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    [Mar 28, 2010]
    Does anyone know how you find out what colour leather you have?

    I need to find out what shade mine is for some leather dye that im having made up and really need to find out the colour. Any help is greatly appreciated. :icon_thumright:
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    Not sure, but if it is factory fit, it may be shown up on the sticker in the boot that shows all the factory fit options.

    Worth a look
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    Thanks for the reply mate. Unfortunately its an interior I bought from a breakers.

    I noticed there are stickers behind the door cards...could that identify the colour in any way?
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    It is possible I suppose. See what numbers are on there and see if they match to the configurator.

    Also, it may be worth posting a picture up, as someone will be sure to have the same set and may know the colour!
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    The door cards should have the ref numbers on. Arnt there standard shades though????
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    Sorry, totally off topic, but is your picture growing Sarah?

    It seems bigger :)
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    COME ON GUYS WHO KNOWS WHAT COLOUR MY INTERIOR IS!!? :icon_thumright:
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    lol, maybe! Why?
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    Because you have managed to distract him off the topic ha.
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    YAY!......I've posted my first pic!

    Only took me 15 minutes lol. Anyway, this is the interior its like a cream/grey colour half leather and half alcantara (alcantara for some reason seems to look filthy when you take photos) but its just the way its been 'brushed' over.

    There is a small section on one of the bolsters that has a mark on it and apparently this leather dye will make it like brand new. So all I need is the colour and then I can order it! If only everything was that simple ay.....
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    Yeah its just a standard colour. Theres only like 3 or 4 colours surely?

    There are reference numbers but I dont know what they mean or what to do with them lol.

    Someone suggested it could be called 'Ecrue' but I need to know 100% so I dont order the wrong stuff. Just want to make them perfect then put them up for sale.
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    Just wanted to clarify if it was my screen growing or not...........

    Back on topic, I would imagine there will be only one colour like what you have, so I would imagine it should be straight forward to identify.
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    Get the ref number and ring Audi, they can be helpful at times, unless one of the guys on here knows
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    Tried calling Audi...useless:motz:

    Surely someone on the forums has cream leathers and knows the colour!?
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    According to my book, there is only 1 type of gray on alcantara and that's "pale gray" (code BX)... not sure if that helps...
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    Thanks, really appreciate that mate. What years does that book cover?

    I know that my interior is from a 2004 car.
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    Lol, does that happen often????? lol
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    Depends on what i've been drinking/smoking!!!!
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    Finally!...

    My colour has been confirmed as 'Ecrue'. Cheers guys (and Sarah's A3) for your help/suggestions.

    If its any use to people heres a chart of Audi leather colours...

    http://www.dynamixdyes.com/audi_colours1.php

    (ps these leathers will be up for sale very soon, good condition, and bargain price for somebody on Audi-sport! PM me)
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