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I think I am going to redo the seats starting tonight, and then do the console next week.

Seats are 88 GT mustang, and I had the mach1 upholstery kit done by TMI, except the vinyl is all smooth (not comfort-weave) and no red stripe.

Pics in a couple days
 

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Which TMI dealer did you use, waiting on pics as I'm doing this to my fox seats this year I hope.
Let us know how easy/hard they are to put on. Are you changing the seat foam too? Do the new covers use hog rings or do they clamp on like the original fox seat covers?
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The seats use both hog rings and the clips. I couldn't find my hog ring pliers, so I was fretting about that, Turns out my auto supplier had them and new rings.

Now I am happy, it's going well. I am not installing the fox head-rests they are too tall for my car.

This is a great artical on doing the re & re. I found it really helpful

Taking pics along the way
 

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Took me about 6-7 hour, but got the seat covers swapped and installed. I have a bit more stretching to do on the seat back. It might also be the way they are stitched or, even the old foam. I'll sort it out.

Anyway to do this seat cover swap, you WILL need hog ring pliers and an upholster stapler. I happened to have an air stapler I bought years ago.

Some pics;
http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii440/67FEfastback/new%20seats/100_3548.jpg

http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii440/67FEfastback/new%20seats/100_3551.jpg

http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii440/67FEfastback/new%20seats/100_3554.jpg

http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii440/67FEfastback/new%20seats/100_3558.jpg
 

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you have some serious wrinkles going on. You sure you pulled it tight enough when you wrapped the seats? I had to stretch my seat covers quite a bit to get rid of wrinkles. A heat gun helped me get rid of the few that were leftover after installation.
 

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Yeah. I've got some of the wrinkles out. What I may end up doing is pulling the seat backs off and adding a few more hog rings to the top retaining rod.

I copied the old installation, but obviously this vinyl is more robust that the cloth.
It only takes about 10 minutes to removed the seat covers from the seat backs.

I'll probably do that after the weekend. I also need to get some more hog rings.
 
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