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      06-11-2005, 09:19 AM   #1
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re:Leatherette issues - testing my 325 in 32degree C temps here in Toronto

As I was checking out this car on a muggy hot and humid week I couldn't help but notice that the leatherette made me feel like I pissed my pants. Just soaking wet, I mean I know it's not leather but it felt so fake and sweatty on the butt! How does one cope in Houston - humidity capital of the world so I'm told? - and yes my body weight is proportionate! so no fat sweaty jokes!
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      06-11-2005, 11:39 AM   #2
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My back and butt have been damn hot the past week or so
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      06-11-2005, 02:04 PM   #3
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As I was checking out this car on a muggy hot and humid week I couldn't help but notice that the leatherette made me feel like I pissed my pants. Just soaking wet, I mean I know it's not leather but it felt so fake and sweatty on the butt! How does one cope in Houston - humidity capital of the world so I'm told? - and yes my body weight is proportionate! so no fat sweaty jokes!
You will feel the SAME with real leather, trust me...
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      06-11-2005, 08:46 PM   #4
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My husband and i just got back from a 1500 mile trip - we both were back-soaked with water..cause it was hot here...I think they should offer a perf. leatherette..aftermarket will have one my husband thinks soon.. or I will have to get some good old bead seat cover to use...
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      06-11-2005, 08:57 PM   #5
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Is not an issue of leatherette.
Cloth will absorb your sweat, leather and leatherette will not.
Might I suggest tinting your windows to block out some of the heat?
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      06-11-2005, 09:55 PM   #6
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air conditioning will keep you nice and dry
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      06-12-2005, 12:14 AM   #7
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Hot in Ohio and Canada ? LOL
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Get some sheepskin vests for your seats
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      06-12-2005, 01:52 PM   #9
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Yeah we actually get heat in Canada too! How do you cope in Texas?
Do you put cloth covers on your leather!
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      06-12-2005, 03:12 PM   #10
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Yes, most people live in the southern parts of Canada where it gets really hot.
Add to that the problem of global warming.
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Even the Polar bears can't cope, they're all out swimming in Lake Ontario just to keep cool !
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      06-13-2005, 12:09 AM   #12
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No, i just leave it on max and 60f . But i garage it all day and try to hit parking garages when available when shopping I have Black "ette
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      06-13-2005, 03:01 AM   #13
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My back and butt have been damn hot the past week or so
I believe the term you're looking for is: SWAMP ASS
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