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Is it hard to dye a vinyl top

I found a car with a white vinyl top and was considering dyeing it black. Would that be possible? If so how hard is it to do?
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i dyed a 56 blue to black years ago, i used rattle can, looked good, be sure you use some kind of breather mask, and cover everthing up, o i thought you were taking about a headliner, my mistake
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SEM company is going to have the dye you'll want. Same rules for prep minus the sandpaper... ... Light coats with time in between will save the day..
(Heavy rushed coats will look like it)

http://www.levineautoparts.com/semvinandpla.html
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SEM company is going to have the dye you'll want. Same rules for prep minus the sandpaper... ... Light coats with time in between will save the day..
(Heavy rushed coats will look like it)

http://www.levineautoparts.com/semvinandpla.html
You can do it!!



Yeah thats what I was wondering about . Have you ever used this stuff? It looks quite simply
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Yes , if you can use the sprayable quart size it will go easier than the rattle can.. Remember . people dose those things with Armoral etc.. so get it clean first..
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I used goo gone or something like that on my t-bird roof then sprayed down with SEM blue vinyl dye (part of the roof was original blue, half was replaced with brown from a parts car) that was 4 years ago, still looks great.
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Great, think I'll give it a try. Thanks guys
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I used duplicolors vinyl and fabric dye. Picked it up from wally world. Went on nice but we will have to wait and see how durable it is.
Scott
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