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felipito 09-30-2011 11:25 AM

White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
HI!!!
I will be receiving my 2012 Overland 4x4 in silver metallic with black interior and all the skid plates added by accessories in just about 10 days it is in customs (Dominican Republic).

I read somewhere that there was a person who painted in some way the edge of the seats (from white/grey) to black. Also the dashboard.
I really want to do this because I don’t like the black seating with the white/grey edging.

I read one person did it with a sharpie pen and another with shoe cleaner.
What are your thoughts on how can this be done?

moosehead 09-30-2011 11:28 AM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
^I'd be really careful using a Sharpie for anything larger than a touch up spot. You could end up making it look really crappy with that much surface area being covered if the black color or tone was off just a hair, plus chances are you'd have a really hard time with a clean application.

Put the gun down, back away, no one will get hurt.

JETLIFE 09-30-2011 11:29 AM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
Sounds like you'll end up with a mess in your brand new Jeep if you go with one of those options! IMO

mtndog 09-30-2011 11:57 AM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
That has to be one of the most idiotic ideas I’ve ever heard…good luck.

brandont 09-30-2011 12:04 PM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
I don't see a sharpie or shoe polish working at all. My guess would be a textile stain - but I don't know if that would even work. I'm sure the piping is vinyl and may not accept a stain. Actually, I am fairly sure it won't. In that case I think your only option is having an upholstery shop redo all the seams with black piping (or none). I think if you attempt a sharpie you're nuts.

Eric67 09-30-2011 01:14 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by mtndog (Post 492322)
That has to be one of the most idiotic ideas I’ve ever heard…good luck.

+1. LOL. :notsigned:

johncaravello 09-30-2011 01:28 PM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
Felipito,

You can't be serious!!!!

felipito 09-30-2011 02:04 PM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
i just read in another forum that 2 people did that.
and i would like to see how can this be done, of course i dont like any of the two ideas i mentioned but those are what i read.
i am completely aware that a sharpie or shoe polish must damage or wont do a good job, but i am just wondering if there is a way to do this that is simple and not expensive.
IF NOT I WILL DO ANYTHING...BELIEVE ME THIS IS MY FIRST NEW CAR AND I WANT IT NEW FOREVER.
i am just saying that i would like to have the stitching black instead of white/grey because o dont like the contrast.

DOES EVERYONE LIKES THE BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR WITH WHITE/GREY STICH?

jgc4ever 09-30-2011 02:18 PM

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My first reaction was that I prefer black edging, but I changed my mind some time ago and really like the silver/gray contrast edging on the black seats, and dash.

jeepster23 09-30-2011 02:21 PM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
Why not just get a loaded Limited if the piping bothers you that much?

moosehead 09-30-2011 02:33 PM

Re: White/Grey seat Edges Painted Black
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by felipito (Post 492375)
DOES EVERYONE LIKES THE BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR WITH WHITE/GREY STICH?

Yes, it is spectacular and looks like this:


http://www.jeepgarage.org/attachment...0&d=1290525248



You've been fairly warned, if you take a Sharpie to your brand new world-class interior, it will look like this:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...n_on_paper.jpg

jgc4ever 09-30-2011 02:34 PM

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The person who said they changed the color of the dash stitching used a Sharpie DYE marker or something like that, not a regular sharpie.


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