Leather interior - all the same?

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Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:36 pm

I have the possibility of a leather interior from a 2.1td but obviously its an earlier model than my '01, are the seats the same, the front ones look shorter or is it my imagination?

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by Welly » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:00 pm

As far as I recall the front seats fit ok but the rears are not quite the same. Or something. Someone on here will know for sure though, I think the rears have a problem right down in the corners where they meet the doors.
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:01 pm

OK thanks, I will keep watching.

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by GingerMagic » Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:58 pm

The door cards look the same but the bracket that holds them to the door is different - it can be changed though..
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by steve_earwig » Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:02 pm

The estate rear is the same but not the saloon, it can be modified though, there's a how to (or two).

I've no idea about support on the front seats though, only having experienced the D9's I fitted to mine.
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:37 pm

Thanks Steve

Mine is an estate as is the donor vehicle so that may be OK, the front seats just don't look as comfortable. I particularly want electric seats not because they are electric but they have a much better selection of adjustments and for me are more comfortable. I bought a GLX because it has them but this one has had the drivers seat replaced with a manual one, I don't necessarily want leather seats a good cloth one would do. I noticed the lack of an electric drivers seat before I bought the car but it was so good and so cheap I bought it anyway - I just have this little problem. :frown:

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by benczuk » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:50 am

Peter,

I may be interested in your front passenger seat if you manage to find a new set.

Where about in Cornwall do your "regular trips" take you?

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:52 am

Hi Ben

St Austell or that region, my sons separated wife lives there but he has the children so he takes them down for the weekend once a fortnight and sometimes I drive him down there.

I will bear you in mind if I get some seats. There are a set of nice looking electric cloth seats in east London and due to the apparent lack of them anywhere else I might be tempted to go for those but they wont deliver although at current fuel prices and 60 mpg it might be worth my while going up there.

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:59 am

Hi Ben

I may be in Cornwall on Friday if you are interested in the electric passenger seat, where abouts in Cornwall are you?

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by steve_earwig » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:03 am

A pm could probably get his attention...
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by benczuk » Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:53 am

attention received :)

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by PeterN » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:33 am

Thanks folks - we are in communication.

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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by Welly » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:11 am

Will there will be Tea and Creamy/Jammy Scone products consumed as part of the deal? :cheesy:
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by Doggy » Thu Jan 21, 2016 1:50 pm

Welly wrote:Will there will be Tea and Creamy/Jammy Scone products consumed as part of the deal? :cheesy:
Best not, (could turn into a heated DW10 / DW12 debate). :shock:
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Re: Leather interior - all the same?

Post by benczuk » Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:34 pm

Thank you very much Peter,

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