Custom Seat Cover Installation

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Please Note: The installation instructions below are general for most vehicles. Some seat covers may come with different variations that are unique to specific seats.



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Front Seat Covers

1. Headrest Removal

Most headrests will remove by simply pushing a button on the plastic cap that your headrest posts go into. Some vehicles may have a locking pin, look for a small pinhole on the cap. Insert a small nail or paper clip into pinhole to release the locking pin. For vehicles with non-removable or active headrests, your seat covers will come with an opening or Velcro on top.

2. Cushion Covers

Locate the manufacturer tag stitched on the inside of the cushion covers. These tags identify the door side of the seat that they should be placed on. Push straps between the backrest and cushion, then towards the front under the seat.

3. Straps and Buckles

Insert straps into the outer buckles and tighten as shown.

4. Elastic Drawstring

Pull chord end closest to the door through the space between the backrest and seat cushion. Pull the loop at the opposing end around the side to the back of the seat.

5. Backrest Cover

For vehicles equipped with seat mounted side impact airbags, make sure you install backrests with airbag tags facing the door side.

If your hand can pass through the back between the backrest and cushion, your seat has no bib. Your backrest cover will have a carpeted tab and a Velcro strip on the back. Push the front tab between the backrest and cushion to the back, and attach to Velcro.

If your hand can't pass through to the back between the backrest and cushion, your seat has a bib. The backrest cover will have straps on the front tab and elastics/Velcro on the back. Push the straps between the backrest and cushion, and below the cushion towards the front, and then attach them to the inner buckles. Attach the Velcro strip at the back to the carpeting on the seat. Or, if there are elastics, attach them using the "s" clips to the underside of your cushion.

In order for you to install your seat covers, you will need to detach the bib which will allow you to feed the straps between the seat back and bottom.

For a video on how to do this, please visit the following link: http://bit.ly/seatbib

6. Headrest holes

Due to pattern complexity, some covers require headrest holes to be made after installation. Material will not run, and covers are fully warrantied.

On the top of the backrest cover, mark with a pen an "x" over each headrest post.

Pinch material, cut along the "x" markings, and tuck the material under the brackets.

Rear Seat Covers

For Trucks

1. Headrest Removal

Remove the headrests by repeating step one from front seat cover installation instructions.

 

2. Backrest Covers

SUV's: Backrest piece(s) will have a hook and loop Velcro attachment. Slip the backrest piece(s) over the seat back(s) and attach the hook and loop Velcro.

Pickup Trucks: The seat back(s) on most pickups do not fold forward. The backrest covers should be open-backed with straps and buckles. The straps drop down between the seat back and vehicle frame, and attach to the buckles at the bottom of the backrest covers. For trucks with split bottom cushions, pull up the cushions to allow for easier access when attaching straps and buckles.

3. Straps and Buckles

Insert the straps into their corresponding buckles as shown, and tighten.

4. Cushion Covers

SUV's: Bottom cushion covers will have a strap and buckle attachment similar to the front cushions. In some vehicles, there will be also an elastic drawstring.

Pickup Trucks: Most extended and crew cabs have fold-up cushion(s). The seat cover bottom piece(s) will slip over and attach with hook and loop Velcro.

For Cars

1. Headrest Removal

Remove the headrests by repeating step one from front seat cover installation instructions.

Pickup Trucks: Most extended and crew cabs have fold-up cushion(s). The seat cover bottom piece(s) will slip over and attach with hook and loop Velcro.

 

2. Cushion Covers

Most cars with a solid bottom cushion will require the cushion to be removed to install your seat covers. The cushion is affixed to the body of the car by either:

  1. One or two bolts at the back of the cushion that will need to be unscrewed.
  2. Locking latches at the front bottom edge that will have a lever that you pull forward and lift the cushion up to remove.
  3. Locking pins and plugs at the front bottom edge that release by pulling upwards.


Note: Before reinstalling the bottom cushion, install the backrest covers first.

3. Straps, Buckles and Drawstring

Insert straps into their corresponding buckles. Pull the drawstring chord by their loops together, and connect with an "s" hook. Pull straps downwards to tighten.

 

4. Backrest Covers

Most vehicles have split folding backrests that will fold forward. Slip the backrest piece(s) over and attach the hook and loop Velcro. Some vehicles also have side bolsters that may have separate covers included. The side bolsters are affixed and are usually held in place by a bolt at the bottom. Unscrew bolt, install bolster cover and then reinstall bolster.

SEAT COVER CARE

YOUR SEAT COVERS ARE MACHINE WASHABLE. WASH SEPARATELY IN COLD WATER WITH 1/4 OF NORMAL AMOUNT OF SOAP AND HANG DRY.