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Old 11-09-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
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Updating interior trim

Hey guys,

Just wondering if anyone has tried wrapping their interior woodgrain trim in CF. Been looking at 3M wrap on ebay and wanted to know if anybody has used it, or any other product, and what results you achieved/difficulty.

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Old 11-09-2011, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:31 PM   #3
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Its been done before, i have it on my car and love it
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:32 PM   #4
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Dont you already have black carbon cube which came standard on m-sports ?

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Old 11-09-2011, 10:45 PM   #5
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Look outside of the Australian section. Everyone with woodgrain has used the carbon vinyl. Search is your friend.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:47 PM   #6
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That stuff actually looks pretty good. I wonder if you can get vinyl wrap with fluff dice motiff?
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:00 PM   #7
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how much would it cost for someone to carbon wrap interior? Any ideas?
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:06 PM   #8
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That guy from Carbon Demon that was at our last coffee meet does some pretty good vinyl wrapping, maybe give him a call and get a quote.
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:17 PM   #9
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I've done it myself..

Door trims are pretty easy.. As well as the large pieces around the dash..
Just be patient with getting all the bubbles out..

The piece that was hard to do for me was the trim around the Gear shift.. So damn hard that I havnt completed it yet..

Your in Melbourne? come to the meeting on Sunday, I bought quite alot from eBay, I'll give ya a roll to play around with if you like..

And if you do find someone in Melbourne that we can pay decent $$ then let me know!!


Fgin, you coming to the meet?
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:48 PM   #10
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Gumby...What colour car is yours? Grey Green?
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Old 11-10-2011, 01:01 AM   #11
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Cheers for the link Constantine. Pretty helpful. And my car is Metallic Silbergrau (silver/grey)

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Dont you already have black carbon cube which came standard on m-sports ?
I probably should have it, but the first two owners were both over the age of 60, so i cant imagine that carbon fiber was really there thing. Currently have the ebony wood-grain. I like it more than the standard, but being a sport-model, i want something a bit sharper.

Taking my car in to get repaired in a few days, got smashed into about 2 weeks ago, so might have to give it a shot when i get it back.

Thanks again for the info to anybody I missed

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Old 11-10-2011, 06:17 AM   #12
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Cheers for the link Constantine. Pretty helpful. And my car is Metallic Silbergrau (silver/grey)



I probably should have it, but the first two owners were both over the age of 60, so i cant imagine that carbon fiber was really there thing. Currently have the ebony wood-grain. I like it more than the standard, but being a sport-model, i want something a bit sharper.

Taking my car in to get repaired in a few days, got smashed into about 2 weeks ago, so might have to give it a shot when i get it back.

Thanks again for the info to anybody I missed

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I'm thinking the ebony woodgrain would fetch some good $$ maybe put it up on eBay with a highish reserve and you may be able to buy a new set. Cube was always my preferred trim but carbon looks good too.
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:02 AM   #13
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Cheers for the link Constantine. Pretty helpful. And my car is Metallic Silbergrau (silver/grey)



I probably should have it, but the first two owners were both over the age of 60, so i cant imagine that carbon fiber was really there thing. Currently have the ebony wood-grain. I like it more than the standard, but being a sport-model, i want something a bit sharper.

Taking my car in to get repaired in a few days, got smashed into about 2 weeks ago, so might have to give it a shot when i get it back.

Thanks again for the info to anybody I missed

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what did you end up doing? if you still planning on putting the trims up for sale ...=)
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:04 AM   #14
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am i the only old fart that still has their woodgrain?
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:47 AM   #15
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am i the only old fart that still has their woodgrain?

haha ive still got the woodgrain, a big fan of it, i understand the approach to make the interior look sharp/sporty/modern witht he cubed or the carbon fiber.

to me woodgrain has class. ive got the light maple currently installed but with a few cosmetic flaws, looking for anyone selling woodgrain trims to replace what i have.

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Old 11-14-2011, 06:15 AM   #16
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haha ive still got the woodgrain, a big fan of it, i understand the approach to make the interior look sharp/sporty/modern witht he cubed or the carbon fiber.

to me woodgrain has class. ive got the light maple currently installed but with a few cosmetic flaws, looking for anyone selling woodgrain trims to replace what i have.

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Same i love it. Carbon would make me feel as if i'm in a Ford Fiesta.
Woodgrain does get shabby though mine is battered from my long nails, bling & possibly stiletto marks
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Old 11-14-2011, 06:30 AM   #17
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Same i love it. Carbon would make me feel as if i'm in a Ford Fiesta.
Woodgrain does get shabby though mine is battered from my long nails, bling & possibly stiletto marks
Would be interested in the story behind your shoes damaging you trim...
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Old 11-14-2011, 06:30 AM   #18
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Or, you could spend your time looking through your windows and enjoying your ride. That's what I do. Works in the states just fine...maybe not down there.

I use a product called "Invisible Glass"--a fine concoction of different solvents that makes my glass invisible, virtually. It's almost like I can see through it.

I'm having a deja vu. Didn't I just mention this in another thread somewhere.

If people, including you, are bothered by such an aesthetic in your moving appliance, you should just instead focus on the beauty in all the pieces under the shell. Your car is horribly ugly, get over it. Fortunately, it's not as ugly as mine. Can you imagine anything worse than Beige inside Fern Green Metallic? I have to live with that everyday. Just about 4.5 years into my ownership, I realized that most of the time I was in it, I wasn't looking at it, but through the glass. Amazing stuff that glass stuff--an amorphous solid--not really liquid, not really solid, you can make them a gas, I hear, by doing the windscreen delete.

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Same i love it. Carbon would make me feel as if i'm in a Ford Fiesta.
Woodgrain does get shabby though mine is battered from my long nails, bling & possibly stiletto marks
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nice try
Didn't we talk about your sig before? You need to go back to this place with higher megapixel camera and get a slightly tighter shot on your car!

Reminds me of a wall in Barcelona at a popular skateboarding spot. Where is that place? /threadjack!
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