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Old 03-17-2005, 00:03   #1 (permalink)
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Leather seats with cloth sides?

This is a quite random question...
Is there a reason behind Ford not fully wrapping their seats in
leather/vinyl? I have always owned Ford/Lincoln/Merc products and most
have cloth on one side of the seat. Just curious, likely a cost cutting
thing... but I would think they could just as economically wrap it in
the "pleather" vinyl.
Thanks,
Joe

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Old 03-17-2005, 00:03   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Leather seats with cloth sides?

Our '02 Explorer EB has std leather seats. The front bucket seats have cloth
on the sides facing the center console. Remember, cloth will not squeak
against the plastic console, and the vinyl on the outside sides is less
costly than leather.
wth

"Joe" <joewiseguy@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> This is a quite random question...
> Is there a reason behind Ford not fully wrapping their seats in
> leather/vinyl? I have always owned Ford/Lincoln/Merc products and most
> have cloth on one side of the seat. Just curious, likely a cost cutting
> thing... but I would think they could just as economically wrap it in
> the "pleather" vinyl.
> Thanks,
> Joe
>



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Old 03-17-2005, 00:03   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Leather seats with cloth sides?

"wth" <HATESSPAM@mchsi.com> wrotenews:0AoWd.96051$tl3.22349@attbi_s02:

> Our '02 Explorer EB has std leather seats. The front bucket seats have
> cloth on the sides facing the center console. Remember, cloth will not
> squeak against the plastic console, and the vinyl on the outside sides
> is less costly than leather.
> wth
>
> "Joe" <joewiseguy@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:1109997533.319901.247070@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
>> This is a quite random question...
>> Is there a reason behind Ford not fully wrapping their seats in
>> leather/vinyl? I have always owned Ford/Lincoln/Merc products and most
>> have cloth on one side of the seat. Just curious, likely a cost cutting
>> thing... but I would think they could just as economically wrap it in
>> the "pleather" vinyl.
>> Thanks,
>> Joe
>>

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>

Might also be for breathing purposes?
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