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Old 07-21-2010, 01:43 PM   #1
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Another interior project

These kinda threads are getting old, especially the same projects, but I decided to post anyways.

Plans

-Black headliner with some suede pillars
-Black suede rear deck
-Black trunk liner
-Black suede tool box
-Leatherworld low gloss cinnamon seats
-Matching door panel inserts
-Interior led's
-Zhp shift knob
-Suede Shift boot
-Infiniti kapa rear components
-10in Infinit kapa sub/amp
-Oem aux input
-Parrot bluetooth
-Stained wood trunk floor

Near future, Hopefully

-Zhp alcantara wheel
-Long eurotray
-Dynavin ( after the first few updates/models come out)


My main goal is to clean it up and keep it understated. All photos were taken with the new iphone, I cant find my camera charger.

As it sits now, tintless. Zhp's should be arriving by the end of the week.



Stripped interior, dont mind the trunk im lazy



Black headliner. Used foam-backed fabric.



Parts waiting to be installed



Door panel apart, the rest are the same



Plastic welds were a pain in the ass, used a chisel and hammer



First full coat



First coat



The dye sucks to work with and every step is extremely tedious. After the first coat dried it seems like it will hold up well but still need to do the first wetsand.

Updates later tonight
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:52 PM   #2
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I like these types of threads they will never get old to me. I figured you could not dye black seats? This is giving me ideas to do a cinnamon interior as well

Can't wait for the finished product.
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:14 PM   #3
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Niiiiiiice going to look so sexy!!!
Can't wait to see those 5s either
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Old 07-21-2010, 03:13 PM   #4
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I like these types of threads they will never get old to me. I figured you could not dye black seats? This is giving me ideas to do a cinnamon interior as well

Can't wait for the finished product.
Yea I saw a couple other people do it and i was waiting for the results, hopefully it will hold up long term

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Can't wait to see those 5s either
Haha word youll see them soon enough
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Old 07-21-2010, 03:17 PM   #5
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:11 PM   #6
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rear door panels only need one more coat, the lighter streaks are spots that havent dried

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Old 07-21-2010, 05:38 PM   #7
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:42 PM   #8
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what color were ur seats before? i wonder how the dye would work on tan
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:45 PM   #9
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They were black, the first coats were horrible but once I got into the second and third it really started to coat nicely. It holds up well to scratches and the wet sanding really helps the dye penetrate.

Im sure it would be much easier to start with tan but I dont think it would matter in the long run
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:09 PM   #10
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hmmm..the more threads i see like this the more and more i want to dye my seats...
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:16 PM   #11
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:20 PM   #12
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hmmm..the more threads i see like this the more and more i want to dye my seats...
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Thanks man I never got a pm from you I think I may have accidently deleted yours when I was trying to keep my inbox from filling up
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wow! awesome project.
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:23 PM   #14
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:28 PM   #15
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Ooh! Another dye project! These are so much fun to follow. Good luck!

I like the plans. Definitely subscribing.
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Can't wait to see the finished project.....luvin how your car sits!!
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awesome i love interior projects i had fun with mine
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wow! awesome project.
Thanks man

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Ooh! Another dye project! These are so much fun to follow. Good luck!

I like the plans. Definitely subscribing.
yea hopefully all of them turn out as planned

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Thanks man its going to be raised a little when I get the 135's on

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awesome i love interior projects i had fun with mine
I wish it was still fun its getting a little tiring.


Rear panels only need one more coat although they look pretty done



Front panel drying after the second coat, may need a couple more



Rear shelf just have to order some speaker adapters, dunno if ill be leaving the covers off

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why not buy oem Cinnamon seats? it's only bout 2.5k LOL
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Old 07-22-2010, 12:41 AM   #20
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why not buy oem Cinnamon seats? it's only bout 2.5k LOL
well you answered your own question so...
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