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Old 01-30-2011, 12:30 PM
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Default So you want to dye your interior....

This thread is not meant to bash on those who have done this, but to be informative to how the results could turn out. My personal opinion on dye is that only a few things should ever be dyed. I would personally wrap anything before dying. However, there are some pieces that just can't be covered. Something that is not in a high wear/traffic area could be dyed safely. I also feel that cloth should never be dyed, regardless. There are some little tricks that can make it turn out better, but it still isn't great. Most of the time, cloth will get crusty and "dry" feeling.

Anyways, here is the reason I bring this up. We have a Chevy Tahoe that came in the shop. Tan cloth interior, and the owner decided he wanted it black. Now it is in our shop to get everything replaced. Onto the pics.....







Now, it done correctly, vinyl coated pieces or plastic can look decent. But you have to remember, it is still a thin layer of paint on top of the plastic. It has the potential to chip or scratch. It's just like paint on metal. It will still scratch.
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Old 01-30-2011, 12:32 PM
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Old 01-30-2011, 01:07 PM
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Wow looks horrible
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:38 PM
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Default Re: So you want to dye your interior....

This was obviously done with the seats still inside the car. Got what he asked for.
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:41 PM
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not to mention the cloth is so stiff and hard now. we get to fix the whole thing.
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