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    Default Re-dying seatcovers

    Hi guys

    I have a set of Melville and Moon seatcovers- the grey/ blue ones. They are still in perfect condition as they have seen only 30k km but unfortunately are faded due to their age.

    Melville and Moon apparently recommend that you donít redye them- but what other option do I have to make them look nice again? They are simply faded and doesnít show any sign of wear and tear.
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    Default Re: Re-dying seatcovers

    Maybe some acrylic based fabric dye that doesn't require heat to set would work and not damage the covers.

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    Default Re: Re-dying seatcovers

    Dye could bleed out over time and stain your seats......
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    Default Re: Re-dying seatcovers

    Quote Originally Posted by mvcoller View Post
    Dye could bleed out over time and stain your seats......
    That's a very good point and to try ensure most of the unfixed dye was removed you would need to repeatedly wash the covers which I'm assuming wouldn't be a good thing for them.

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    Default Re: Re-dying seatcovers

    Quote Originally Posted by mvcoller View Post
    Dye could bleed out over time and stain your seats......
    Good point, itís a defender with black seats so thatís not an issue- but the dye rubbing off on clothes could be a big issue
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