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      02-01-2013, 03:39 PM   #8
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Drives: Z4 3.0i & 320i
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Originally Posted by simianspeedster View Post
Right. I have some belt line staining on my current Oyster seats. After 3 years and about 25,000 miles, it's noticeable, but not terrible. I should have treated/cleaned the seats along the way, but I never did. Lesson learned for the next set.
Not many people know this but you can get the seats repainted. Most seats are dyed to get the beautiful colors that they are. That dye which is really a paint wears off over time and can be refinished to look brand new by professionals. Comparitively the price usually isnt that bad but you will spend a few dollars. I love black and brown lether seats the best. Shoe polish and a leather brush and voila all done. white or red or any other color that they dont readily make dyes for is much harder and require a quick trip to the pros. Still worth it if you want to get a perfect finish.
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