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Old 01-14-2010, 11:23 AM
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Estoril vs Topaz...

Ironically, the center console in this pic is Estoril, while the center console trim pieces are topaz.

They do look very close to each-other, don't they?

Both are brand new, never installed factory leather pieces.
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When we had both colors of hides in stock it was always very confusing for us too.
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When we had both colors of hides in stock it was always very confusing for us too.
I could only tell a difference by looking at the back of the hides and comparing them.
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Does leather z have anything left in either of them?
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Does leather z have anything left in either of them?
Nope. I think the last OEM hide of Estoril I had lasted 5 years. Topaz lasted a lot longer. Neither sold.
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I found a sample that is very close, will be ordering a hide to see how it looks.
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How much does Leather Z charge to order a hyde for me?
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I would just charge you my cost.
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Anyone else want some estoril stuff?
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The only question....

To perforate, or not to perforate.
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