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Old 10-23-2004, 11:30 PM   #16
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Final tips
make sure you do this in a warm location, I even layed the new covers in the sun for an hour to warm up as they stretch so much better.
make sure when you pull the new covers over the old foam that the foam doesn't shift on you.
remove and replace each wire as pulled
hog rings are cheap and the more there are the less stress on any one ring .
also if yours is like mine when you get the two halves done and back together there may be some gap between upper and lower halves at back but after a day of setting that gap goes away as the foam fills back out and the covers stretch.
Hope this helps and I hope some of the more knowledgeable ones will pipe in with more suggestions
take your time and stretch slowly.
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