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Old 06-29-2009, 04:29 PM
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So maybe it's just me, (coming from a warm climate) but something about the seats in my 2007 A3 really make my back sweat. The leather seems to have absolutely no breathability. I've owned a couple of cars, not Audis, with leather interiors and have never had this problem.

Has anyone else experienced this? Are there any good seat cover options I should consider? I just had the 15,000 mile service performed and everything with the A/C checked out fine. I'm open to any suggestions. It's a little embarassing showing up to work with a big wet patch on my back everyday. Thanks.
 
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:51 PM
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I had that issue. I now have alcantara centers for my seats...don't have the issue
 
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:38 PM
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it's not just you, same issue here. Even occurs if I'm just in a tshirt.

What is alcantara center - who offers this?
 
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:42 PM
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That happens to me all the time but I am usually coming out of the gym. So I would lay a towel there so that it doesn't absorb nothing but sweat and start smelling.
 
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Old 07-28-2009, 09:48 AM
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:06 AM
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Originally Posted by krazyboi View Post


nice looking seats. Helps the sweating I guess? Still leather? looks like microfiber...was this a seat replacement or done on top of the leather?
 
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Originally Posted by joelsindc View Post
nice looking seats. Helps the sweating I guess? Still leather? looks like microfiber...was this a seat replacement or done on top of the leather?
yeah..how and where did you get that done??

thanks!
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Old 08-05-2009, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by joelsindc View Post
nice looking seats. Helps the sweating I guess? Still leather? looks like microfiber...was this a seat replacement or done on top of the leather?
Yea, it helps w/ the sweating. Haven't had my car for the last 2 months as I'm getting a replacement transmission controller. It's Alcantara, which is a high-end brand of suede-like material. They're actually replacements as putting it on top of the leather would perhaps create more heat.


Originally Posted by eddiefury View Post
yeah..how and where did you get that done??

thanks!
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I was lucky and bought them off someone that use to own a A3. He got the work done somewhere around the San Fran area IIRC and moved to NY. He said the work cost about $2000 to get done.
 
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Old 08-06-2009, 01:03 PM
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2 G's????
maybe i can have a sweaty back for another month or so....
 
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