Jump to content

The RennTech.org community is Member supported!  Please consider an ANNUAL donation to help keep this site operating.
Click here to Donate

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)
Sign in to follow this  
mikes_box

I need help replacing my seats....

Recommended Posts

I have a boxster s with memory seats and the side bolsters are worn down and have some rips plus the leather is all cracked. I was able to find and buy a seat of regular seats but the problem is that they are not full power just power tllt and a manual slider. My memory seats are full leather (up, down, tilt, slide back and front) what I would like to do is just take out the cushions of the non powered seats and just swap them into the tracks/rails of my seats. Has anyone ever done this? thanks. I've tried searching and couldn't find anything except the regular unbolt of the old ones and bolt on the new ones.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
    You can remove these ads by becoming a Contributing Member.

You might want to find an auto upholstery shop to do that. It can likely be done but it is easy to over-stretch the leather and the plastic clips used on on some seat panels will likely break from age.

But have a look at both seats it might be something you can do.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Depends what year your seats were.Later models (2002+) used the " CAN-bus system" which is a pain to hack into but can be done. Earlier models just require some rudimentary soldering skills and knowledge of a DMM.

To Lorens point, You could either do it your self or have an shop slip your new skins (and padding) over your old frames.Done.

Regards, PK.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.