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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 01-16-2017, 07:07 PM
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Fading & Yellowing Gray leather seats

In my 2001 BMW 330i I have gray leather throughout but today after light interior detailing I discovered yellowing/fading of the gray colour on my front passenger seat. I used a general degreaser diluted 4:1 and Meguiar's cleaner & conditioner. These are two photos with different lighting. The circular mark is when it dripped.
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Old 01-16-2017, 07:26 PM
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Take a look at this site. Lots of our members have used their products over the years.

http://www.leatherique.com/
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Old 01-16-2017, 07:43 PM
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How do I figure out my leather colour? / colour code?
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Old 01-16-2017, 08:22 PM
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How do I figure out my leather colour? / colour code?
Go on one of the VIN Decoder websites, and type in your VIN. It will return a bunch of info about your car....
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Okay so I found my upholstry code which is the dove grey N6TT, but leatherique doesn't seem to carry it?
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Old 01-16-2017, 09:03 PM
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Okay so I found my upholstry code which is the dove grey N6TT, but leatherique doesn't seem to carry it?
Call/email them, tell them what you have, ask for suggestions.
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Old 01-16-2017, 09:10 PM
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Call/email them, tell them what you have, ask for suggestions.
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Hi I revived marks on my seats by using this product, its a bit of work and time to get done well but they restore well. You send them a small piece from under the seat to match here is the Ebay link below

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/361213614695


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When I cleaned the gray Door Pulls on my Town Car, I noticed the yellowing as well. After it dried, they returned to a normal color.
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