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Old 01-03-2008, 01:51 PM
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Redye Leather seats

Has anyone had good luck changing their leather seat color? If so what product was used.
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The best products to dye leather, vinyl, hard plastic and some carpets and fabrics are from SEM. SEM Sure Coat or Classic Coat would be the best products for leather. Sure Coat has to be sprayed from a gun or can be brushed on, and Classic Coat comes in Aerosols. There are 50 different colors for Classic Coat, and Sure Coat can be color matched to any color. Check out this link: http://www.sem.ws/category.php?category_id=35 for information, and to order, try www.vinylpro.com and www.perfectfit.com

Your seats will need to be in excellent condition, and they will need to be cleaned with SEM Soap #39362 first, followed by SEM
Plastic/Leather Prep #3835, followed by a gray scuff pad or 400-600 grit sandpaper. Then you blow off the dust and clean again with Plastic/ Leather Prep. If you clean it well, it will turn out very nice. It is a tedious job, and the more particular you are the better the results.
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Changing Color

There are two suppliers out there who specialize in dying leathers and vinyls.

They are Color Plus in Milford PA and Leatherique in NJ.

These guys dominate the restoration market (Jags, Porsches, Mercedes, Vettes, etc.) and both make great products and give terrific advice. Both also custom mix their colors. Go with either and you'll be delighted.
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