Author Topic: Best velour source  (Read 158 times)

Ds58

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Best velour source
« on: 13 July 2020, 08:18 PM »
Hey there guy

I’m looking for a source of original or reproduction (but same as factory)

In blue

Any help would be really appreciated


ptashek

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Re: Best velour source
« Reply #1 on: 14 July 2020, 01:11 AM »
Try cabrio.de (KHM) in Germany. They were able to supply  certain velour colours still, and I believe blue was one of them. It's the late-W116/early-W126 variety however, with slightly wider ribbing.

The last time I've checked with them, they had the ability to reproduce any of the original colours too, however at a price of 80eur per running meter, with a minimum order quantity of 100 running meters.

Then there's Steenbuck in the Netherlands who only deal with upholsterers directly, and are a massive pain in the back to deal with. In the UK you have D:Class, who may have some select colour availability.

If you're not worried about 100% originality, you're better of switching to leather or MB-Tex. Works out cheaper, lasts much longer too, and either is significantly easier to obtain in original patterns, or very close to.
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Ds58

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Re: Best velour source
« Reply #2 on: 15 July 2020, 09:30 AM »
Thank you for your help

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Re: Best velour source
« Reply #3 on: 16 July 2020, 11:47 AM »
Try cabrio.de (KHM) in Germany. They were able to supply  certain velour colours still, and I believe blue was one of them. It's the late-W116/early-W126 variety however, with slightly wider ribbing.

The last time I've checked with them, they had the ability to reproduce any of the original colours too, however at a price of 80eur per running meter, with a minimum order quantity of 100 running meters.
I just got some from these guys and blue is in stock. Fast reliable service. There is a service charge for less than 2 meters. I got a meter of ribbed and a meter of plain for about £230 pounds. Not cheap but it will make the drivers seat so much neater.