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Old 07-16-2008, 02:32 PM
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My covers weren't in too bad shape, but dried out badly. I pulled the covers and the foam was so dry and brittle it disintegrated to the touch. Worth the money to replace the foam, but you'll sit a lot higher ! Tell-tale signs under the seat:
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Old 07-16-2008, 02:34 PM
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: I'd still like to hear from folks who've taken their seat covers off about the condition of the old foam.
Itīs a hard, very Yellow, powder now.
Need to order new to winter.
Edit: Just like the pic below
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Old 07-16-2008, 02:58 PM
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I took my old seat covers off and replaced with new one the foam would not have been good to reused as it was dried out and crumbled when the seat cover came off, I bought new foam for the new seat covers and it sure makes a difference on the butt when riding in the car.
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Old 07-17-2008, 02:04 PM
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Worth the money to replace the foam, but you'll sit a lot higher!
Higher!?! I've got the seat all the way down and my thighs touch the wheel as is.

I'm sure it's worth the $, but my seat covers are in bad shape and I don't have the dough to do it right. I've got a red cover for the rear (which i think is actually vinyl) from a member here for $50 and for $70 I can get Penelope's turquoise fronts shipped from down under. The new foam alone is about $500, maybe $550 now. Money well spent - if I had it.

I'm thinking I'll try it and cut the old covers off to try and not disturb the fragile foam underneath.
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Itīs a hard, very Yellow, powder now.
Need to order new to winter.
Edit: Just like the pic below
Really my gripe about the foam, is when you are driving down the road with the windows down and it starts flying around in the car and gets in your eyes, well, it hurts.......alot

And it looks a bit awful when you look inside the car and see the foam dust everywhere in the interior.....

Both the 58 and 65 do that, the 59 doesn't, but that's probably becuase there isn't any foam left..... just a frame.
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