Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 -

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 04-04-2014, 09:57 AM
pensfan414's Avatar
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 108
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 367
pensfan414 is on a distinguished road
Normal seat wear?

6k miles on my 14 overland and I'm really noticing the wear on my drivers side seat bolster. I know they take the most abuse but is this wear more than you would expect? Thanks
__________________

__________________
2000 Cherokee
2014 GC Overland
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-04-2014, 09:58 AM
pensfan414's Avatar
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 108
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 367
pensfan414 is on a distinguished road
Here's the pics....
Attached Images
File Type: jpg image-3303511619.jpg (495.4 KB, 96 views)
File Type: jpg image-2914243306.jpg (503.9 KB, 98 views)
__________________

__________________
2000 Cherokee
2014 GC Overland
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-04-2014, 10:27 AM
kbmoon's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 78
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 708
kbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond reputekbmoon has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Normal seat wear?

Quote:
Originally Posted by pensfan414 View Post
Here's the pics....
Yeah i have the Overland too with nappa leather seats and its doing the same. The bolster closest to the door because your're always sliding on it. I try to put some leather conditioner on it now and then to help prevent some of the wrinkles but its a natural condition.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-04-2014, 11:06 AM
jacko15's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Pennsylvania's North Shore
Posts: 2,046
Thanks: 207
Thanked 145 Times in 118 Posts
Rep Power: 89262
jacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Normal seat wear?

Mines the same. Normal for this leather. I wouldn't worry about it.
__________________
Mine: 2014 Overland 4x4 V6, ORA II, billet silver/black, Michelin LTX M/S 2's, MaxCare Lifetime, delivered 4-13-'13
Wife's Jeep: 2008 Compass Sport 4x4, 2.4L I4 DOHC, CVT, Lifetime powertrain warranty
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-04-2014, 11:43 AM
RN SHRRK's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 130
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 428
RN SHRRK is on a distinguished road
Garage
Re: Normal seat wear?

Do you have the seat set up for easy exit? In the settings you can set it to slide back and the steering wheel to move up and forward, making more room to exit the vehicle. I found this helps keep the wear to a minimum on the seat.
__________________
2014 SRT Grand Cherokee- stock (her toy)
2009 Nissan 370Z- not stock (my toy)
1994 Nissan 240SX convertible- stock (FOR SALE)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-04-2014, 01:32 PM
rjgnwdc's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Bristow, VA.
Posts: 20
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 152
rjgnwdc is on a distinguished road
Garage
Re: Normal seat wear?

Ditto on the conditioner try Lexol 907 Leather Care Kit this works real well, kept my Envoy leather like new for 7 years the care kit comes with a cleaner and conditioner and 2 sponge pads.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,028
Thanks: 19
Thanked 54 Times in 48 Posts
Rep Power: 43416
lstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Normal seat wear?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kbmoon View Post
Yeah i have the Overland too with nappa leather seats and its doing the same. The bolster closest to the door because your're always sliding on it. I try to put some leather conditioner on it now and then to help prevent some of the wrinkles but its a natural condition.
I wish someone would make seats with replaceable leather covers in that area on the outer bolster of the drivers door. Phones, etc. and the belt plus just getting in and out always seems to hit that area the worst.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-04-2014, 03:55 PM
bill_de's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 5,879
Thanks: 297
Thanked 300 Times in 265 Posts
Rep Power: 1801305
bill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Normal seat wear?

Quote:
Originally Posted by lstowell View Post
I wish someone would make seats with replaceable leather covers in that area on the outer bolster of the drivers door. Phones, etc. and the belt plus just getting in and out always seems to hit that area the worst.
Swivel seats.

A friend of mine had them in a '74 Chevy Laguna. She was short and heavy. She said it was the only car she could ever get in and out of easily.
__________________
If you need a shoulder to cry on ...

... pull over to the side of the road!

Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-04-2014, 03:59 PM
MDBones's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Wisconsin's West Coast
Posts: 484
Thanks: 22
Thanked 37 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 1088
MDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond reputeMDBones has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Normal seat wear?

That's normal leather wear.
__________________

__________________

Current: 2014 Grand Cherokee Overland 3.6L V6
Previous: 89 Cherokee ~ 93 GC Laredo V8 ~ 98, 99, 02 GC Limited V8's
Garage: The Ghost
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wrinkle in leather seat normal? Jdsmitty10 Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12 12-27-2012 10:59 PM
Seat wear at 12,000 miles kaflyboy Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 41 09-07-2011 03:01 PM
Leather Care & Wear - Black vs. Beige Halon X Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 15 11-07-2010 12:52 PM
Leather Steering wheel wear NHWK05 Detailing 22 06-21-2009 07:25 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community