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Hi all,

I have found this item on eBay to replace the leather on my cubby box:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LIGHTSTONE-CONSOLE-CUBBY-BOX-LID-TOP-GRAIN-LEATHER-COVER-FOR-RANGE-ROVER-P38/352238548051?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

The existing cover seems to be attached to the box by glue. I had thought the best way of removing it is with a heat gun but thought I would check on here unless anyone else has any experience or recommendations.

Many thanks,

Tom

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Looks good, I would get a spare lid and try it on that.

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Just tried to edit the post so the picture shows up but something doesn't seem to like dropbox for some reason. So the link is https://www.dropbox.com/s/t4kmaq1909smp7t/2020-11-29%2019.45.05.jpg (and that works....).

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I haven't done that particular job, but a heat gun usually works wonders at removing glued on bits.

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Use a heat gun but delicately and only to "soften" the glue, and work your way with a plastic spatula.
For re-gluing, use a dedicated upholstery glue, I've tried "conventional" ones and they don't hold much. Do not exaggerate otherwise the leather gets "mushy" on the opposite side and might be noticeable ... lol
What was wrong with your old lid? Worn leather or it came apart from the lid?