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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 8:25 pm 
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How does ford actually colour there leather? Is it paint on stuff or is it a dye?

 

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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 8:28 pm 
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you'd think that it'd have to be dye as paiting it on wouldn't last for s**t when it's being rubbed and that when people are sitting on it!

 

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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 8:30 pm 
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thats what i am thinking, i just had an idea but i don't wanna have the risk of f**k my seats :o

 

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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 9:29 pm 
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i think leather goes through a tanning process in a factory ..(dyed)?

 

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Posted: Thu May 04, 2006 5:20 pm 
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leather is only used on the bolsters iirc, the reast is vinyl. Not sure if that would make a difference when dying it.
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Posted: Thu May 04, 2006 5:32 pm 
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GlennAUII wrote:
leather is only used on the bolsters iirc, the reast is vinyl. Not sure if that would make a difference when dying it.

Not true I have leather and have had to replace some parts of the seats ae times and it is real leather which seats are you talking about (model and year :?: ) :roll:

 

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Posted: Sun May 07, 2006 10:36 am 
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with my previous cars, i know EB to EL models used real leather for Ghia and LTD models.

 

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