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Old 06-24-2010, 02:00 AM   #521
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Old 06-24-2010, 05:26 AM   #522
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Good to see its still going strong Neil.

I am jealous of your black interior bloody beige everywhere makes a colour change very difficult. I still cannot believe how well the Cinnamon covered the black seats.
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Old 07-03-2010, 10:43 AM   #523
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Wow...that leather dye turned out excellent! Good work!

Luckily I just bought the car new with a black interior
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Old 07-10-2010, 07:36 PM   #524
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i want to dye my tan interior black..
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Old 07-10-2010, 08:06 PM   #525
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Good to see its still going strong Neil.

I am jealous of your black interior bloody beige everywhere makes a colour change very difficult. I still cannot believe how well the Cinnamon covered the black seats.
I'm doing a color change from tan to black and cinnamon. and it coming out good.
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Old 07-11-2010, 02:22 AM   #526
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Old 07-23-2010, 02:45 PM   #527
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Well I have basically followed this thread for months and bought exactly the same kit. Only took a few days to reach the UK but the door cards are done and re-fitted with great results.

I did find what I thought was a cleaner way of removing the plastic welds from the rear of the door cards and that was by using a sharp wood chisel. Really effective and left a neat little hole to locate the screws on re-assembly.

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The rear seats are next!
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Old 07-23-2010, 02:56 PM   #528
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I used the wood chisel method as well
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Old 07-23-2010, 03:11 PM   #529
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I've just seen your thread, looks really good mate. I got my kit from leatherique and there seems to be a huge difference between the Cinnamon colour of Leather World . I am sure mine has an orange rather than a shade of red tone but either way it still beats straight black I think.

Starting the rear seats tomorrow
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Anyone have example of Cinnamon and Biege combination?>
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Anyone have example of Cinnamon and Biege combination?>
i don't think any one has done that. not really sure how it would look either. someone do a photoshop
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Neil I love the black carbon fiber dash trim - that's so ****ing classy. Did you wrap that yourself?
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Just went through all 27 f*cking pages... Sick work!
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so did you end up replacing the dyed black rear carpet with a real black one? i'm wondering how well the rit dye held up. did it ever rub off on anything?
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Wow, amazing work. Props!

Did you end up using the clearcoat on your seats? A couple pages back you said you weren't sure if you were or not. Also, did you go four coats then 1500, then final coat?

How's it holding up? I might consider it on my e36.
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^+1 for updates. Also did you use the clearcoat?
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Wow, amazing work. Props!

Did you end up using the clearcoat on your seats? A couple pages back you said you weren't sure if you were or not. Also, did you go four coats then 1500, then final coat?

How's it holding up? I might consider it on my e36.
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^+1 for updates. Also did you use the clearcoat?
Nope, never put the clear coat on. It's holding up very well and the two front seats (because of use) look amazing now. The rears still look a bit shiny because nobody ever sits in them. I might have time to mess with them later, we'll see.

I never sanded them, just put 4 coats on and gently buffed them
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Cheers until later
Neil, any advice to getting the CF fabric to lay flush on the armrest pieces? Specifically, on the part from where you pull the door.

Also, would you recommend painting door panels black as opposed to buying replacements, as opposed to mixing and matching if I wanted a tan on black interior? (door panels, specifically)

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Old 10-22-2010, 08:51 PM   #540
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I don't know you at all but I have to say your devotion and attention to detail is absolutely amazing. This project blew me away.

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