and came across one that sold him the front and back seats for 600 bucks which was much better than the 1500 quote from the uphostery shop. Not to mention a little bit of luck. I tried doing the same thing for my Silverado with no luck, but you never know. It's worth a try.

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    like eeryone said use, I use to work in shop for 5 years and thats what we used for customers and dealership cars. If you are mechanically inclinde you will have no problem putting them on.
    08 Silverado
    crew cab
    5.3 L
    LT1 Z71
    Black on Black Leather
    Much Much more to come...
    soon as I get more $$$:money:

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    I got lucky with mine...I found a set on ebay a few months back. They came out of a wrecked truck. I can tell b/c the seatbelts were locked up and there were glass fragment in some of the nooks and crannys. You might get lucky. I know they sell leather kits on ebay. They're around $400-500 last time I saw them.

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