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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2016, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
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Color fading only on drivers seat

I was just curious if anyone else has experienced having newer/replacement vinyl seat covers and after a couple of years noticing that the seat seems to be losing color?

For instance, my interior is black and only 2 years old but drivers seat is starting to get a very slight white-ish appearance. it's a bench seat, and the passenger side and full rear seat are still black as can be. (no one ever sits there)
Its almost as if the abrasion of me moving around in the seat might be causing this and I find that totally unexpected with only about 2000 miles over the past 2 years.

Is anyone aware of a protectant that includes some dye? I use some kind of Mequiars product almost every time the car is going to spend the day in the sun. All of the vinyl is still in quality condition and not appearing to have any fade from the sun.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2016, 10:44 AM
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I don't know of any protective chemicals other than Armor All. Better solution is to protect the plastic with window screens.

http://www.thlog.com/wp-content/uplo...-Car-Shade.jpg

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTk5WDMwMA...5.JPG?set_id=2

the side widows can be protected by something like this:

https://sterneacuradealership.files....ndow-shade.jpg

or may be this,

http://www.caddomineral.com/wp-conte...treatments.jpg

only kidding!

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2016, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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lol - I do like the Minions! funny little rascals.

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