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Old 05-11-2005, 11:16 PM
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Looking for sprayable interior dyes

I had saved a web address for a company who makes interior dyes for Mercedes in the OEM colors. I need to spray an armrest parchment and can't find the link to save me. I have the link to SEM sprayable dyes but they are not OEM colors. Does anyone know where to find this? I read that paint shops can mix a flexable paint for vinyl to match factory specs. Anyone have experience with this? Thanks for your input, Andy
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Old 05-11-2005, 11:33 PM
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Old 05-12-2005, 09:44 AM
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No experience with these guys, but another option:

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Old 08-14-2005, 08:21 PM
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surfing and noticed your post re: leather dye. You probably have found it by now but I just used Color Plus, cleaner, softener and dye and it worked great. they can match any color plus have std MB colors readily available.
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Old 08-21-2005, 01:14 PM
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I went online to world upholstey. They have good solvent and spray on dye (which doesn't run easily like regular spray paint). Not cheap, but worked very well.
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Old 08-26-2005, 04:58 PM
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Leatherique - I had read some positive posts on this item, but looking at the archives today, I see some negatives...

I am in the same boat, I need to repaint the center arm rest, and fill the cracks / dye the outer edge of the driver's seat ... I am about to just take it to an uphulstry shop and let them do it and warranty it
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Old 08-26-2005, 07:06 PM
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you really should check out the color plus web site. I did my drivers seat and the center armrest on my 380SE and they turned out great. You use a brush to apply the brush marks and the finish is like new. I had worn marks on the drivers side bolster and small rubbed or worn marks on the center arm rest. The color I used was their standard MB grey which matched virtually perfect. It is slightly darker but considering my car is 20 years old and I did not send them a small swatch to match, the color was fine. Besides how are you going to get a small piece to send them to match unless it is from under the seat which will be darker anyhow since it has not been exposed for 20 years.
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Old 09-06-2005, 09:42 AM
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Leatherique has stood the test of time

Hello, I have used Leatherique dye on one of my cars 9 years ago and here's a summary of results:

Watebased, easy to apply, spray and clean-up
Factory color matching available, if not send them a swath and they will custom match to your color
The product works, I changed a Malberry (red wine) interior to a light tan with 3 spay coats of Leatherique, cover beautifully and 9 years later = 55K miles and still looks like new.

Excellent product and wear characteristics.
Stable Mates:
1994 E320 Cabriolet 90K mi (Kloud)
1987 300TD 299K mi Intercooler (Hans)
1975 Corvette 4-speed 59k mi (Hot Lips)
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