How to Fit

How to Fit Your Rugged Valley Canvas Seat Covers

The instructions below are a general guide to fitting your tailor made seat covers. Happy road tripping!

  

FRONT BUCKET PAIR – Airbag Seats 
  1. Remove the seat cover pieces from the packaging.
  2. Check that you have all the necessary pieces for your vehicle, this should be: x2 back rest covers, x2 base covers and x2 head rest covers, 
  3. Both back rest covers and base covers are identified on the inside with Driver and Passenger labels for their respective seats. This is important that the backrests get fitted to the correct seats as these have the airbags in them.
  4. Set all the passenger pieces to one side, and we will start with fitting the driver side. 
  5. Slide the head rest cover over the head rest and remove the head rest out of the seat. 
  6. Slide the entire seat forward to make it easier to be able to reach under the seat and attach/tighten the Velcro straps. 
  7. Slide the base cover over the seat base, ensuring it is clear of levers or buttons.  
  8. Push rear flap through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base). There may be a flap that covers this gap but will still allow you to push this flap through.
  9. With this flap pushed through now do up the Velcro’s firmly underneath the seat base, including the strap which runs side-to-side, this strap is to be pushed between the upholstery and the trims surrounding the seat base 
  10. Attach the Velcro straps together. Straps will run front-to-back, and on some models there will be an extra strap running from left to right. This is to run down between the upholstery and any plastic trims 
  11. Slide the backrest cover down over the seat, making sure that the seams follow the contours of the seat and that the AIRBAG seam is on the door side of the seat. The Airbag seam has a label sewn into the seat to display this panel.  
  12. Take front bottom flap and push through between the back and the base, this flap will Velcro down to the top of the base cover. At the back of the seat cover the Velcro attaches to the flap which runs under the seat. 
  13. Pull tightly and match up the Velcro on the top of the base cover – it should be a snug fit.  
  14. Return head rest into position through the eyelets in the top of the backrest cover.  
  15. Repeat to fit the seat covers to the other front seat.  

 

FRONT BUCKET PAIR – Non Airbag Seats 
  1. Remove the seat cover pieces from the packaging.
  2. Check that you have all the necessary pieces for your vehicle, this should be: x2 back rest covers, x2 base covers and x2 head rest covers, 
  3. Both back rest covers and base covers are identified on the inside with Driver and Passenger labels for their respective seats 
  4. Set all the passenger pieces to one side, and we will start with fitting the driver side. 
  5. Slide the head rest cover over the head rest and remove the head rest out of the seat. 
  6. Slide the entire seat forward to make it easier to be able to reach under the seat and attach/tighten the Velcro straps. 
  7. Slide the base cover over the seat base, ensuring it is clear of levers or buttons.  
  8. Push base flap through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base). 
  9. Attach the base Velcro straps together. Straps will run front-to-back, and on some models, there will be an extra strap running from left to right. This is to run down between the upholstery and any plastic trims  
  10. Slide the backrest cover down over the seat, making sure that the seams follow the contours of the seat. 
  11. Take front bottom flap and push through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base). 
  12. Pull tightly and match up the Velcro straps – it should be a snug fit. 
  13. Return head rest into position through the eyelets in the top of the backrest cover.  
  14. Repeat to fit the seat covers to the passenger side. 

 

                                                      Rear Bench Covers
                                                      1. Remove the seat cover pieces from packaging.
                                                      2. Check that you have all the necessary pieces for your vehicle, this should be: x1 back rest cover, x1 base cover, x1 optional armrest and x2-3 head rest covers depending on your vehicle.
                                                      3. If your rear seat is a split seat then you will have 2 backrest covers and/or 2 base covers. Either 50:50 or 60:40 split.
                                                      4. If there are 3 head rests in the vehicle the centre headrest will be identified on the inside with a ‘CHR’ for centre head rest.
                                                      5. Slide the head rest covers over the head rests and remove the head rests out of the seat.
                                                      6. Slide the backrest cover down over the seat, making sure that the seams follow the contours of the seat.
                                                      7. Take front bottom flap and push through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base).
                                                      8. Pull tightly and match up the Velcro straps on the inside of the backrest – it should be a snug fit.
                                                      9. If your vehicle has an armrest, slide the armrest cover over it.
                                                      10. Slide the base cover over the seat base.
                                                      11. Push rear flap through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base).
                                                      12. Rugged Valley rear base covers are fitted in 1 of 2 ways: Either with a draw cord which ties off to an eyelet at each back corner, this will hold the best if you tie the cord off to one eyelet and then pull the cord back towards the other eyelet and tie off.
                                                        Or with Velcro straps running front-to- back, this style is only on the models that the base can fold up off the floor.
                                                      13. Make sure that the base cover is pushed firmly back so that it fits snuggly and follows the shape of the seat.
                                                      14. Replace head rest into position through the eyelets in the top of the back rest cover.

                                                       

                                                      Tractor and Excavator Driver Bucket Covers
                                                      1. Remove the seat cover pieces from packaging.
                                                      2. Check that you have all the necessary pieces for your vehicle, these machines may/may not include a headrest.
                                                      3. So you will either have 2 or 3 pieces in the set.
                                                      4. Slide the head rest covers over the head rests and remove the head rest out of the seat.
                                                      5. To remove the head rest you will need to jolt the head rest firmly to get it past a catch in the seat,
                                                      6. Slide the backrest cover down over the seat, making sure that the seams follow the contours of the seat.
                                                      7. Take front bottom flap and push through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base).
                                                      8. Once this is through, tie one end of the draw cord to the first eyelet and then tie the other end off to the second eyelet. Pull the cord firmly before knotting.
                                                      9. Slide the base cover over the seat base, ensuring it is clear of levers or buttons.
                                                      10. Push rear flap through seat to rear (the gap between the backrest and base).
                                                      11. Once again, tie one end of the draw cord to the first eyelet and then tie the other end off to the second eyelet. Pull the cord firmly before knotting.
                                                      12. Return the head rest into position through the eyelets in the top of the back rest cover.

                                                       

                                                      Quad Bike Covers
                                                      1. Unclip the quad bike seat from your bike.
                                                      2. Remove seat covers pieces from packaging.
                                                      3. Slide seat cover around seat.
                                                      4. If the seat cover has elastic around the edge, the cover will just stretch around the seat.
                                                      5. If the seat cover has draw cord, pull tightly and tie cords together at rear of the seat.

                                                       

                                                       

                                                       

                                                      DISCLAIMER

                                                      Rugged Valley seat covers are carefully designed and certified to cover safety airbags within car seats. 

                                                      Rugged Valley seat covers must be fitted correctly to the intended vehicle they are designed for. Vehicles with seat mounted airbags must have airbag certified seat covers. If you are unsure as to whether your vehicle has side impact airbags, look for an SRS or SRS AIRBAG tag on the side of the seat or give Rugged Valley a call.

                                                      Rugged Valley accepts no responsibility or liability if the above warning is not adhered to.  

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