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Old 12-24-2011, 05:06 AM
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What color is the black I seen landau or satin???

Btw quarter28 Ur car looks great with those wheels!!
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Old 12-24-2011, 08:46 AM
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Nice job!

Do the sills just pop off/snap on?
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Old 12-24-2011, 09:00 AM
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:49 AM
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Found this link to SEM products on ebay:

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Old 12-25-2011, 05:51 AM
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Hey all, just redid mine interior trim pieces as well. Easy job really and the SEM paint is perfect. For all those doing a GREY interior like mine, the SEM color to use for a perfect match is PRESIDIO GREY. Good luck and merry xmas!
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Old 12-25-2011, 08:53 AM
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Old 12-25-2011, 09:38 AM
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Just finished my grey interior pieces with SEM paint. Looks great and easy to do. The perfect colour match with SEM for grey trim is PRESIDIO. Cheers!
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:09 AM
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:12 AM
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I did some of mine also last week. Color matches up great. Haven't had time to finish yet.
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Old 12-26-2011, 07:57 AM
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Old 12-26-2011, 08:25 AM
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I peeled off the remaining rubber on the sills only. Warm air from a hair dryer helps. I didn't find an elegant way, other than rubbing it off with my fingers.

On the pillars, i just did some light sanding and left the rubberized coating.
This what I've been contemplating doing. Why not just peel it all off in the high-contact areas like the door sills and leave it that way? I don't like that cheesy finish anyway, which will inevitably start to peel again anyway.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:33 AM
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Do anyone know of any leather restoration kits that brings the color back? My driver seat has a little wear. Grey is starting to fade along the sides.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:36 AM
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That spray is for leather and vinyl also. I used a little on my driver seat since it was pretty beat.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:41 AM
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It worked out pretty good for the little piece that I did. Ill give Some pics when I fully redo everything. Just make sure you put on light coats with leather.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:51 PM
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Got my paint today from a local Carquest Auto Parts. I'll post back in a few days. "Light Buckskin" SEM#15093 is my color. Its a few shades lighter than the "Camel" The Fly used. SEM says this stuff can be used on carpet, thats pretty interesting.
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Old 01-04-2012, 03:32 AM
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Got my paint today from a local Carquest Auto Parts. I'll post back in a few days. "Light Buckskin" SEM#15093 is my color. Its a few shades lighter than the "Camel" The Fly used. SEM says this stuff can be used on carpet, thats pretty interesting.
In my previous car i used it to renovate the carpets... It worked so great that I decided to use it even for the door panels.... It was Black colour. The only problem is that the smell last for a little more time than in plastic components. It bothered me a lot because in the instructions the fabricant says that it can cause health problems or even cancer Lol.........!

But the results were amazing. Sorry, no pics...
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Wow! Beautiful job! How does that paint hold up on the everyday wear n' tear??
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:02 AM
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Wow! Beautiful job! How does that paint hold up on the everyday wear n' tear??
I've had my refinished pieces in for 6 weeks so far and they still look great! It's a traditional matte finish without the rubberized coating so I expect it to stay that way.
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:04 AM
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This what I've been contemplating doing. Why not just peel it all off in the high-contact areas like the door sills and leave it that way? I don't like that cheesy finish anyway, which will inevitably start to peel again anyway.
You could try peeling it all off, but the finish underneath will be shinier than stock. Also, I doubt you'd be able to peel off the stuff on the pillars as they tend to adhere better for whatever reason.
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The EXACT color interior I have and the EXACT problem I have had with my interior. Particularly in the back where my boys shoes have rubbed whatever in the hell you call that BS that BMW applied! I mean seriously? A $90k car having this type of issue is absurd!

Guess I gotta get some of this and get to spraying...

Great Info and Great Job! Thx a ton for sharing.

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The fly how did you get the panels in between the 2 doors out ? Also is there a way to take out the side panels in the rear by the seat belts along the sides of the 2 rear doors?
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