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    Protect car seat from sweat?

    Im driving my brother’s car while he’s on vacation, so I want to protect the driver’s seat from any sweat. What do you guys do for this?

    I was considering a waterproof bucket seat cover, but they start at $34 and have questionable reviews. Is there anything cheaper and more reliable?

    Thanks.

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    Find a neoprene cover on Amazon, it just goes over the top like a waterproof towel and covers the whole seating surface.
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    Place a wad of paper towels in your intergluteal cleft.

    Problem solved.

    Don't forget to remove them after you get out of the car!

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    I use a big towel to wrap around my waist when changing in a parking lot. So no sweaty riding gear in the seat. On a super hot day, the towel will also protect the seat long enough for aircon to kick in.

    Given hyperhidrosis, seat covers are cheap, but you likely want to get that checked out. Because it can be from some serious medical issues.
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    You know, OP, the W and D in WD-40 stands for Water Displacement.

    I feel strongly that you should spray your intergluteal cleft and other areas of your swamp butt with WD-40 after your ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    You know, OP, the W and D in WD-40 stands for Water Displacement.

    I feel strongly that you should spray your intergluteal cleft and other areas of your swamp butt with WD-40 after your ride.
    Helps with constipation too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nazz44 View Post
    Helps with constipation too!
    ... goes without saying.

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    so, what kind of hoopty is the OP driving...?

    makes a difference in how you should treat the upholstery...

    I'm guessing it's something like a high-mileage Yugo, so it should be ok to just throw that old blanket that the dog sleeps on over the seat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oxtox View Post
    so, what kind of hoopty is the OP driving...?

    makes a difference in how you should treat the upholstery...

    I'm guessing it's something like a high-mileage Yugo, so it should be ok to just throw that old blanket that the dog sleeps on over the seat.
    Back in the day, when vinyl seats were king, you could lose control of your bowels, real gruesome wet defcon 4 action... and afterward, you simply wiped the seats sparkling clean with a damp paper towel or mom's dishcloth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by velodog View Post
    OMG! That is hilarious! Keep this link in case you ever have any upholstery questions. Any! I wonder if they have a user named cxstitch?

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    Try a towel. If you soak through that, use two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ogre View Post
    OMG! That is hilarious! Keep this link in case you ever have any upholstery questions. Any! I wonder if they have a user named cxstitch?
    cxstitch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    "I'll answer your question about cushion foam, but next time don't post it here in the Wood Frames subforum. Your question belongs in the Foam & Cushion subforum."
    Would that be in the bucket or bench seat subforum? I guess if it was a bench seat, it wouldn't matter to the OP.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    Place a wad of paper towels in your intergluteal cleft......
    I believe you are referring to his "ABC" or his "taint"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    I believe you are referring to his "ABC" or his "taint"?
    The intergluteal cleft is, to put it in a ig-pay atlin-lay form that will fool the foul language censors here, is his utt-crack-bay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by velodog View Post
    The proxy server here at work blocks that link. That upholstery forum must have some pretty decadent stuff going on

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    The proxy server here at work blocks that link. That upholstery forum must have some pretty decadent stuff going on
    Don't know, I just did a quick google search to try and help out the OP with the right forum to help his sweaty ass with his problem.
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    OK, at the risk of feeding the troll which 20 other posts have already done, go to your local hardware store and buy a tarp or drop cloth.

    Or just wrap yourself in duct tape. Use WD-40 to remove the duct tape.
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