Originally Posted by HighlandPete
Looks to me like BMW have opted for the wrong leather layout.
Showed the seat picture to my wife, who's a skilled seamstress and dress maker and has worked with leather... 'boney bum' was her first comment.
Then she discusses the way the leather is cut and the seam is longways, all the weight gets stretched into the one long panel with no real reinforcement. "What do we expect?" type comments,
I don't expect a perfect seat, but this was stretched within minutes of me sitting on it. A boney bonny bum maybe, but the passenger side does not stretch like this and remains totally intact. I WILL get it fixed.
Originally Posted by NISFAN
True they will stretch to a point.....inevitable.
I guess F30AM's point is that he wants to be the one that stretches them, not someone else. No doubt even a new seat base will look the same after 1000 miles.
And that's my point. Look at the latest picture I've posted. The leather is overstretched beyond its years.
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