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Those look pretty good. I’m pretty tempted to go for them with the degreez.





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Just got off the phone with them. They say the degreez system can not be added to my factory leather seats because of the plastic backing of the seats.

Just a heads up in case anyone else with factory leather seats was interested in the degreez.

Now I’m wondering, do the perforated seats help with keeping cooler in the seats?
 

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Now I’m wondering, do the perforated seats help with keeping cooler in the seats?
No.

I got my seats perforated just in case I want to get the seat coolers later.
 

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I just finished my seats, done them myself. Years ago I use to be an authorized installer and did upholstery, including sewing. I feel their overall fitment has greatly improved since I last done them regularly. But feel they still don’t do enough quality control as I seen some flaws that shouldn’t make it out, but I can live with it… It’s overall very good quality for production work and most wouldn’t notice the issues unless I was to point them out.

My Jeep is a 2021 Rubicon 2 door and it’s by far the easiest install I’ve ever done. These seats are pretty simple and straightforward.

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Love it...what do those cost? I am in NY/NJ area and thinking about the red
 

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Perforation gives too many edges to wear and tear. Also, if you get caught in a sudden downpour with the top off, the water will get down into the padding and the back side of the leather will get wet. Just something to think about.
 

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Love it...what do those cost? I am in NY/NJ area and thinking about the red
These say Mopar along side Katzkin and there’s an extra cost for that design. Because I am no longer doing this for a living and don’t have a business account anymore. I have buy my skins through eBay or contact an authorized installer. These cost me $995 if I recall, it was less then a grand. Typically I would get kits for around $600 for basic designs and $7-800 for fancier off eBay. It’s a reasonable markup in my opinion, I think my costs when I was an authorized installer was maybe $100-130 less for basic solid color and standard leather package (this was almost 10 years ago though).

I have to say... At the prices I seen on this forum installed, I am half tempted to get van together and drive around offering my services. Seems I can make more doing this then I could working on helicopters... Wasn’t the case back then and why I chased higher pay in a different career.
 
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I’ve been a fan of Katzkin’s for a while but I didn’t know they were Made in the USA. That’s a bonus. I’m still planning to do it this fall or winter, along with many other mods.
 

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These say Mopar along side Katzkin and there’s an extra cost for that design. Because I am no longer doing this for a living and don’t have a business account anymore. I have buy my skins through eBay or contact an authorized installer. These cost me $995 if I recall, it was less then a grand. Typically I would get kits for around $600 for basic designs and $7-800 for fancier off eBay. It’s a reasonable markup in my opinion, I think my costs when I was an authorized installer was maybe $100-130 less for basic solid color and standard leather package (this was almost 10 years ago though).

I have to say... At the prices I seen on this forum installed, I am half tempted to get van together and drive around offering my services. Seems I can make more doing this then I could working on helicopters... Wasn’t the case back then and why I chased higher pay in a different career.
Not a bad idea to do this on the side....the service industry is booming. Where I live their are places who put up Christmas decorations and take them down...they make a fortune
 

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I have to say... At the prices I seen on this forum installed, I am half tempted to get van together and drive around offering my services. Seems I can make more doing this then I could working on helicopters... Wasn’t the case back then and why I chased higher pay in a different career.
If you are able to operate in an area with a good population but few installers...like here in the Northeast, you'd make a killing. From what i've been told, it sounds like in the south and on the west coast it's a very competitive business. But up here we've got 2-3 choices within an hour's drive and because of that they don't feel the need to compete so they pick and choose customers.
 

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