Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

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Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by jrbrks » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:21 pm

Does anyone know if someone is reproducing seat upholstery and the headliner suitable for a 1971 Fiat 124 coupe?
I see upholstery options for the spider, but I do not see front and rear seat packages for the coupe?
I also do not see the headliner or sun visors being offered?
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by San Jose Steve » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:35 am

Years ago, I took my ratty seats to a local upholstery shop. He cut up the covers and used them as a pattern to make new ones from scratch. Worked really well. I wouldn't sweat it too much if you cant find a ready made kit. -Steve
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by paulc » Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:32 pm

Sun visors are easy-peasey.
Just disassemble the old ones and use the covers as patterns for new ones.
There's some thin foam padding that will need to be replaced.
They're not much more than a wire frame.
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by vandor » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:30 am

Upholstery is available from Italy, but it's pricy. I will be adding one to our upholstery order sometime for mine, but we only order once a year.
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by jrbrks » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:45 pm

Thank you, Csaba.
What is the pricing for front and rear seats?
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by MikeGreer » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:15 am

I recently had my spider reupholstered by an automotive upholstery shop. Compared to the upholstery kit I put on years ago, it's much better quality and way better fit. It was more expensive than the upholstery kits from various suppliers, but I got to pick the colors and quality of the materials and it wasn't that much more expensive. I added the custom touch of two tone, but otherwise it's the original pattern. The shop made new German Square Weave carpet pieces, put down new installation under the carpet, rebuilt the foam seat cushions, made matching door cards with covered arm wrests, front and rear seat upholstery, covered the rear quarter panels to match, and made a new matching top boot. That entire package was around $3500.
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by jrbrks » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:02 pm

Thanks Mike
Your 124 looks spectacular!
Very nicely done
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by davedecker4 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:41 pm

Looking good!
I like the nice double stitch on the seams.
What is the dash wood?
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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by kmead » Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:41 pm

vandor wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:30 am
Upholstery is available from Italy, but it's pricy. I will be adding one to our upholstery order sometime for mine, but we only order once a year.
I would also be interested in knowing the cost from you.

I know Mr Fiat carries a kit but have never heard anyone give feedback about it.

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Re: Seat upholstery for 1971 124 coupe?

Post by vandor » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:02 pm

I won't know cost until we order next time and I can get a quote.
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