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Posted 11 February 2019 - 05:37 AM

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Was quoted 1.8k to redo car seat upholstery. Full grained leather. What is full grained leather? Is it good?


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 10:18 AM

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"What's the difference between PVC, PU and Genuine leather."

 

 

PVC leather, also called as polyvinyl chloride, it’s an original kind of imitation leather which is chloride group in the vinyl groups. This replacement is blended with other chemicals to create a durable plastic that is easy to maintain.

PVC leather is an environmental and health standpoint, it is the most toxic plastic leather. Vinyl chloride, the chemical used to make it, is a human carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

 

PU, the know as poly urethane,is a synthetic leather. It mainly produced from cattle or pig’s second layer of skin as raw material. A special lamination process is used to make leather surface which is covered with polyurethane decorative layer made up of PU transfer film leather. This leather is considered to be a safe.

Genuine Leather is made stripping the upper layers of the grain, this is a not a specific type, so if you request it from a store then there is a possibility of getting something else.

 

https://www.quora.co...genuine-leather

 

 

At 1.8K I think it's PU leather. You could be given PVC, really hard to tell them apart.


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Feel so rich. Or just an illusion?

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 01:49 PM

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Another shop quoted me $1350 for full leather. Reasonable? Full or semi leather is better for car seat??

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 02:30 PM

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Was quoted 1.8k to redo car seat upholstery. Full grained leather. What is full grained leather? Is it good?

Full grain leather is the best grade leather, assuming what the guy quoted is real . Full leather may not necessarily be full gain but it is still genuine leather. If you want to save cost, some of the area like the side, back and lower portion of the seat can use PU leather, only  area where will come into contact will use real leather.  you should ask the two of them in more detail to help you understand better.


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 03:32 PM

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Full grain leather is the best grade leather, assuming what the guy quoted is real . Full leather may not necessarily be full gain but it is still genuine leather. If you want to save cost, some of the area like the side, back and lower portion of the seat can use PU leather, only area where will come into contact will use real leather. you should ask the two of them in more detail to help you understand better.

Yes use semi leather if want save cost, can easily save $400 over normal full leather
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Posted 11 February 2019 - 05:22 PM

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Yes use semi leather if want save cost, can easily save $400 over normal full leather

Semi leather - front is leather, rear is pvc... yup was quoted cheap, less than 1k

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 05:28 PM

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Ask to feel the leather.

 

Choose the one that feels better.

 

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 08:39 PM

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Semi leather - front is leather, rear is pvc... yup was quoted cheap, less than 1k

If ur car sedan or suv can get ard 700
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If ur car sedan or suv can get ard 700

Wow can share where to find such lobang ?

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Wow can share where to find such lobang ?

Inno** leather
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Inno** leather

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 09:05 PM

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Thank you. But unable to praise you anymore.

No worry buddy, sharing is caring hahaha
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Posted 11 February 2019 - 09:07 PM

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Another shop quoted me $1350 for full leather. Reasonable? Full or semi leather is better for car seat??

And what's your car model?

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 05:07 AM

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And what's your car model?

Sienta.

Inno** leather

U sure or not... was quoted $1400 for full leather and $2400 for nappa leather...
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Posted 14 April 2019 - 05:23 PM

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just got a reply back from one of the auto upholstery shop and is between 800-1k depending on the quality of the covers and condition of the seat padding possibly.

That is very DEAR.....

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:31 PM

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Anyone know which shop do repair for car leather Seat? Just a tear on one of the seat.

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Anyone know which shop do repair for car leather Seat? Just a tear on one of the seat.

Those high 👠 shoes are leather killers.

Should ask your lady fren to take it off first.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:36 PM

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Anyone know which shop do repair for car leather Seat? Just a tear on one of the seat.

I've seen a place next to leong seng tyres in Ubi, but never used them.

This place (only look see when I was at LS, never try, not vouching for them):

Classic Auto Leather Pte Ltd

53 Ubi Ave 1, Singapore 408934
6293 2384 https://g.co/kgs/4Bc3KP

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I am looking for a back seats cover for my wife car, she used to ferry her 2 furkids in the back seats.

 

 




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