Leather Seat Covers or Conversion Kits

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by TimTom64b, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. TimTom64b

    TimTom64b Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    Now that most of my mechanical upgrades are done... I am looking at focusing in the interior. Has anyone done a leather conversion to your seats? If so did you do it yourself? I am a do it yourself guy... and really like the katzkins products but do not know if they sell the kits to anyone who is not a licensed installer.

    Also, what is everyones thoughts/experiences with leather seat covers? do they fit snuggl
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  2. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Ive used Katzkins and a few other brand replacement seat skins on a vehicles, my preference is Katzkins.
    They always fit correctly, Ive never had a bad fit with them.
    Quality and wear has aleays been superior to other kits.
    The only complaint I have is price, but I guess you have to pay for quality.

    99'HEARTBEAT MODERATOR Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Tom......x2 on going with Katzkin, I Bought and Installed my Katzkin Interior for my Truck last year, and I Could Not Be Any More Pleased with the Fitment of this Interior...and the ease of the install.

    Last edited: Jul 29, 2013
  4. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Looks like they do very good quality stuff, just did some surfing on the web and came across quite a few happy customers, looks like a great install below.

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  5. TimTom64b

    TimTom64b Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    Thanks for all the input... looks like katzkins are the way Im going... now to just save th $$$.
  6. truc.karl

    truc.karl Rockstar

    How about Wet Okole covers? Does anyone have experience with this brand?
  7. Hawn13

    Hawn13 New Member

    Had these on a CJ7 that I had in High school they worked great on keeping water off the seat. Fitment was good also with the top off all the times it helped keeping the seat somewhat cool the jeep had those old vinyl seats that were hot as hell when the sun would just touch it for 5 mins.This was 20 years ago dont know about how quality is now
  8. summitwhite11

    summitwhite11 Active Member 2 Years 500 Posts

    I have not laid hand on the katzkin yet, anyone know what mill the leather is, they do look like the best offering out there at this time. also the side air bags are still operable if I am thinking correctly? They cost some bucks, but they are on my truck bucket list.
  9. Thomkim2

    Thomkim2 New Member

    Can you get those covers with the Bowtie on them?? Plus the kits I've seen are for split backseats for extended cabs, my truck is a w/t and the seat doesn't split...

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