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      02-10-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Can I order BMW OEM leather.

I wanted to find out if I can order OEM BMW leather material from? I'm looking for there saddle brown leather.
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      02-10-2013, 11:59 PM   #2
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You can buy the pre-cut and stitched seat covers and pre-wrapped door panels, I don't think you can buy flat pieces of finished leather from them though.
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I'm sure I heard of people doing that... maybe I'm wrong.
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You can order leather to match any car made at an Auto Uphosltery shop.

They have books for every car with the different colors/grains available to match OEM - be advised though, leather ain't cheap, it was 25 cents/square inch back in 1980 when I worked at a custom shop...

The match is dead on as this is what they use to replace individual panels in seat covers when they need repaired.
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Thanks everyone, I'll contact my local shop and see if they can help me out.
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What's your purpose?

If you're looking to do a color change, I'd consider the leatherique products.
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What's your purpose?

If you're looking to do a color change, I'd consider the leatherique products.
It's for a classic e30, I'm having it painted OEM Monaco blue tomorrow and I want it to have an OEM saddle brown interior.
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Ahh, I see. Well, if your current interior is in decent shape I'd take a good long look at going the leatherique route before dropping the coin for new leathers. It's a bit labor intensive, but I redid my front seats from black to grey over the weekend and had phenomenal results.
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Ahh, I see. Well, if your current interior is in decent shape I'd take a good long look at going the leatherique route before dropping the coin for new leathers. It's a bit labor intensive, but I redid my front seats from black to grey over the weekend and had phenomenal results.
You have any before/afters? The seat in the car are flawless no rips or cracks, I might have to look into leatherique.
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