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View Poll Results: which color leatherette would you choose to go with AW
black 21 87.50%
cream beige 3 12.50%
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      10-08-2007, 11:51 AM   #1
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AW/leatherette combo

for those going with leatherette ,which i assume will come only black or cream beige, which would you choose with AW:
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      10-08-2007, 12:56 PM   #3
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hey, some votes; it's good to know i'm not the only cheap bastard out there; standard paint and 'ette all the way:headbang:.
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The whole problem is the carpet. Lighter colored carpets start to look like crap in a hurry. Cars should come with black carpet regardless of seat color. Therefore black is the only practical choice.
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The whole problem is the carpet. Lighter colored carpets start to look like crap in a hurry. Cars should come with black carpet regardless of seat color. Therefore black is the only practical choice.
that's a very good point; it is kind of tough to enforce the "no shoe rule" in the car- let's face it; we're not in Japan.
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If you go with the black leatherette,just remember to allow some money for a great big spatula, so you can scrape your thighs off the seats in July & August.
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If you go with the black leatherette,just remember to allow some money for a great big spatula, so you can scrape your thighs off the seats in July & August.
so it's hotter than the leather?
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turns out the non-black option is taupe rather than cream beige for what it's worth.
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      10-09-2007, 09:24 AM   #9
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so it's hotter than the leather?
Black leather or leatherette is going to be really hot with direct sunlight on it for any period of time. The leatherette is just a little less comfortable since it does not "breathe" at all.
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      10-09-2007, 09:37 AM   #10
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The whole problem is the carpet. Lighter colored carpets start to look like crap in a hurry. Cars should come with black carpet regardless of seat color. Therefore black is the only practical choice.
^WHS....
The beige (now taupe) would be good trim colour if they kept the black carpet.
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Black leather or leatherette is going to be really hot with direct sunlight on it for any period of time. The leatherette is just a little less comfortable since it does not "breathe" at all.
I have black leather on my Roady.... I was expecting the same issue.
Surprisingly it's not that bad.
Sure it gets warm in the sun.... but not blazing saddles type of hot.
IDK if it's the leather or not, but I was pleasantly surprised.
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