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Alcantara

atimicute

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Has anyone successfully dyed the light coloured alcantara? My Calais V has the beige alcantara with black leather and I want to change to the dark grey. Any ideas, suggestions would be appreciated. I do not want to swap my seats as my car only has 16K kilometres.
 

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It will be hard to make it look even & without any watermarks ... but given how easily it picks up fingerprint marks from careless dealer techs, it'll accept another colour quite readily. :)

Not something that I would choose to do, mind you, I find the black interiors a bit heavy & depressing compared to even just those few titanium alcantara highlights.
 

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Ton of dash trims there in all colours/materials..
Probably quicker and cheaper than dying the existing one
 

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Ton of dash trims there in all colours/materials..
Probably quicker and cheaper than dying the existing one
Thanks Ron. I'll have a look but most trims (dash) have SS-V.
 
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The MY17 VF2 Calais V got black trims instead of beige, no logo either. But very difficult to find.
 

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Alcantra is a synthetic and the colouring is set in the plastic when heat extruded. It will not take a surface applied dye.
 
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