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  1. Hey! As the title mentions, I'd like to buy leather seat covers for my 2014 Silverado. My truck is a standard cab, so I only need the front seat components. I do have the center jump seat. OEM, Katzkin, Roadwire… I'd be happy with any of them. I'd prefer black or gray, but may be open to other color options. Let me know if you have anything! Thank you!
  2. I just noticed this spot in my leather on my 2018 Silverado 1500 LTZ. The spot pictured is thinner to the touch. Nothing has damaged the interior since I bought the truck. The truck is brand new, and I have had it for two months or less. Opinions if factory warranty will cover repair/replacement?
  3. For sale is a complete set of perforated leather bucket seat covers in Jet Black out of my 2016 Silverado 2500HD LTZ. These came out of my pickup at 7,716 miles and since removal have been laying on the bed in our spare bedroom for the past few months. They are in great shape with no tears and they have the zipper back but should also fit seats with the panel back as the panel would no longer be needed. They include the headrest covers and the rear center fold-down armrest/cupholder assembly. They are perforated which work with the ventilated seat option. If you have any questions please PM me. Price: $700 OBO shipped to the lower 48.
  4. Hey everyone... recently switched from a f150 to my 2018 elevation, love the truck so far but wana do some mods.. This post will be mainly on swapping the factory steering wheel to a leather one with volume control (gota have it lol) I got the base model in the pic below and just looking, who knows how to swap it and what it take to get it done. Also is it simply plug and play or will the car need to be reprogrammed to allow the controls to work with the radio. On another note if anyone has a good spot to get parts let me know. I got a few other projects I plan on doing such as Rear sear replacement from the bench to a 60/40 Leatherseats.com replacements (after the bench replace) Tint (anyone got good brand reviews or experiences?) Possible change from flip front sear to consul (big job and expensive lol) I hope some one on here can help ill be sure to post pics as I get the project going.
  5. I paid the truck off a few months ago and wanted to do some upgrades. My wife hated that the PS had no lumbar so I picked up a bare 2016 power seat frame off ebay (only place I could find an affordable seat! - local yards wanted $6-700 each and a core charge?) My DS seat was already full power.
  6. New to the forum, just migrated from a 2000 BMW 540i to a 2015 Chevy Silverado, but I live in Texas, so this is normal. I wanted to share some photos of aftermarket leather I had put in today. I got a great deal of good ideas from here so I thought I would contribute. Also, if you have interior modifications, please share. I know there are tons of threads on exterior modifications but not as much on what you folks are doing with the interior! The leather is from Katzkin and the main color is Java. Let me know your thoughts. Also, the price installed was $1,260 for those comparing cost.
  7. Where is the best place for leather seat covers? currently have cloth seats in my 1500 but i wanna upgrade now.
  8. Had my new 2015 Tahoe LTZ for about 5 weeks and for a few weeks now have been feeling a pressing in the back of my thighs/rear. Tried adjusting the seat many times. It is the lane departure sensors in the seat base that seem to be mounted too high, with not enough padding on top of them. Both the right and left side are super uncomfortable. Took it to Silver Star in Thousand Oaks, CA. Service tech hopped in and felt them right away. Awaiting repair but not optimistic.. Anyone have similar problem?
  9. I have a set of 2014+ GMC Sierra 1500 seat covers, brand new factory, I am looking to part ways with. If you are interested, please PM me for info and pics. Thanks
  10. Wondering if anyone knew where I could purchase OE leather seats for 14' GMC Sierra 1500? Or if anyone had any for sell? Let me know and thanks for the information in advance.
  11. DeltaTek


    From the album: The Replacement

    Picture from the dealer
  12. From the album: The Replacement

    Picture from the dealer
  13. John Goreham Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com 11-28-2016 This week Morrissey, the pop music singer and former lead singer of The Smiths, wrote Mary Barra of GM a letter. The performer was coming to Detroit to do a show and wanted to make sure that he let Ms. Barra know that using leather is bad for animals and the planet. He asked Barra to stop using it in the vehicles GM makes and to switch to vegan leather. This may seem like crazy-talk unless you have tested a VW, Lincoln, Toyota, Lexus, or even a GM car lately, all of which are moving to leather alternatives already in many vehicles. According to PETA, vegan leather is a material that is not made from animals and is better for the environment. Lexus and Toyota are the easiest examples to cite. Though I have covered Lexus and Toyota closely since the alternative materials were introduced, I had never read the words "Vegan Leather" until today. What Toyota and Lexus offer are SofTex and NuLuxe, which look and feel like leather, but are not. In its adverts, Lexus says of the NuLuxe material, "NuLuxe seating material offers more than just good looks and a supple texture. It weighs half as much as leather, and its manufacturing process generates far less CO2 and VOC emissions than other synthetic leathers." Both Lexus and Toyota still offer leather seats and trim on most models. Some Toyotas have moved to SofTex as the premium trim (RAV4 Limited) and most Lexus vehicles offer NuLuxe as the base trim material, with Leather on the top-spec trims, though these are not rigid guidelines. Although GM has not yet moved to these materials in the same way Lexus and Toyota have, GM has moved to man-made microfiber suede to offer something "better" than leather. Marketed by such brands as Alcantara and Ultrasude, the material is almost always used on top-spec trims to replace leather. For example, the top-trim Cadillac XT5 crossover uses it on the dash and top-spec sports models like the Camaro and Corvette use the material on steering wheels, shift knobs and headliners, as well as on seats in some GM cars. GM may still uses some leather in cars that have the synthetic suede. Toyota does this as well, offering the material in combination with leather in the Camry XSE for example. You can read Morrisey's letter to Mary Barra below. We found the story at Pitchfork while Google searching for the daily GM news. In the letter Morrissey, who owns multiple homes in the US, and well as many more in other countries according to our research, claims that leather is a major contributor to gasses that contribute to global warming. He also, correctly, states that chemicals are used in the process of rendering leather and making it a useful material. He does not mention that the replacements for leather are entirely chemicals, nor that they include such fun chemicals as "hydroxybenzotriazole." What say you GM-Trucks regulars? Since GM is already moving to replace leather at the top of the trim levels, and since many other automakers are replacing leather on mainstream models with man-made materials, is leather about to jump the shark? Mary T Barra Chair and CEO General Motors Company 21 November 2016 Dear Ms Barra, As I head to Detroit to play the Royal Oak Music Theatre, I’m writing to ask GM to make Chevy’s Volt and Bolt more eco-friendly by giving buyers the option to choose vegan leather interiors–including steering wheels and gear shifts. GM is named in PETA’s brand-new investigation of cattle ranches, on which animals are branded on the face, electro-shocked, and beaten before they’re slaughtered and used to make leather interiors for car companies, including yours. More and more people are opting for vegan leather for the sake of both cows and the environment. A staggering 51 per cent of global greenhouse-gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture. Animal skins also have to be treated with a toxic soup of chemicals in order to keep them from decomposing, and runoff from leather tanneries poisons vital waterways. Given that the Volt and Bolt are being marketed to eco-conscious buyers, entirely vegan options would only broaden their appeal. I look forward to your reply. Yours sincerely, Morrissey
  14. Hello all, I am the proud new owner of a 2016 Crimson Red 1500 All Terrain Premium 5.3 (8 speed). This is not only my first "New" vehicle, but it is also my first full size pickup. The truck only has 500 miles at this times, and it is my daily driver here in the Northeast. Thus far I am pleased with the truck, steering is tight, brakes well, the comfort level is great, technology is impressive, and the styling awesome. My only criticisms thus far may be due to my lack of familiarity with GMC trucks, and even my lack of experience with owning a brand new vehicle. First off, and im sure I am going to get beet up over this, but the fuel "economy" is pretty bad. I understand it is a truck and it is new, however with very conservative highway driving and limited city, I am averaging 14-15 mpg (93 octane, New Jersey winter). This is far below advertised or even what most people get with there older trucks. Another thing I noticed is that it lacks throttle response at essentially any speed unless the throttle is mashed. It seems like the transmission is a bit lost and cant choose which of the 8 gears it should be in. At highway speeds, there is really no part throttle acceleration, you really have to get on it for the trans to downshift and make the truck move. This is also my first experience with "cylinder killing" which I am also unsure of. It seems that I only move down to V4 when there is practically no throttle input or if I am traveling downhill. The instant there is a throttle input I am back in V8 and down to 9 mpg to accelerate even on the highway. I assume (hope) that all of these things will sort themselves out as the truck is new, as I have heard there is a period when the truck is in "learn mode". I am unsure if this is correct or how long is stays in the "mode", and more importantly how I should be driving in this "mode". Much of my driving is highway cruise control set, which doesnt really provide much "learning variables". Any suggestions or comments from those who have owned newer generation Sierras would be appreciated.
  15. Hi Everyone! Does anyone have any photos of Katzkin leather is a RCSB work truck? I have a 2015 with the gray cloth currently. Contemplating doing black leather but I'm unsure how it will look with the gray plastic trim and seat belts. Also, I've seen crew double cab pricing, but can't seem to find regular cab pricing. Any info is greatly appreciated! -Mike
  16. Woke up Saturday and realized I had left my driver's side window cracked (Ok about 4-5 Inches) and my huge cats (12+ pounders) managed to get in. Generally not a big deal unless they CLAW THE SEATS. Lets just say it was a "well that really sucks(plus some)" moment since I only have 3500 miles on it.. Can't fix the past, so, what kind of options does anyone know about fixing it? Do I have to get the whole seat back replaced or can they just replace the leather?
  17. From the album: Leather Interior

    My Huge cats managed to get in my cracked drivers side window and wreaked havoc on my leather seat.
  18. From the album: Leather Interior

    My Huge cats managed to get in my cracked drivers side window and wreaked havoc on my leather seat.
  19. Is the leather seat worn and torn in your 1998 or 1999 Chevrolet, GMC or Cadillac Pick-up Truck, Yukon, Tahoe or Escalade? I have a gray color, used drivers side seat cover, in really good condition! This is a HEATED seat cover, which includes the heating element. This is an OEM GM part; the drivers bottom seat cover. $250 (free shipping in the USA) I replaced this seat cover with a new one because my heated seat quit working and I thought it was the element, so I replaced the seat cover (which contains the element) but it turned out to be a relay/module instead. Bummer, eh? For me, yeah, but for you it means a great deal on a *heated* seat cover in really good shape!
  20. Not sure I've shared this before but, If your into detailing your new truck and looking for optimum leather and upholstery care try using Clorox Wipes to clean and remove dirt & debris, oils, minor stains, etc from your truck's leather and as well other the plastic/vinyl interior components. Clorox wipes will not damage or harm your leather (or other upholstery) and provides an easy method to periodically clean auto interiors. A friend of mine who specializes in high-line and collector car vehicle detailing informed me of this (use of Clorox wipes) and I have since been regularly using them (in between leather treatments). They also work great for removing denim stains and even better, won't discolor the white stitching (french stitching) of your leather seats as other cleaners and leather treatments will do. If skeptical, try them in an inconspicuous location and see for yourself.
  21. I guess it means the pleather they use is pretty good since I am asking. I am wondering if anyone know what is actually leather and what is pleather? Is it just the seating surface and the back of the seats that are leather? Is the steering wheel leather? I have the AT GMC and the seats have a carbon fiber side to them that must be vinyl. If you close your eyes you can hardly discern the difference between it and the, what I assume is actually leather. I am assuming the following: (Agree?) Up front: The parts of the seats your body touch (bottom and back) are leather The head rests are leather The steering wheel is leather Back: Seems to me the whole bench and back are leather
  22. Hey all, hopefully somebody can help me out here. This past summer i bought a new Sierra extended cab SLT, and it seems all I have had so far are problems. I purchased the truck from a reputable GM dealer near my hometown. The truck was listed as a demo, the only driver being the actual owner of the dealership. I saved a good amount off the original sticker price for only having about 18,000km's on the odometer. ISSUE #1 - HISTORY I purchased the truck on July 7th 2012. I noticed on August 4th 2012 on the front drivers leather seat was beginning to "ripple" if that's even the correct terminology. I gave it a few days to see it it would "tighten up" after giving it a good clean up and conditioning the seats with the dealer provided solution at the time of purchase. I took a photo of the seat on August 10th 2012, a few days after noticing the damage. Nothing too serious, but beginning to bug me a little, considering I had just spent nearly 40K on a vehicle that I thought was well built.. I contacted the dealer I purchased my truck from and talked to the sales person whom I dealt with directly on August 13th 2012. I was told over the phone that leather on a truck this new would not let go this easily, and that I may be over exaggerating the problem. I brought my truck in the following day. I got a big story of how they had never seen such a problem on any vehicle, let a lone a vehicle this new. They continued for a little while and eventually handed me over to the service department. Service department told me it was an easy fix by re-tightening the leather from behind, a two hour job at most. I ended up getting scheduled for an appointment a few days later. On the day of my appointment I was told the upholstery person was too busy and they would give me a call when the situation got better to reschedule my appointment. October 23rd 2012 - A few weeks later, I was able to get the truck in for them to take a look. The service department wasn't able to fix the seat and would require ordering a new seat cover from general motors. November 13th 2012 - 3 weeks have passed since I was last at the dealer. The cover came in and truck was in for replacement. Job took about two hours. I was given a car for the day and came back in the afternoon to pick my truck up. (sorry for the blurry photo!!) Tonight (December 12th 2012) Second seat cover, same problem only worse. Keeping in mind, I'm a pretty small guy, so I don't think this is a weight issue by any means. The first time the dealer was unwilling to replace the whole seat, or even the bottom section. I almost fear that's what is needed in order to fix this problem. What to do? It almost feels as if the seat cushion is sagging underneath. I have never seen this on any of these trucks, sadly only mine ISSUE #2 Transmission is starting to slip when accelerating between 2nd gear and 3rd (its the 6 speed, 5.3L). This truck has just reached 40,000km (about 25,000 miles). Its hard to pinpoint it exactly, as I've only started to notice it at the beginning of this week. Please don't tell me its "just the way those transmissions shift" its not, i know it isn't. I'd hat to run out of warranty on my truck and all of a sudden left stranded with a blown transmission on the side of the road, and kicking myself for not taking action as soon as I noticed it. Any help and guidance with either issue will be greatly appreciated.
  23. Hi. I'm looking for either new seats or power switch motor(s) for a 1996 K1500 Z71. It has gray leather front seats. The motor for the drivers side went out and I can't move the seat forward anymore. Pretty hard for me to press the gas and brake! I know other models (Chvey 1500, 2500, 3500, Suburbans, Yukons, etc.) and years (1990-99???) would work, I just don't know what those are. Please let me know what you got or if you know someone/some place where to look. I am in Louisville, KY. Thanks!
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