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post #1 of 4 Old 03-27-2013, 12:37 AM Thread Starter
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Restoring my 4 point harness color?

anyone have any good ideas on on to restore the color of my harnesses? they are red, but do to sun they have faded ...... ive heard about fabric paint but was curious if it will bleed on to people that are using the seatbelts? thought about dying them, but i worry about the bleeding with that?
anyone have any ideas????

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-27-2013, 12:43 PM
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If they have been in the sun enough to take the color out, its probably time to buy new ones.
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-28-2013, 11:13 PM
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A few years ago, I dyed the faded factory seatbelts in an old muscle car. I used Rit fabric dye that you can buy at any grocery or walmart. They came out great and there were no problems with the color bleeding after they dried. I used warm soapy water and a scrub brush to clean them first. Then I followed the directions on the Rit dye. I was very happy with how they came out and I am very particular on stuff like that on my Nova's. I used black dye but I'm sure they have red as well.

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post #4 of 4 Old 04-20-2013, 12:19 PM
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I dont wear seatbelts but yeah if your concerned enough to get a harness, know that as the color turns their integrity is less and less. The manufacturer should have some writing on that about age and stuff. As for a color treatment I dont know.

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