PK56
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2011-06-13T22:15:01Z
Anyone know where I can get a pair of clear plastic front seat covers like the cars left the factory with? Does anyone happen to have some or does anyone know of anyone who makes them?
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Rich Oakley
2011-06-14T12:44:32Z
I don't believe anybody makes repro ones and finding a decent used set will be nigh-on impossible. Good luck with your search!
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
PK56
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2011-06-14T19:23:50Z
Cheers Rich. Right, my mission is to find some. I'll let you know how I get on!
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Rich Oakley
2011-06-15T16:09:49Z
I've had a couple of 60s Beetles with orignal seat clear plastic seat covers fitted. From what I recall, they are most probably joined along the seams with heat rather than being stitched.
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
PK56
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2011-06-18T11:07:00Z
Thanks for the link. I was thinking of getting an upholsterer to make some for me so I'll give this bloke a try. They don't need to be exact copies of the factory ones, I just want to protect my original seats but still want to be able to see them :smile: