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    seat recovering

    I am looking to recover the seats on my slxh. what is the best vinyl to use? also where is the best place to get the fabric?


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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    Marine grade vinyl

    Ebay has all kinds of colors and textures for pretty cheap.

    Jo Ann fabrics has a limited selection of the stuff too.

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    i noticed that. no yellow though LOL. i only need a yard or two tops.

    also should the old vinyl be left on or taken off?

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    Left on, but need to remove all the old staples.

    You also need to use Stainless steel staples with the new one.

    What do you mean there's no yellow?????

    There's a BOAT LOAD!!!!!!! Haha....

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Marine-Vinyl-Smi...item3ef3339f1b

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    a jo ann fabrics. every color but

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    seat

    is this a 2 piece seat or 1 piece??if its a 1 piece you should check out my slx seat rebuild post.also check out hydroturf for a new cover.if its a 1 piece it would be the same as the slx and pro1200

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    i didnt have to bad of luck doing mine for the first time it came out better than i hoped

    attached picture of a hydro turf seat for a sltx , if you have the 3 seater humpy one peice that i think i know where you can get one cheap , shoot some stapels give it a tug repeat
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    its the two piece,

    so i guess its just like doing a chair

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    SEAT

    the 2 piece seat has lots of issues,you should really look it over,polaris had a recall of some type and replace the 2 piece with a 1 piece because of it.

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    hi all covered genesis two part seat, pulled out staple with thin blade screw driver. keep old covering as template add 3 inchs extra all round then cut. helps pull it tight. used vinyl marine off ebay, also t50 3/8 staples stainless steel, tried hand stapler would not not go into plastic base, so brought air stapler for t50 staples cheap of ebay again, shipped mine from usa to the uk. put some watered down bleach on sponge and wiped over seat sponge as mine was damp and mildew. leave to dry. then layed vinyl on table, put sponge and seat base on. start 1/4 way on one side, lightly pull over base then staple, then 3/4 on same side. pull over on other side then stapled. then pull and staple every 4 inchs round. juggle about pulling tight, remove privous staples if need be for tightness. when ok staple all round base. with sharpe craft knife trim round. just a guide to how i coverd mine, looks as good as new.
    ,good luck all and take your time.

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