Recaro refurb

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Peter-S
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Recaro refurb

Post by Peter-S » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:15 pm

In common with many Shark greys the upper bolster on the driver's seat of my 2.8 has been gradually getting more ratty and had worn through in a couple of places

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As I have a spare passenger seat I decided to use it to make a repair. Initially I was only going to replace the panel with the hoes in but the beading strip was also pretty ropey so I removed the complete section from the passenger seat cover.

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The foam bolster itself also looked pretty rough

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So I cut the on off the passenger seat. It's glued on so needs to be prised off carefully

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A little spray on contact adhesive

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I tidied up the joint with a little silicon sealant

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After a bit of work with needle and thread the replacement panel was in place and the cover back on the seat

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Now I need to reassemble the seat
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Re: Recaro refurb

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:21 pm

Great job there peter , with you and John finding your both car upholstery’s this year we have a choice where to go :lol:
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Re: Recaro refurb

Post by Caprifan Rob » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:44 am

Fair play, an excellent repair :applaud:

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Re: Recaro refurb

Post by D366Y » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:46 am

:agree:
Caprifan Rob wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:44 am
Fair play, an excellent repair :applaud:
A wise man once said... "you can never have too many capris - buy another" :beer:

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