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Old 11-10-2009, 02:31 PM   #1
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scuffed console and arm rests

grateful for any thoughts on a less expensive route to dealing with these unsightly blemishes on my seal grey boxster than going for a respray.
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Old 11-11-2009, 04:33 AM   #2
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you could do it urself using something like that. im not sure which rubberized spray 3m has that is just like our interior... but you could always order a couple and use the one that matches.
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:52 AM   #3
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Are you talking about the ruberized coating on the console?

If so mine was all scratched as well. I took out the console and removed all the rubber. It looks 100% better and now matches the ash tray. It has a nice texture under that awful coating. My arm rests were already free of any rubber when I got it.

I used hot water and a green scouring pad to remove it. Took a good hour of scrubbing in the kitchen sink. I also used some alcohol which seemed to help. The key was the hot water.
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:18 AM   #4
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and the answer to your question is here:

I did it myself and it looks great and it's not too hard to do
I will tackle the center console next
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:49 AM   #5
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I agree with Chris...here's my door pockets covered in leather.
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