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Old 08-22-2013, 07:10 PM
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Thanks. A complete color change could be done but just plan on re-dying every 3 or 4 years on areas that may wear more. Literally looks brand new if your vinyl is in good shape. Will definitely buy you some time if the interior is marginal. Once you commit though, there's no going back since this stuff does not come off. Don't use solvents to clean overspray or vinyl in general as it just makes it worse and will make the vinyl dry out and crack. Same goes for people I see that use 409, soft scrub or the like. Will kill you vinyl by the following season.
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:45 PM
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That does look great! Thinking I'll try a couple cans and see how it works - worst case is I replace it anyway. Still can't figure out why someone would re-upholster in tan and teal...
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:14 PM
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Probably had a sale on it or the upholsterer had a bunch left over and sold it cheap as a remnant. I came close to doing that on a Centurion I had a while back. Can't beat the lighter colors and they stay a little cooler in the sun. When you spray, don't put on very wet or when it's hot out and make sure your cars are not close by (I learned). Better to do more coats than fewer heavy ones. Spray outside if you can since this stuff has a very strong smell. A respirator wouldn't hurt. Put some pics up when you're done.
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Old 08-24-2013, 04:19 PM
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Wow. Looks great. What a great solution to stains.
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:56 PM
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Have the same problem on my 93. Just ordered a can.
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Old 08-26-2013, 06:54 PM
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Wow! Very impressive.
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:56 AM
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I used in on my last nautique, as previous posts, the results were fabulous and the dye if applied properly, which isn't difficult, is very hard wearing.

The only problem I had was that the dyed vinyl seemed more susceptible to picking up dirt, and as the engine cover had been dyed and it would get regularly stood on, had to take more time cleaning it.
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Old 08-31-2013, 05:01 PM
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I just bought 5 cans for a minor color change above the upholstery accent striping. R& E Paint Supply was near half price for the SEM Marine Vinyl Paint!!! www.repaintsupply.com

I'll send before/after photos before too long here...
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:02 AM
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Hey Bowtie,

Let me know if you are using the dye for a white area of upholstery and if so, which white colored dye you bought from SEM. I have a 91 tristar and have a very small area on a seat bolster that needs a touch-up. SEM has many white shades and I do not want to order the wrong one. Thx for the heads up on repaintsupply. Steve
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:33 AM
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wow - that looks great!
You should do this to your boat.
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