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Old 02-08-2011, 10:26 PM   #1
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Default Carpet Dye Vs. Buying Black carpet

I have an EG with stinky grey carpet, i want black carpet. Would it be easier and more cost efficient to clean my carpet and bye it with a bottle of black dye? or should just buy someone elses?
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why not just put brand new Ozite carpet?its $12 a roll and takes 2 rolls
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How expensive would it be to dye your carpet? Ive been itchin' to dye my carpet black.
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looked up a local crafts store, they have dye for $5/tube. Probably would use 1-2 tubes.
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im trying to decide on same thing, letme know how it turns out if u dye it, ill be going from tan to black

i believe our only other option is stockinteriors.com and its gonna run up to $144 for premolded black
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How expensive would it be to dye your carpet? Ive been itchin' to dye my carpet black.
Try RIT dyes. Not expensive but the result is not equal to what you think it will be. If you're trying to get black you'll only succeed in getting maybe a dark charcoal gray. My wife dyes fabrics all the time.
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NOOOOO. do NOT use rit dye. Honda carpet is Plastic fibers!

and dont get aftermarket carpet... that's ghey, I don't care what anyone says about it, it's never going to satisfy you unless you just don't care about your honda.

Here ya go man:

http://www.ozhonda.com/forum/showthr...carpet../page9

and after you read all of that.... Here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Jacquard-iDye-PO...item8263c402ef

and you have pm

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What's the qualm with aftermarket carpet?
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Don't know what that means besides the obvious.
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Well the last thing I want is homosexual carpet.
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not even going to explain. if you want aftermarket carpet. Go for it.
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i dyed my grey carpet black using rit dye and a big plastic tub for my EG

the carpe came out pretty good, i used 2 bottles of rit, bought some cleaner and such to clean it before hand

the only bad part about the carpet is the plastic trim at the bottom of the door jamb is like held in by clips you will most likely break off, if those arent fixed your carpet will pull back around the door jamb
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I tried ritz about 7 bottles in a big trash can... did not work for me.. still was grey after a day sitting in the tub..
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NOOOOO. do NOT use rit dye. Honda carpet is Plastic fibers!

and dont get aftermarket carpet... that's ghey, I don't care what anyone says about it, it's never going to satisfy you unless you just don't care about your honda.

Here ya go man:

http://www.ozhonda.com/forum/showthr...carpet../page9

and after you read all of that.... Here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Jacquard-iDye-PO...item8263c402ef

and you have pm
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Checker Auto sells a carpet paint. I used it years ago on an older Hyundai (getting ready to sell), and it came out pretty damn nice!!!
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it all depends if money is no object to you, if it is like me take the carpet to the car wash spray it go to autozone and get the carpet spray i think duplicolor makes it and spray it last a long time just makes the carpet a little crunch but u wont see it
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it all depends if money is no object to you, if it is like me take the carpet to the car wash spray it go to autozone and get the carpet spray i think duplicolor makes it and spray it last a long time just makes the carpet a little crunch but u wont see it
Yea, thats the stuff. It works best of you REALLY clean the carpet out. I then laid the carpet out and did one light coat, let dry, ran my fingers through the fibers to break up the "crunchyness" and then applied another thin coat, and repeated several times. Carpet came out very nice and was not a big block of "crunchy" fibers...
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I'd rather rock no carpet, OEM or nothing!
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No, please do. I was being serious, actually, as I've been looking into it. Issues with fit, quality...?
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1. OEM is best. Best quality, best fitment, best EVERYTHING.

2. Aftermarket doesn't fit right. They're only "generally" molded. Not Exact.

3. Aftermarket carpet doesn't have holes cut out already. So if you don't already have some of the OEM carpet laying around to use as a template. your screwed.

4. OEM is Best. and JDM is even better, because Japan kept almost all the cool high end goodies for themselves. That's a huge reason ppl go after and spend $$$ on jdm parts. There's no better quality.

5. you can find a good used carpet. it's possible.

6. I just Pm'd you to help you out.
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bump for some good info
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I dyed my carpet a few weeks ago I used about 5 bottles of right dye boiled salt water and through it in a 35 gallon tub and let it soak in there for 3 days came out great still held up I thought once it rained my wet shoes would mess it up but it didn't best 20$ I ever spent
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Rit dye****
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I just did what this guy did

http://floridahondacrew.com/diy-do-y...lot-black.html
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