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I had Katzkins in my 2000 Pontiac GP GTX back in the day. The materials were top notch and the stitching and everything was second to none. I've considered getting them for my Ram as well.
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I didn't know the outlaw came in 2 tone. Might have to get a set in gray with blue wings.
 

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The install wasn't simple, but the ram seats are a lot easier to work with than the GP was. I would watch a few videos before tackling it, but I think it's totally doable.
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So, the big question is, how much do you save by installing it yourself?

When I bought my truck, the dealership had a Classic in the showroom outfitted with Katzkins leather seats. The finish looked awesome and as good or better than my '07 Tundra Limited from Japan.

If only that truck had my preferred options, buying it would have been a no-brainer.
I hope to save up the cash to get my Ram outfitted with Katzkins.
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The install wasn't simple, but the ram seats are a lot easier to work with than the GP was. I would watch a few videos before tackling it, but I think it's totally doable.
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Thank you!
 
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I didn't know the outlaw came in 2 tone. Might have to get a set in gray with blue wings.
Yeah I went through Leather Seat Pros. They were pretty good to work with (mainly through email), they sent me the entire product catalog so I could see all color options in Outlaw etc and then just quoted me what I built. Did a few tweaks here and there and then ordered them. The Outlaw colors only have a few options for the tooled leather colors, but you can get any other color as a 2nd. Originally I wanted black main with Mahogany wings but they didn't do Mahogany wings. The outlaw wings can be done in Cognac but it was too orange for me. So I flipped it and used Mahogany as my primary color and black for the outlaw. Which I'm glad I did it looks great in person, better than pics.
 
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So, the big question is, how much do you save by installing it yourself?

When I bought my truck, the dealership had a Classic in the showroom outfitted with Katzkins leather seats. The finish looked awesome and as good or better than my '07 Tundra Limited from Japan.

If only that truck had my preferred options, buying it would have been a no-brainer.
I hope to save up the cash to get my Ram outfitted with Katzkins.
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I paid around $1,000 for mine, which included a few upgrades like the Ram logo and Ram Stitch along with the Outlaw leather, and seat heaters. I had checked with a few local shops and they were telling me around $2,400. So about 1400 on install
 
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How was the install ?
Install is super easy on the rear seat prob didn't take much more than an hour. Headrests are a pain because they are so tight (almost feel like you will break stitching pulling), but with 2 people its easy. Have one person use their fingers to help it slide over while the other pulls. We put one on backwards twice I think so make sure its correct so you don't have to redo it. Front seats are a pain due to removal of a lot of parts, air bags, etc.. so they took a while. Luckily my retired dad did about half of it while I worked from home and would go help when he needed help pulling.
 

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Install is super easy on the rear seat prob didn't take much more than an hour. Headrests are a pain because they are so tight (almost feel like you will break stitching pulling), but with 2 people its easy. Have one person use their fingers to help it slide over while the other pulls. We put one on backwards twice I think so make sure its correct so you don't have to redo it. Front seats are a pain due to removal of a lot of parts, air bags, etc.. so they took a while. Luckily my retired dad did about half of it while I worked from home and would go help when he needed help pulling.
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I paid around $1,000 for mine, which included a few upgrades like the Ram logo and Ram Stitch along with the Outlaw leather, and seat heaters. I had checked with a few local shops and they were telling me around $2,400. So about 1400 on install

Install is super easy on the rear seat prob didn't take much more than an hour. Headrests are a pain because they are so tight (almost feel like you will break stitching pulling), but with 2 people its easy. Have one person use their fingers to help it slide over while the other pulls. We put one on backwards twice I think so make sure its correct so you don't have to redo it. Front seats are a pain due to removal of a lot of parts, air bags, etc.. so they took a while. Luckily my retired dad did about half of it while I worked from home and would go help when he needed help pulling.


Thanks for the price estimate and all that installation info. :cool:
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