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    Quote Originally Posted by Martino View Post
    That is ace!! how much did it cost to get it looking like that if you dont mind me askin? im looking at buying some leather seats but always get put off when i see em looking hammerd, were did you get the dynamix products from mate?
    I got the 250ml repair kit direct from Dynamix (http://www.dynamixdyes.com/) but I think they're also on ebay so I guess you could buy from there if you prefer. Unfortunately my dad managed to knock over the pot and we lost about half of it so he ended up buying me another bottle of dye to replace. I still haven't got round to doing the drivers seat (although the bolster has now been retrimmed) and once I've done that I might move on to do the back seats although they're in pretty good condition.

    When I got the repair set I was wondering whether to save the money and use the autoglym cleaner and conditioner I have in my garage. I ended up going for the whole set and it was the right descision: the cleaner is the best I've ever used and the conditioner is excellent too. (mmmmm leather smell!)


    Quote Originally Posted by neiljewell View Post
    looking good.

    when are you free to come and do mine?
    I'll book you in mate! Because this is a spare set I've been able to really take my time doing them and it's been really rewarding but I dont know if I'll ever take on such a challenge again.... well maybe in a few years...


    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffster View Post
    Good job, looks very nice.


    How hard wearing is the dye ? (if anyone knows)
    Quote Originally Posted by sam1832 View Post
    wow thats a good job, i dont think i would of bothered with the seats in the condition they were to start

    but you bought it back to life



    i used dynamix to do the bolster on my drivers seat,

    maybe 4 months ago, it hasnt rubbed off on my jeans and still looks as good as they day it was done,
    Agreed. It seems to wear pretty well (although it's only been my passanger seat so far and that doesn't see much use). There's a guy on another forum I use who's still happy with his a year or so down the line.

    Also, Sam, I know what you mean they were pretty bad. I've not seen many sets of 8 series sport seats come up for sale though and for that price I was really struggling to say no! I was worrying what I'd done all the way home from the scrap yard but now I'm slowly getting there with it I'm pleased I took the risk. I think!
     
     

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    I think what you have done ther is superb! Well done buddy looks great! Might have to order some of that myself! Need some black dye
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    click hear for extreme bbw punishment......
     
     

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    outstanding, the difference is like night and day.
     
     

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    i ve just ordered some on the strength of seeing your pics .

    just a quick question ,how long does the seat take to dry between coats ?

    as i need the car on a daily basis.
     
     

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    you can use a hair dryer to dry the dye,

    i put about 3 coats on, drying each coat with a hair dryer took about 5 mins

    so you could easily do a few coats in an evening and then by the morning be able to drive it with out getting it on you
     
     

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    excellent job ,thinking my leather needs a refresh.
     
     

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    my drivers seat is getting cracked and worn on the bolster from getting in, can i just use the dynamix dye or will it need filling as well?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by spaniel View Post
    my drivers seat is getting cracked and worn on the bolster from getting in, can i just use the dynamix dye or will it need filling as well?
    depends how bad the cracking is, you can just dye it and it will colour it all back to how it was,

    but if you fill as well it will be perfect,

    Here is what mine was like: Leather Seat Repair - Using Dynamix
     
     

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    cheers mate that helps, will go with the filler on the drivers seat as i think it will need it, i was looking into replacing the seats!
     
     

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