Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-16-2000, 08:34 PM
Posts: n/a
my 1985 500sel has had the back seats repaired before but now they are ripping agin it is in the mittle towards the back by the two stichings why are these ripping over and over i thought it might be beacuse of the moving seat it seems to be so tight how much should it cost to hix it i cant remper what it cost before

Dan Younes
1985 euro 500sel 220k
1981 300sd 278k sold
1979 240d 298k sold
1983 300sd 272k sold
1989 chrysler 2.2l Turbo
Leabaron 140k
1989 Dodge Carvan Se 295k
1996 C280(hopefully soon)
Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2000, 11:59 AM
Posts: n/a
I had some seat work done by my neighbor who is in the furniture repair business. He dyed and touched up the seats but said he couldn't repair where there is stitching already because the extra holes from the needle will weaken the leather and they will rip and be completely useless after that. He said to wait until they are shot, then he will replace the covers. If there is stitching there, you can't stitch it again or it will continue to rip. Has it been stitched over stitching? I am sure there are replacement covers as I have seen them advertised. Let me know if you need this information. Good Luck.

'85 500SL (Euro)
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
190E manual seat base swapping haasman Tech Help 8 05-16-2005 10:19 PM
Wagon owners can you help me with third seat? CDN Diesel Discussion 13 06-08-2004 11:21 PM
560SL seat rebuild (a bit long) cbdo SL Forum 0 02-08-2003 08:57 AM
86 190E 2.3 - Tach, clock affected by fastening seat belt DieselGuy Tech Help 5 01-22-2003 01:51 AM
Driver's side seat back has problems G-Benz SL Forum 2 05-03-2001 05:14 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page