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Question Cracking vinyl on seats

Well, leather seats aren't all they're cracked up to be! The side bolsters to the seats appear to be vinyl and my driver's seat is cracking. Has anyone used any of those vinyl repair kits where you mix your color, apply heat from an iron, and viola!? Do those things work?

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I have the same problem. Waiting to hear solutions.

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Me too. And one back seat from a car seat.

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mine started cracking two years ago
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My 2006 has the cracks on the right side bolster driver side. What's the best answer?
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I had the bolsters on the seat base replaced with leather, and then painted to match the rest of the interior as we could not find a perfect colour match. The base of the commander seat is only held in with 2 bolts and can be removed in just a couple of mins.





I had some black headrests painted as well. All have been done a year now and still fantastic as the day he did them





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