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Old 12-15-2018, 11:04 AM   #1
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I know people are always looking for seats. Just bought some from lseat.com
Look great, real leather, very pleased. No affiliation, just FYI.

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Old 12-15-2018, 11:45 AM   #2
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I struggled with the name the way it was listed. It's LSEAT.com
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They look nice, thanks for the tip!
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Old 12-15-2018, 03:12 PM   #4
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I bought from them for my 911SC and love them. However, I will say that it really depends on your expectations.

If you're just looking for new seat covers that get the job done, then lseat is fine. But if you want something that looks OEM, you probably need to go elsewhere.

For example, its easy to see bunching/puckering of the covers on the bottoms at the front edge where the black and tan meet. There is also rippling down the outside of the upper sides and around the bolsters. This level of quality would never be acceptable in a $50K car from Porsche.

With that being said, to most of us, these issues would be minor and very acceptable in a 15 yr old car that's worth $10K.
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Old 12-15-2018, 03:17 PM   #5
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Did you install them yourself or have it done? They look nice and the price for the covers seems reasonable to me.
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:31 AM   #6
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Anyone have any experience with this vendor?

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Old 12-17-2018, 09:09 AM   #7
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Just replying.
1. yes, there is a bit of bunching on the sides and a small lip where the black and tan meet. The upholsterer told me to park it in the sun and the leather would shrink a bit and tighten up. True or not, too soon to tell.
2. Yes, I paid an upholsterer to do it. Took the seats out and took everything to him. Charged me $60 per seat. Took about 3 days.

So, total cost was $340 for the seats and $120 for install. Way cheaper than the $1700- $2,00 I was being quoted. And do you really want to spend $2,000 on a $10,000 car. Short of a great engine mod, I won't do that.


In sum, I am very pleased with what I got and what I paid for it.
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Old 12-18-2018, 04:22 AM   #8
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Is the installation of seat covers from LSEAT a DIY with no specific upholstery tools available?
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Is the installation of seat covers from LSEAT a DIY with no specific upholstery tools available?
Belay my last. Should have spent a few minutes searching the forum. Lesson learned.
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I got some and were very nice quality but my upholsterer had to make adjustments to make them fit like new.
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Old 12-18-2018, 03:30 PM   #11
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I am always wondering what a good stock seat replacement option would be ....in Boxster Red.

I expect to loose my seat heaters...but it may be time to get a modern more supportive bucket in there. Perhaps a Recaro custom would be the ticket. They have got to be cheaper than 996 GT3s

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