Legendary did my C seats and they are fabulous. I highly recommend you go that route. 300’ly, Rob Kern
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2018 10:23 PM
Subject: [Chrysler300] 1957 300C Leather Seats -Replace leather Seat Covers
After 61 years, the leather in
our 1957 300C front seat needs new stitching, new foam and the springs need to
be repaired. We had hoped to keep our 300 as original as possible, but the
seats need to be repaired before the stitching gives
We took the 300C to the
National WPC Meet in Tacoma last August 2017 and was awarded the President’s Cup
for the Best original car. We always wondered if we should
replace the leather seats in both the front and back. Our local car club friends
said to leave it all original.
Since Gary Goers is no longer
able to do the leather seats, we went to our local upholstery shop and asked
them about sowing up the front seat, adding new foam and
fixing the springs. They said the leather is too hard and brittle and almost
impossible to stitch. They suggested we replace the leather. I guess it is about
time to do that.
I asked the Beaverton Auto
Upholstery owner to call Legendary as we wanted a leather that matched the
original Beige leather. “Rich” at Legendary
sent a sample to Beaverton Auto Upholstery and said the cost
is about $3,000.00 for both seats. Legendary said it would take 4 to 8 weeks to
get them done.
My concern is whether the color
and thickness of the leather from Legendary is comparable to that used by
Also, we plan to replace the
Black, loop-pile type carpet including the vinyl heel pad.
Beaverton Upholstery said the
rest of the interior is in excellent condition including the Vinyl seat backs,
door panels and head liner.
Legendary supplied the front
seat upholstery for our1970 300 Convertible in December 2015 which we are very
We would like to drive our 300
to the Spring Meet, May 14-18, at Rohnert Park in California..
Do you have any thoughts or
Posted by: "Rob Kern" <robkern@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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