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Damage to drivers seat

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by Asbjornwm, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. Asbjornwm

    Asbjornwm Member

    Jan 8, 2016
    Hi TMC,

    The seat belt has worn down the leather on the side of the drivers seat.

    I heard that Tesla wants like 3000 $ for new seats, but wanted to hear if anyone has taken their seats for reupholstering?

    I would really like to avoid having to buy non-tesla seats.

  2. sethr

    sethr CPO Roadster #1089

    Mar 24, 2013
    Fairfax, VA
    I accidentally damaged my passenger seat, and had it reupholstered. We only did the seat cushion, and it is not quite a perfect match color-wise, a shade lighter. It's very difficult to perfectly match leather. Several knowledgable people have said it will get darker and look perfect later, but if you can afford it, I'd say do both seats in their entirety. BTW, Tesla had very few new seats to choose from (all odd color combos).

    P.S. - Never, ever have a can of bug repellent (DEET) anywhere even near your Roadster!
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