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Old January 4th, 2010, 04:27 AM   #1
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Second try---Can it be done?

Driver seat a little worn, can it be re done to match the rear or will both have to be re done? Click the image to open in full size.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 05:27 AM   #2
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Hi Cecil... What kind of car are you talking about? If there is severe discoloration between the new fabric and old, they both might need to be redone. Mine was like this. The old material got darker with sun exposure.
See if you can get a sample of the new fabric and you can compare to the old. As for pattern, as long as they are somewhat close, they should complement each other well.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:49 AM   #3
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Thank you for the input Lazy72--mine is a 75 Olds Colonade coupe. been in the family sence new and has lived in the garage. Not much sun damage. I will try and get a sample and compare color,great idea. Thats a beauty you have on you reply. NICE. Andy
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Old January 4th, 2010, 10:50 AM   #4
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The 75's are sharp and a bit unusual around here - I am sure it stands out even more over there. Do you have a source for the seat covers? I cannot find a common place here that stocks them ready to go. Are you going to have a trim shop custom sew them? http://www.smsautofabrics.com/ sells the material, ready to sew up... They seem to have your car, too!

BTW, I bought my car from a guy named Andy!
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Old February 2nd, 2010, 09:59 AM   #5
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My Olds is now back in the USA California for the time being. I will be in England untill the end of the year. My boy is doing the leg work at home for me all the work will be done by experts (not me) Really appreciate you in put. Andy
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