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RE: [oletrucks] Redoing seats

To: "'oletrucks@autox.team.net'" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Redoing seats
From: Bill Simmeth <bill@merchantsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 09:09:31 -0500
Hampton doesn't offer anything for TF and newer...  I've been bugging them
for a few years to add products for TF!

Bill Simmeth
57 3200
Delaplane, VA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim House [SMTP:jhouse@ccsolution.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 7:40 AM
> To:   MarkNoakes@aol.com; oletrucks@autox.team.net
> Subject:      RE: [oletrucks] Redoing seats
> Take a look at THE name in CHEVY UPHOLSTERY - the Hampton Coach company.
> They do had have all the stuff for Chevy's from 1916 - 1954.  Take a look
> at
> www.hamptoncoach.com or call 888 388 8726.  They sent a great catalog and
> if
> you ask for samples they are FREE.  I have not ordered from them yet but
> when I asked the list about them 2 to 3 weeks ago they got great reviews.
> Jim House
> 46 Chevy 3104
> Hollis, NH
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net
> [mailto:owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net]On Behalf Of MarkNoakes@aol.com
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 10:43 PM
> To: oletrucks@autox.team.net
> Subject: [oletrucks] Redoing seats
> It's time for me to tackle getting my Suburban seats redone.  My plans are
> to
> powder coat the frames in a close to original color.  I also want to have
> two
> sets of covers made for the seats per a plan that we have  used with our
> home
> couch and love seat. . .nice standard conventionally installed upholstery
> as
> a base but with slip on, form fitting, zip to hold in place seat covers
> that
> go over the nice stuff for daily wear and tear.  The base is in upholstery
> fabric; the covers are upholstery grade denim.
> I really ought to take the seats down to the springs and replace the
> padding.
> Where can I get original style padding?  I've got most of the regular
> catalogs.  Many of them have upholstery kits, but I don't think that they
> show the burlap (jute?) style padding.
> Or should I not worry about trying for original?   Most shops these days
> just
> use foam, don't they?
> Any suggestions?
> Mark Noakes
> Knoxville, TN
> 58/56 Chevy Suburban, V8, 3speed + OD
> 59 GMC Suburban, V8/Hydramatic truck looking for the V8 and a NAPCO
> conversion kit
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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