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  1. Indian Chief Vintage
    Please, this is not a thread intending to open up the same discussions about how people dye or treat their leather -- that has been beaten to death. My purpose here is to raise some doubts about what Polaris told me is the leather on our '14 vintages (no, not the later models, which is...
  2. Parts for Sale/Wanted
    SOLD - I've got a 2014 Driver and Passenger Seat off a Chief Vintage. Prefer to unload them together. The Driver seat was on the bike for 2 years (3,600 miles), garage kept and out of the rain (previous owner). The Passenger Pillion was on the bike for just 3 months. Both are in excellent...
  3. Parts for Sale/Wanted
    Anyone have the distressed leather (tan) seat fringe they want to get rid of? .
  4. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Bought my '14 back in November of 2014. After about a year and a half the leather was faded pretty bad, so I used the Indian dye kit to re-dye it. Here's the thread from last year. Worked really well, and you can see from that thread that it looked pretty good. However, here we are a year...
  5. Indian Chief Vintage
    My theory that the 2014 distressed leather could be dyed and fading kept at bay by using "Fiebing's Leather Conditioner" was proven false. After dying. I applied the conditioner weekly and while the leather is nice and soft, it continues to fade. Last weeks ride and three day barage of sun...
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