post #1 of Old 12-10-2012, 05:53 AM Thread Starter
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I need Seat Heaters...Now heres the question

I found a nice waterproof pair from "warmseats" and I want to know..I Have neoprene Seat covers on my Wrangler, my regular seats are torn etc so the covers are "permanent" Can I install the Seat warmers on top of my old seats but under the neoprene covers? or do I need to put them under the seat fabric?

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post #2 of Old 12-10-2012, 07:21 AM
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IMO, Id put them under the factory seat covers so as not to have an issue with the neoprene possibly melting if they get to hot.

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post #3 of Old 12-10-2012, 07:24 AM
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Why do you feel that you "need" seat heaters? (Just asking)
The heaters in these Jeeps warm up faster than any other heater I have ever seen.

I had heated seats in my TDI Jettas and felt that it was a necessity because some mornings if traffic was moving slow, the deisel woud take 20 full minutes to get warm...

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post #4 of Old 12-10-2012, 08:31 AM
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Need and want are two different things - I agree. Seat heaters are a need! lol

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post #5 of Old 12-10-2012, 02:22 PM
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Why do you feel that you "need" seat heaters? (Just asking)
The heaters in these Jeeps warm up faster than any other heater I have ever seen.
Uh... well, from someone that has factory heated seats, I 've used them nearly everyday the past couple weeks, and they certainly warm up quicker than the heater does. I'm glad to have them.
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post #6 of Old 12-10-2012, 03:20 PM
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You can put them on top of the old seat and under the seat cover. If it's hot enough to melt the neoprene covers, you won't want to be sitting on them.
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post #7 of Old 12-10-2012, 06:15 PM
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Heated seats will continue to keep you warm when the top is off.
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post #8 of Old 12-10-2012, 07:16 PM
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Oh, I have them in the camaro. The only people that use them are the women.
I think they get too hot. I can't even imagine them in the jeep. The heater is warm in that usually before I hit the end of the street.
I grew up riding motorcycles though so tuning out a certain amount of discomfort is just built in.

OP, I'm not trying to rain on your parade, if you want them it's all good. I was just asking why.

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If they offer it get the waterproof switch, I u plan on driving without top in the rain
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post #10 of Old 12-11-2012, 01:49 AM
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Can I install the Seat warmers on top of my old seats but under the neoprene covers? or do I need to put them under the seat fabric?
I have heated seats. They were Mod #1! I'd recommend under the factory cloth.

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Why do you feel that you "need" seat heaters? (Just asking) The heaters in these Jeeps warm up faster than any other heater I have ever seen.
*** warmers put the heat where it is needed most.....esp. when it is -40 outside.

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Need and want are two different things - I agree. Seat heaters are a need! lol
Depends on where you live.

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You can put them on top of the old seat and under the seat cover. If it's hot enough to melt the neoprene covers, you won't want to be sitting on them.
Depends on where you live.

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Heated seats will continue to keep you warm when the top is off.
THIS!! It's amazing how many people don't realize this. Plus, they are noiseless - unlike the heater.

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I think they get too hot. I can't even imagine them in the jeep.
Unless you get ones that suck, they have multi-temp controls so you can put the heat where you like.
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post #11 of Old 12-11-2012, 03:10 AM
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Depends on where you live.

Depends on where you live.
So if I still lived in San Diego I wouldn't need them.

Gotcha.

One would NEVER drive to a place colder than where he lives like say go wheeling for a week in Moab, or the Rubicon - where its like 40 degrees in the AM when ya hit the trail doorless or topless.

Makes sense to me. NOT

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So if I still lived in San Diego I wouldn't need them.

Gotcha.

One would NEVER drive to a place colder than where he lives like say go wheeling for a week in Moab, or the Rubicon - where its like 40 degrees in the AM when ya hit the trail doorless or topless.

Makes sense to me. NOT
Uhh...no idea what this about, but I never said where you live is the ONLY factor involved.

FWIW, if A implies B, B does not necessarily imply A.
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Uhh...no idea what this about, but I never said where you live is the ONLY factor involved.

FWIW, if A implies B, B does not necessarily imply A.
Just teasin ya man - where ya live has less value to the equation than where ya drive. And neither has as much value as the desired temp of your hiney...

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where ya live has less value to the equation than where ya drive.
I disagree. Most people tend to do most of their driving near where they live.
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post #15 of Old 12-12-2012, 07:07 AM
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I installed a factory set in my 07. It took a couple of hours and costs around $250 if memory serves me.

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