re-dyed floor mats update

came out great. they photograph poorly, but are a nice consistent black now, and hides the wear on the driver’s mat far better. the other 3 are basically back to brand new

$2.50 for a bottle of rit dye, available anywhere. mixed in a big bucket of hot water and a little soap and some vinegar. push it down, stir it around, weigh them down with a brick so they stay submerged. i removed them a coupe of time to rub the fabric around to ensure it all got down into the fibres. meant to let sit an hour, but cant be TOO black. so I left it until I had time the next day

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then rinsed until the water ran clear. which would have been easier in summer, as my yard is full of snow, of which some is now purple tainted

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