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Carpet color change? (Read 118 times)
Apr 10th, 2017 at 3:38am

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Hi all,
I have enjoyed reading many of the posts here and have a question to bounce off you pros.
A question I have is, can interior carpeting that is in great shape physically (was installed new and sat for years) be color dyed to change color?  I would like to bring the car back to original Burg/Burg overtime, but had been changed to charcoal/silver-green years back.  I think door panels and the rest can be dyed (seats to be recovered), but is carpet possible?  Easier to replace?
Thanks for any suggestions. 
 
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Reply #1 - Apr 10th, 2017 at 4:07am

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I'm thinking that changing the color of carpet would be pretty messy. Probably easier to bite the bullet & order new then you can install good insulation underneath for sound & heat. The door panels are fairly easy to redye just clean them well use a primer & with the actual dye spray when the humidity is low. Use light coats until it coats properally . I did my 68 many yrs ago burnt orange to dark charcoal & it still looks good.
Alan Smiley
 
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