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Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Exterior including Body and Wheels Discussion, Brougham Vinyl Top in Item Specific Cadillac Discussion; I have a 1986 cadillac fleetwood brougham with a vinyl top which is in good condition but i want to ...
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    austintexasslab is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Brougham Vinyl Top

    I have a 1986 cadillac fleetwood brougham with a vinyl top which is in good condition but i want to use dye and change the color. How can i do this? I know where to purchase the materials but I need advice/tips. Check out the pics.

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    Cadillac Giovanni is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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    Re: Brougham Vinyl Top

    Well, i bought some dye from JC whitney once, but it was of poor quality, and ended up drying funny in some spots. So i suggest you don't use theirs.

    Dying the vinyl a different color will work best if the new color is darker than the old color, obviously. If it isn't, it may take a few coats to completely change the color, and if that stuff cakes up on you, it looks nasty.

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    Crazy Horse is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Re: Brougham Vinyl Top

    Rit Dye works really well on fabrics, maybe you should try that

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    Re: Brougham Vinyl Top

    I know this topic has been dead for a couple years now but it still pops up on google so I've been looking high and low for a place to find vinyl tops for Cadillacs like mine since I need a new one also. I found ONE place that makes and sells them, here's their website: The top is only a $200 depending what grain you choose, it couple be a little less. They make tops in full, half and quarter roofs, also for more than just Cadillacs in case you know of someone else looking for a top for their...whatever. Cheers folks!

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