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Old 08-07-2011, 11:21 PM   #561
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Jesus. That looks immaculate man!

Do you have any suggestions to "freshening" up my carpet? It is a little faded and would like to do something to try and restore the color a bit (Black)
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:14 AM   #562
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Neil, get some M3 mirrors and you're set.
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:37 AM   #563
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Beautiful job... Amazing persitence and attention to detail.

I like the screwdriver in the passenger seat
Thanks brother. And yes, always have a screwdriver with me, haha. I was messing with the fog light aiming the night before

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Jesus. That looks immaculate man!

Do you have any suggestions to "freshening" up my carpet? It is a little faded and would like to do something to try and restore the color a bit (Black)
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Don't use RIT dye, it's not true black. It's like a dark gray. Also, don't use any sort of spray paint, it will make your carpet crunchy. Your best bet is to order some legit carpet dye online. Remove the carpet, take it to the carwash, pressure wash the hell out of it and then dye it. It will look brand new

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Do want. But they are so expensive!
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:58 AM   #564
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Neil your project was my inspiration. Keep up the fine modding

Where'd you get the cf trim wrap from? You can PM me it to me if you want. Thanks man.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:20 PM   #565
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:55 PM   #566
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beatyful,now you need the oval M3 mirror;-)
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:01 PM   #567
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How is the high wear area doing? (Driver side upper/lower bolster)
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:28 AM   #568
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How much dye did u have left after you finished?
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:10 PM   #569
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How much dye did u have left after you finished?
Half of the 32oz bottle I think. I would say you only need 32oz of dye, and that's being generous.
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Old 11-22-2011, 05:25 AM   #570
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How about dye after more than a year? It still hold up very well and doesn't dyeing clothes?
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:56 PM   #571
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How's it holding up almost two years later? Looks beautiful. I'm about to order the low gloss 32oz Imola Red kit from LeatherworldTech. Wish me luck! I have two weeks off, hopefully that's enough time to tackle the seats and door panels on a couple. Not looking forward to prying the panels off though

I've got a good idea on how to do the prep and paint (getting a HVLP Spray Gun for sure). Any tips or suggestions to make life easier on disassembling the front seats?
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:56 AM   #572
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Did you sand the panels before painting them?

What paint brand did you use?
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:56 AM   #573
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:32 PM   #574
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Is it also possible to paint or dye the middle part of the steering wheel? Mine got scratches and it looks dull from an angle.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:26 PM   #575
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how much did it cost all up for the dye / associated costs? (meaning everything except the seats)

looks really REALLY good man.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:43 PM   #576
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:40 AM   #577
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Looks good, very nice work! The interior looks even better than new.. :-)
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:47 AM   #578
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this was an awesome project to see done
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:45 PM   #579
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Beautifully! I am extremely impressed with it thus far. Though it's only been 4 months, I've caught my pants on it and accidentally scratched it but the dye hasn't even thought of coming off. I'll continue to update this thread if something does happen

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Old 06-19-2012, 02:32 PM   #580
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Hey Neill did you use the following dye for your headliner?



If so did you dilute it in any way??

Respect for your project(s) I think it looks amazing!
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