You will need
- - wire in a vinyl sheath ;
- - nylon cord.
Purchase seat covers that are most suitable to the interior of the car. The average quality covers of "Kalina" are from 2500 rubles. It is better to choose a model made of dense fabric that is abrasion-resistant and pleasant to the touch. If funds allow, choose a more expensive heated covers. In addition to providing greater comfort they are more durable due to the internal frame.
Spread out the covers, remove them tightening, made generally of insufficiently durable materials. Insert into the holes the wire in a vinyl braid of a suitable size, which is characterized by high strength and can be easily tightened. Tapes of such materials helps in uniform stress distribution on the puffs. So you can protect them from a possible rupture.
Replace the ribbon, located at the edges of the covers and are designed to stretch, a nylon cord about 3 mm in diameter. It is sturdy enough, and it will help you much better able to perform the stretch cover. Sew it instead of the old puffs. The most durable nylon cords you can buy in stores for fishing.
Remove the seat. To do this, Unscrew the mounting bolts or nuts that attach them to the floor. Put on new covers and tighten them as tightly as possible with the new delays that they did not wrinkle and did not slide. Be sure to check the nodes puffs. Install the chair back, Zaventem bolts or nuts.
To put the covers in a compact salon "Kalina" is possible, and without removing the car seats. But the cording in this case, it is not so much the quality. Covers may collapse, which will subsequently lead to their early failure.
Try not to choose the "exaggerated" cases: with backrest and cushion on the seats Kalina becomes excessively short and a hunchback. Can pay attention to products made of suede or leather, which in this case will be most comfortable.
Advice 2: How to modify the "Kalina"
Lada Kalina — car youth. From the point of view of potential consumers he lacks agility, handling on the pavement and other "driving" qualities. To finalize the car with these requirements, you can use a small tuning.
Primarily spend upgrading the brake system. For car of the XXI century the braking distance from 100 km/h in 48 meters — the result of a failure. So do not spare money on completion of the brake, especially if you increase the power of the motor. The ideal option would be disc brakes on all wheels, front ventilated place, with four piston calipers. Tuning kits are available for a long time Way the tenth of the family and come to the "Kalina" without changes.
To install just powerful brakes and change the wheels of the car on 16-inch. At the same time it will allow you to install a wide low-profile tires with high performance characteristics. Unlike other car models Vase wheel arches "Cranberry" does not require revision for use of wheels with a rim diameter up to 16 inches. In addition, after carrying out such upgrades will be able to somewhat lower the body.
Modify the suspension. To do this, set "Kalina" sport tuned springs and dampers. Together with the previous modifications, it will improve the informativity and precision of steering control, will save the machine from roll in the corners, and improve handling on asphalt and the broken highway. In order to completely get rid of understeer and the weak response to the steering put racing adjustable strut. But note that the cost is quite high.
For easy storage 8-valve power unit install the sport camshafts, enlarged throttle valve, straight-flow exhaust system and air filter of zero resistance. Inductors get expensive, with a diameter of about 54 mm. often Cheap wedge. Guide chip tuning with the change in the engine management program. All of these improvements will allow "Kalina" off idle, accelerate for a couple of seconds faster than the standard machines and to spin the engine to 7000 rpm.
For a more serious increase in power and other characteristics of the engine and change the head unit on sports. If the base motor "Kalina" 8-valve, the price of the sports heads is very high, almost equaling the value of the car in the base set. For the 16-valve motor tuning head is almost 10 times cheaper. In addition, at this stage you will need to rebore the cylinders, replace the crankshaft and injectors. The result of all improvements is to increase capacity 8-valve engine to 115-145 HP, 16 valve — up to 170 HP
Advice 3: How to put seat covers car
Protecting from wear and tear the seats of your car, attach the covers, which are ideal to the interior of your car. Choose a product made of thick, abrasion-resistant and pleasant to the touch fabric.
You will need
- - new seat covers car;
- - sturdy string or wire cut in vinyl sheathing;
- - nylon cord with a diameter of 3 mm;
- - needle and strong thread;
- - set of automotive tool.
Select a set of car seat covers that suit your car model. Remove them from the factory packaging and follow the enclosed to the set statement defining the purpose of each element. If you put on a heated cover, test holes and notches for reclining backrests, head restraints and seat belts.
Lay items on a flat surface. Pay special attention to the material from which made the clips of the covers. If he is not strong enough, remove the standard straps and replace them with robust nylon twine or wire in a vinyl sheath.
Simple manipulations puffs will allow you to evenly distribute the effort over the entire surface with the installation of products, and will protect the material from tearing. Purchase at a bait shop three-millimeter nylon cord and sew it instead of the usual ribbons, located on the edges of the covers.
Do not try to put on and to fix the covers without removing the seats. Otherwise, wishing to hasten the work you are putting premature wear. Even the most durable material, but loosely attached to the chair, to crease, to constantly get off and quickly come into disrepair.
Unscrewing the fasteners, remove the seat from the car and put them on the new covers. Excluding the deformation of the protective elements, tightly secure them on the seats of the car, securely tightening the reinforced ribbon. Carefully check all the joints and install the seat into the car, fixing them using the fasteners.
By purchasing for your vehicle leather seat covers, fit an seat them with extreme caution. Keep in mind that your excessive force can damage or deform expensive material. Eliminating unwanted effects, sew on the back side of the vertical zipper for a secure and fast fixing of covers.