rips to pillar column
i found the easiest and cheapest is to do it yourself. (hello mike i never got back to you). go to a fabric or an upholstery shop and get 1 yard of the material you need. (it's a backed vinyl) lay the pillar down spread or spray in the same pattern as the original. get the 1 side set then repeat on the other side.
once the pillar is covered make the appropiate cuts to create the opening (pay close attention to how the original is cut the inside cut is smaller than the aluminum pillar opening so you can wrap around the edges).
mine was black so color match was easy so my total cost was like 6 or 7 dollars. you may have to order thru an upholstery dealer which could be a bit more $$.
once the pillar is removed it's fairly straight forward (once mike told me how to get the pillar off).
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