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That's not a euphemism.

The interior trim on my facelift (dark coffee / beige colour) is flaking away on the door pockets. This makes it look really tatty - underneath it's black plastic.

Has anyone ever colour-matched the interior trim to a touch-up paint (even those tester pots you get in B&Q would do...)

The other thing I want to do is smarten the leather - it looks ok, but could do with some light work. Can anyone recommend a leather food and / or cleaning method please?

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Hi Richard
I used to use auto glym leather cleaner and then conditioner.
Then someone told me to try dove soap. It's messier and takes a couple of rinsing wipe downs after but has proved much better at cleaning than the auto glym.
It is ph neutral and has moisturizer in it.
By the way I think we have a mutual friend from Harrison catering. I was working with him a few days ago.
Alastair
 

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Couldn't help you on the trim, but I use Zymol Leather cleaner & comes up a treat
 

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Thanks for the tips chaps.

Alastair - not that rogue Cooper? He knows TWO people with a 166? What are the chances...and still he persists with that nasty diesel BMW of his...:lol:
 

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gliptone liquid leather very good, and they do a scuff match die service for leather if you send a small bit of trim, or you can by a kit and match the shade yourself.
 

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hi, Mer leather stuff from Halfarts is pretty good. I use on the sofa as well.
Could try leather paint for the trim...I have a nick on a door pocket so I might give it a go.

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gliptone liquid leather very good, and they do a scuff match die service for leather if you send a small bit of trim, or you can by a kit and match the shade yourself.

+1 for the gliptone. I got their scuff kit for the grey leather. The piping round the drivers seat was shocking, all black and worn. This kit coloured it in perfectly. It also filled in all the deep crease marks. Seats look amazing now.
The grey kit is off the shelf, didn't send a swatch or anything. They do a range of Alfa colours.
 

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Hi Richard
I used to use auto glym leather cleaner and then conditioner.
Then someone told me to try dove soap. It's messier and takes a couple of rinsing wipe downs after but has proved much better at cleaning than the auto glym.
It is ph neutral and has moisturizer in it.
:eek: Blimey, it's worth a punt !
 

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I mean I ve took the whole air box out and put the new filter straight under the flow meter,but I m not sure if won't be a problem to stay like that
I know that the best what I can do is to buy original sport filter which is the same shape like the normal one but
 
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