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« Reply #60 on: July 13, 2013, 09:00:16 AM »

Hi Thotos

Looks lovely, nice details and glad you are pleased with it. Just hope no ones decides to reverse into it any time soon......

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« Reply #61 on: July 13, 2013, 10:21:40 AM »

The best looking Peugeot 305 I've seen in ages  Smiley
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« Reply #62 on: July 16, 2013, 01:10:57 AM »

The blue cloth interior in my Trevi was showing its age as it was very faded and the front seats were worn with a bad repair to the passenger seat. I managed to get a pair of front seats a couple of years ago but they were in beige cloth.



My plan was always to change their colour to blue. Originally I was planning to strip off the covers and put them in the washing machine with some blue Dylon dye. But taking all the covers off car seats without damaging them is not easy and getting them back on properly even less easy. Then I came across a spray upholstery paint (http://www.simplyspray.com/product/simply-spray-upholstery-fabric-paint/) So, armed with six cans of Royal Blue upholstery paint I set off to change the beige seats to blue seats  Grin

First thing was to disassemble the seats.





And then the beige seat bottom was changed to blue  Wink



As the first coat of upholstery paint had to be left overnight to both dry and to be absorbed into the fabric, I turned my attention to refreshing the rear seat by giving it a coat of navy blue paint.





I think it looks quite good in the car  Grin (the photo doesn't really do it justice as the light was failing and I used the flash  Undecided)



The beige seat bottoms were given their second coat today and seem to be getting there  Cheesy



While not perfect, they are a million miles better than the current front seats in my Trevi. I haven't done anything with the front seat backs and I've run out of paint  Embarrassed  I've ordered a few more cans of the paint today so hopefully in  few days I'll get back to trying to revitalise my Trevi's interior  Grin

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« Reply #63 on: July 16, 2013, 07:44:54 AM »

Very impressive job Thotos  Cool
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« Reply #64 on: July 16, 2013, 08:04:04 AM »

Very impressive job Thotos  Cool

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« Reply #65 on: July 16, 2013, 11:43:09 AM »

Excellent, what the paint called ?
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« Reply #66 on: July 16, 2013, 11:57:14 AM »

Excellent, what the paint called ?

It's called "Simply Spray Upholstery Fabric Paint"  Cheesy Have a look at http://www.simplyspray.com/product/simply-spray-upholstery-fabric-paint/. Several people on ebay are selling it or can be ordered directly from their UK supplier at http://www.fabricspray.co.uk/
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« Reply #67 on: July 16, 2013, 07:58:09 PM »

Thanks Theo.

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« Reply #68 on: July 16, 2013, 10:31:15 PM »

Looking great...Excellent solution.
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« Reply #69 on: July 18, 2013, 11:45:35 PM »

What a great job they have done at the body shop, love the badges, and I am so pleased for you that the fabric spray worked out so well the seats look fantastic- cant wait to see the car for real!!!
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« Reply #70 on: August 04, 2013, 01:17:23 AM »

One fully reassembled and blue Trevi seat  Cheesy Wink



Makes a single seater Trevi  Grin



But I didn't think there's much call for a single seater Trevi so the passenger seat went in too



and the Trevi was a full 4/5 seater again



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« Reply #71 on: August 04, 2013, 10:18:20 AM »

Looks great, I may have a go at this dyeing lark myself now.
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« Reply #72 on: August 22, 2013, 08:54:46 PM »

The Trevi passed the MOT test today with flying colours and no advisories  Cheesy
So in celebration I went to Sainsbury's for the shopping  Grin


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« Reply #73 on: August 23, 2013, 07:29:29 AM »

Well done Thotos  Cool
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« Reply #74 on: November 19, 2013, 02:15:13 AM »

Displayed with all its new-found shiny glory at the 2013 NEC Classic Motorshow   Cheesy




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« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2013, 09:06:51 AM »

Looked good like new
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« Reply #76 on: November 19, 2013, 09:08:54 AM »


Displayed with all its new-found shiny glory at the 2014 NEC Classic Motorshow   Cheesy


Did I miss a year whilst here in France?Huh?Huh??

Have to say all the cars looked fantastic.

Well done to everyone.

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« Reply #77 on: November 19, 2013, 10:02:12 AM »


Displayed with all its new-found shiny glory at the 2014 NEC Classic Motorshow   Cheesy


Did I miss a year whilst here in France?Huh?Huh??


Oops! Ahead of myself as usual...  Undecided Corrected now...  Wink Grin
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« Reply #78 on: November 19, 2013, 08:25:46 PM »

Looking great Theo.
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« Reply #79 on: November 20, 2013, 09:11:18 AM »

The Trevi is looking tidy now Theo.


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