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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:34 pm    Post subject: Cure for sagging original seats? Reply with quote

Hi folks,

It has been a while since I've posted, got sidetracked by a couple other projects.

The front seats in our 62 Ghia convertible are original, and surprisingly intact. However, the horsehair(?) and springs are a bit saggy. Are there any tricks I can use to lessen the sagging without running the risk of destroying the original seat covers?

Thanks very much, Jeff

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have heard of people stuffing the springs with cones cut out of high density foam, this should give you your spring life back. only thing i can think of
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plenty of reading in these 3 threads:
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=317223
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=4845789
This one is probably the one you'll find relates to your seats the best: http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=416322
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks guys, that is perfect and excellent advice in those threads.

Jeff
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep just post any further questions in the topic that best suits.
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