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Old 03-04-2011, 09:45am   #1
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Default Aftermarket Seat owners - Color matching BLACK carpet for the feet of seat brackets.

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Ever since I installed my Corbeau A4's (and Corbeau seat brackets) I have been left with an empty spot around the mounting feet. Its a big bare floor "Silver" spot around all the mounting feet where there is no carpet. I have wanted to find some carpet or something to cover it up. The factory seat brackets have a plastic cover to cover this bare carpet area.

While reading the forums I found a post where he made his own partition and put carpet on it. I asked him if the color was close to factory and he said it was very close in color. He got it at Walmart for $9.

I went to Walmart Wed night and got some of this carpet. Its a little thinner than the factory carpet but the color is surprisingly perfect. I was surprised how close a match it was.

I lifted my seats, then cut 8x square pieces of this carpet (6"x6"), then cut a hole in the middle for the bolt to go thru. I was able to slip this carpet square under the existing carpet easily.

You can now barely see where the factory carpet ends and this carpet starts.

Gives it a "finished" look that I wanted. It matches ALOT better than the expensive Lloyd mats I have... seriously !

Walmart Item # 15524364 (under $9).

Hope this helps someone...

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Looks good! I had some black carpet that I used on a board to cover the amps behind the bulkhead. I cut a couple small pieces and did the same. The insulation you and I put in really made the hole stand out.
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Looks good! I had some black carpet that I used on a board to cover the amps behind the bulkhead. I cut a couple small pieces and did the same. The insulation you and I put in really made the hole stand out.
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The insulation you and I put in ? What insulation is that ?
Under my carpet is bare balsa wood...

I don't need no stinking sound deadening...

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Pretty cool!
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Looking at those seats but I have 39-40 waist...5'11" and 198 lbs. What do you think ? I've been told it might be too snug ?
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The insulation you and I put in ? What insulation is that ?
Under my carpet is bare balsa wood...

I don't need no stinking sound deadening...

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Looking at those seats but I have 39-40 waist...5'11" and 198 lbs. What do you think ? I've been told it might be too snug ?
I'm 38" waist.... 6ft, and 210lbs.

I sure don't want to gain any weight...

I'm snug in them ... but not overly. I just don't want to get any bigger or it might get uncomfortable.

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