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post #16 of 32 Old 07-09-2012, 03:15 PM
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...Does this imply that there are negative effects to the stock seat from the neoprene covers?
I heard things like the rubber backing from the neoprene rubbing the fabric/leather raw so new seats looked worn out when the covers were taken off. Then the other affects like legs sticking to the neoprene and swamp-*** etc that are avoided with the other material. I guess rather than saying "negative affects" I should say "Cons", either way its the same thing.


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post #17 of 32 Old 07-09-2012, 03:28 PM
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I have the $160 front and rears from best top. They are alright. Definitely protect the seats well. They do soak up water, but dry MUCH faster than regular seats. I am happy with my purchase and I always ride sans top so they have been wet plenty. In fact, it's been POURING the last 4 hours and just stopped. We'll see if they are still dry when I leave in an hour.

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post #18 of 32 Old 07-09-2012, 03:41 PM
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I run the Iggee's.

The pros: the look great, they fit great, they are waterproof and very easy to clean

The cons: they do not breath so they are hot and give you back and butt sweats.

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post #19 of 32 Old 07-09-2012, 04:02 PM
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post #20 of 32 Old 07-07-2013, 05:58 PM
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Do seat covers ever get stolen? Is there any type of locking mechanism on any of the brands of seat covers or do they not really need it?
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post #21 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 07:13 AM
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Nah, the effort to remove them to steal them is sooooo not worth it.
Fyi, though, black get seriously hot in the sun. Never realized until I sat in my buddy's jeep- his gray covers were a much better choice!
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post #22 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 09:07 AM
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I have the wet okole's, and after one year, they're wearing through and falling apart. JUNK! They sent me the wrong type to begin with, but I kept them anyway (they have holes for levers that I optioned I DON'T have).

They do get wet, but dry out quicker than cloth...only, I have vinyl seats, and the only reason I bought the covers is that they'd begun to split.
Stay away from Okole's is my advice. I paid $250 for them because I read good things, but those people must have Barbie Jeeps. My doors stay off 1/2 the year, and sun and rain get in.
I'll never give them my money again.

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post #23 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 09:53 AM
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IGGEE's-is pretty hard to beat-strong/waterproof/gootentight-

No wear after three years-



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Iggees is what I went with as well. Bit of a pain to get in (took front seats out), but great seat cover.

Speaking of, need to tighten up the back ones...
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post #24 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 10:03 AM
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Heh Heh-yea, I still treat mine with the "leather" seat stuff I had from earlier Corvettes-


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Iggees is what I went with as well. Bit of a pain to get in (took front seats out), but great seat cover.

Speaking of, need to tighten up the back ones...
No tears/wears/rips/stains--I haven't had to adj the tightness either-

Good stuff-

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post #25 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 11:07 AM
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Heh Heh-yea, I still treat mine with the "leather" seat stuff I had from earlier Corvettes-




No tears/wears/rips/stains--I haven't had to adj the tightness either-

Good stuff-

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Couple of the S links came off...sooo...yeah. But look, feel, comfort, wear...all great after a year.
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post #26 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 03:58 PM
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I've used wet okole's for a long time. this is my 3rd jeep with them. The only problem with neoprene is it fades. I get a couple years out of them no more. When you pull the cover off, the seat is perfect. No water ever gets through. Get the inflatable lumbar supports with them, you won't regret it. I also have gun pouches on both front seats. You can only order those from wet okole direct. they have great color choices.

I have my jeep interiors line-xed. They sit open to the elements. Neoprene is the way to go. The thicker the mil, the better the cover. Don't be fooled by lesser covers.

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post #27 of 32 Old 07-23-2013, 08:36 PM
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Any reason not to get either the Smittybilt Neoprene covers or the Coverking Neoprene seat covers?
Pros/Cons of each?

Quadratec has buy front for $170 get the rear free.

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post #28 of 32 Old 07-24-2013, 11:17 AM
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I have smitty front and rear covers, and they're awesome. Couldn't have done better if I do say so myself. Only downside is your jeep smells like a scuba outfit for a few weeks lol
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post #29 of 32 Old 07-25-2013, 10:41 AM
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I have smitty front and rear covers, and they're awesome. Couldn't have done better if I do say so myself. Only downside is your jeep smells like a scuba outfit for a few weeks lol
Ordered them today , hopefully I get them before we hit the beach! Wetsuit smell is a good smell to me.

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post #30 of 32 Old 07-25-2013, 10:45 AM
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Have fun putting them on... Get someone to help you lol you're gonna need it
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