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  1. When you say "keep repeating" that means apply...

    When you say "keep repeating" that means apply Fat evenly until completely absorbed & waters evaporated then reapply in 2 hrs until desired plumpness(!!) is reached...? I didn't know that & also I'm...
  2. This is 30 min after a Hydro 36 hr dwell, fat...

    This is 30 min after a Hydro 36 hr dwell, fat saturating foam/brush 1 app. Does it look about right? What followed was a hydro drive out milkies rinse.
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  3. All steps used "paper and plastic combo" w/...

    All steps used "paper and plastic combo" w/ Hydrate dwelling for 36hrs. Plump & full, it seems to have "filled" out the wrinkles/creases. I'm very excited due to the outcome, would be nice had it...
  4. Sorry about that I tend to ramble... 1) Is paper...

    Sorry about that I tend to ramble...
    1) Is paper towel needed or can it be done like the picture? It just dawned on me that the paper towel is for stains in the leather. None here, I'm just hoping...
  5. So I've found something else to stall the...

    So I've found something else to stall the addition of color...I was going to remove the drivers seat but the seat is positioned over the bolts & if the battery is hooked & pass seat not wired in,...
  6. I will hit it a cpl more time for a more even...

    I will hit it a cpl more time for a more even surface but I haven't sanded at all. The acetone evaporates to fast. Ive just used paper towells soaked w/ acetone until it clogs then another, then...
  7. The set of pics before these last 3 pics are the...

    The set of pics before these last 3 pics are the "evened" out blue areas & what I thought was completed. Please let me know if more stripping is needed...These last set of pics are the most recent...
  8. Hey there! So I just added the fat & finished w/...

    Hey there! So I just added the fat & finished w/ a Hydrate rinse. Of course the proceeding steps after stripping were done also, except degrease, I had done that twice before. Recoloring (adhesor,...
  9. I was trying to pull a fast one(harry carry...

    I was trying to pull a fast one(harry carry smiley face insert here)..Hows the latest iteration? Yes, progress but what I need to know what to look for in terms of surface texture, coloring, a sign...
  10. After hrs & hrs & hundreds of paper towels & a...

    After hrs & hrs & hundreds of paper towels & a lot of acetone, I got them to this point....Which is to the recoloring stage..It was a busy night! I did the steps proceeding coloring, stripping as...
  11. In review, the seats probably are not as stripped...

    In review, the seats probably are not as stripped as suggested. The problem is I do not know what the "leather crust" is or the color/condition the leather should be when the crust is revealed. ...
  12. Well this was far more involved than I thought,...

    Well this was far more involved than I thought, acetone is great for this but way tedious, evaporates in seconds..The blue began to wipe off & the black was not the black I applied & wiping lighter...
  13. That's quit discouraging to find out at this...

    That's quit discouraging to find out at this point the job is far from done. It's understood now & the project needs to be completed but, yet again, more info of the process is definitely needed. ...
  14. Continuing on w/ stripping etc & it’s a slow...

    Continuing on w/ stripping etc & it’s a slow game. I’m not sure the reactions I’m getting from the leather(pic 4). The surface has changed, it’s kind of rough & bumpy in spots now & a lot of edges...
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    2767 Here's another pic
  16. #1 2764 #2 2765 #3 2766

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  17. Received the kits, 1 broken, over tightened...

    Received the kits, 1 broken, over tightened lid(one drop spilled) but everything else was fine. I went to work stripping & with the ph cleaning/stripping I've already done seemed to have helped. ...
  18. Gothca, I was hoping to protect those areas from...

    Gothca, I was hoping to protect those areas from the day to days. Regular & proper care is essential to longevity. Ooh, that's good to hear top coat can be applied for touch up repairs.
    Lastly,...
  19. Is there anything you recommend to use on "high"...

    Is there anything you recommend to use on "high" friction/rub areas(the bolsters top & bottom of both seats) to help maintain their "integrity"? I was thinking to add an additional coat of...
  20. Dry Prep: 1. Erase wick-up residue with...

    Dry Prep:

    1. Erase wick-up residue with Eraser-4 prior to repairs.
    +Should surface be completely dry before repairing/coloring?
    +Any other surface cleaning before repairing/coloring?
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    Recoloring seats

    From pigmented application instructions: Follow up questions are in green.
    Stripping Existing Deteriorating Finishes:
    1. Cover and tape off frames, trims and protect flooring.
    2. Mist sprays...
  22. BMW Z3 - Recovering from failed recoloring via Roger the Leather Doctor!!

    Here's a very brief history...
    Attempted recoloring w/ another product. Followed instructions, attempted 2-3 times per seat & always had adhesion failure (it removed so easily not much stress on...
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