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Old 08-08-2011, 10:00 PM
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Re: Seat wear at 12,000 miles

Also try the detailing thread, you might get a wider audience then just WK2 owners..
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Re: Seat wear at 12,000 miles

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you drove 12,000 miles in 4 months
warranty item? yeah right
next thing you know people will be claiming gym membership fees on Jeep's dime to work out their bums as they get in and get out of the car

if you're so worried about seat wear just buy some seat covers, and wow 12,000 miles in 4 months
12000km = + - 8000 miles
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Old 08-08-2011, 10:55 PM
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12000km = + - 8000 miles
the title says 12000 miles not km
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Does anyone have a solution to prevent this type of seat wear? I have the BMW leather conditioner and have applied it several times but it's still wearing/ fading.
Loose some weight
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the title says 12000 miles not km
Yes You are right Sir. I think I was looking at Red G8R post.
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Re: Seat wear at 12,000 miles

Seats wearing like that is absolutely due to how you get in and out of your car. If you drag your ass against the seat when you get in and out it will do that. Especially with jeans on. I hate when I see someone (especially an over weight person) get into a car and literally sit on the side bolster then slide into their seat. I am not saying you are over weight by any means since I do not know you, but obviously the more weight being dragged against it the worse the wear will be. I have never had a car that has shown wear on the seats, but that is because I do not drag my body across the side bolsters. I basically go over them then sit straight down. My seats in my daily driver 2007 Acura TL-S with 67,000 miles look literally brand new. So unfortunately, your going to have the change how you get in and out to fix that problem. Hope this helps.

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Seats wearing like that is absolutely due to how you get in and out of your car. If you drag your ass against the seat when you get in and out it will do that. Especially with jeans on. I hate when I see someone (especially an over weight person) get into a car and literally sit on the side bolster then slide into their seat. I am not saying you are over weight by any means since I do not know you, but obviously the more weight being dragged against it the worse the wear will be. I have never had a car that has shown wear on the seats, but that is because I do not drag my body across the side bolsters. I basically go over them then sit straight down. My seats in my daily driver 2007 Acura TL-S with 67,000 miles look literally brand new. So unfortunately, your going to have the change how you get in and out to fix that problem. Hope this helps.

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X2. It looks like the seat bolster is being "pinched" against the piping causing that crease.
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Your telling someone to lose weight with a name like Walter Hudson?
I had to google the name. hahahahahahahaha
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Re: Seat wear at 12,000 miles

Seat wear is going to happen no matter what. This is one of the major reasons why I HATE leather seats because they look like shit when they start to wear. There is nothing that you can do about it. You can use cream to "prolong" the life of it but its still going to happen. No, warranty isn't going to cover it unless some service writer can sweet talk Jeep into doing it.
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