This is why protecting your investment should be at the forefront of your mind. This means if you are going to restore the original seating back to its classic stage, you might want to consider getting seat covers for the vehicle. Seat covers will protect the original upholstery of the car from getting damaged from frequent abuse resulting from sliding in and out of the car as well as from any extreme temperatures. Moreover, older upholstery also tears easier, meaning the interior of your classic car is already more susceptible to damage than newer vehicles.
One of the reasons protecting your vehicle is so important is because restored, classic vehicles have a starting value and that value is diminished every time something breaks or tears on the vehicle. Once you've invested a lot of your personal resources into increasing the value of the car, it would be a real disappointment to have that value decreased because of a small tear in the upholstery on one of your seats. Therefore, it makes more sense to put seat covers on the seats of your classic car than pay more money to repair damage later.
Moreover, because people riding in your classic car might not always understand the time and effort you put into restoring it, nor will they realize the true value of your car. This often means they may think nothing of spilling a drink or dropping food on your seats, ruining the original seat fabric of the vehicle. Applying stain remover works sometimes, but not always, which can mean you'll have to replace the entire stretch of seat fabric because of one, simple mishap.
To avoid this and similar scenarios when it comes to your seats, invest in a set of seat covers. This will ensure the value of your classic car remains as high as possible while providing a stylish and visually interesting way to protect your overall investment. You can find seat covers at any auto parts retailer; some even sell styles to match classic cars. You might also check classic car accessory websites to see if you can find a set of vintage seat covers to go along with the vintage theme of your classic car.
Owner of a manufacturing company selling car seat covers and car accessories, Dan Bodrero takes pride in the quality of his workmanship and stands by every product that leaves his store, whether it be dashboard mat or custom seat cover.