Seat Covers

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Seat Covers

Post by FRUNKenstein » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:34 pm

The 951 had its original seat covers, which weren’t horrible, but the driver’s seat bottom had split seams. And they were hardened from age. After searching around a bit, I came across a website called that a few guys over on Rennlist (dammit) had tried with mixed results. Bottom line, if you stuck to the basics, they seemed to do well and at a very reasonable (read “cheap”) price. The guys that ordered special covers for other parts of the interior had bad luck with them, though. Since I just wanted seat covers, I thought I’d give them a try.

The seats are full leather. The OE seat has a perforated center, and they offered that. I also ordered deviated red stitching and an embossed Porsche crest in the headrest at extra cost. With all the options, the seats were $419 for the pair. Shipping was another $20 or so. I received my order about 3 weeks after buying. The return label listed a Texas address.

I had a local upholstery shop install the seat covers for $500. They had a few wrinkles around the shoulders, but the upholstery shop thought they would smooth out over time. Below is a photo, and you can see the driver seat has smoothed out after just a few drives. The passenger seat hasn’t been used much, so is still a bit wrinkly. Overall I’m very pleased as my 951 seats now are much softer and are a dead ringer for the 996TT’s seats. also makes seat covers for other Porsche models, including all variants of the 996 seats.

2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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