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tyresmoker 12-20-2011 06:12 AM

Seat bolster stuffed
Well I went ahead and did it. In my opinion, I believe (as I have stated in a few posts) that the seats in the Overland Summit are too hard and flat. Wait, wait...before all of the Kool Aid drinkers put a stop to the holiday gifts they were sending me...I am also tall, with a 36" a result, the seat just did not offer enough thigh support for my liking, causing, amongst other things, my leg to rub against the center console.
I pickd up the car last night and so far, could not be happier. I brought it to the best shop money can buy because I wanted the extra foam to be as invisible as possible but offer better cushioning. Mission accomplished.
I am not certain posting pics will show the work as it is almost undetectable looking at it.

AAAA 12-20-2011 06:44 AM

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I too think the seat bottom is just a little too flat. Briefly, how did they do this and exactly where did they do it on the seat? Did you need a new seat cover or piece sewn in? Thanks.

tyresmoker 12-20-2011 06:55 AM

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They simply took the cover off of the seat bottom. They used the seam in the center of the seat as the pick up point for the extra foam. They cut and contoured the foam to match the existing upholstery pattern in the seat and replaced the cover.
I will try and get a pic posted to show the finished work.

Lingohocken 12-20-2011 10:23 AM

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Interesting. Too bad the seat bottoms are also so short. I'm tall and for the most part my legs just hang out in space.

However, somewhat short wife insists the whole seat arrangement is perfect.

Solution: She can keep the Overland, and I'll get an SRT and mod the seat bottom.:D

Rumline 12-21-2011 03:21 AM

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For me it's the seat back that is tweaking me out. It seems to cup in right at my shoulder blades and encourages me to slouch forward instead of having my shoulders neutral and the curve of my spine supported. I'd be interested in having a place add stuffing to the back of the seat, but I have no idea how / where to look. Where does one find places to do this? Do most upholstery shops offer this kind of service?

tyresmoker 12-21-2011 05:58 AM

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Look for an automotive upholstery shop.

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