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      11-14-2012, 01:13 PM   #1
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Carbon fibre vinyl wrap colour choices

Has anyone carbon fibre vinyl wrapped their interior other than black or any other vinyl solid colours?

I see various colours on ebay and just wondered if anyone has deviated from the normal black? (I am not intending to wrap the interior in lime green lol)
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      11-14-2012, 02:56 PM   #2
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Mines half way through being done silver carbon fibre! Ill get some photos tommorrow, he will be doing my last piece next week (the largest part around the gear stick)
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      11-14-2012, 03:33 PM   #3
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That would be great if you can take some pics DannyB

I have tried 3M black CF which is good (just too expensive)/gloss black vinyl and fancied a change.

Maybe silver CF or brushed alluminium or deep red CF (again not sure how this would look)
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Some good examples in this thread I started a couple of months back

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737296

I ended up doing mine gloss anthracite. These are the only photos I have at the moment. As you can see, I haven't done the centre section yet because I'm thinking of doing it carbon. I'm still not sure if I like the anthracite yet if I'm honest.





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      11-15-2012, 02:55 AM   #5
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Im liking that anthracite thanks for the pics i will have a look at the link later on
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      11-15-2012, 08:35 AM   #6
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Mine is silver carbon fibre and looks brilliant! Did it myself with some cheap stuff from http://justcarbon.co.uk/ but as long as you take your time and get the corners/edges right with the hair dryer, it can look really good!
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      11-15-2012, 05:26 PM   #7
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Does anyone know how much material you would need to do a full set of e92 trims?.

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Silver cabon fibre, sorry shite night pics on phone, will do more when its all complete!
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That silver CF does look good, thanks for the pics
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      11-16-2012, 07:32 AM   #10
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Hi. try this place, this is where i got my brushed aluminium. good value. they got loads of different types

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Vinyl-Wrap-Direct-Carlas
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What size do you need to purchase to wrap all the interior trim?
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      11-16-2012, 02:18 PM   #12
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What size do you need to purchase to wrap all the interior trim?
I bought 5ft x 2ft and it was just about enough so I'd say 6ft x 2ft minimum
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      11-16-2012, 02:36 PM   #13
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I think it will depend also if you go for CF and have the weave going all the same way
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      11-16-2012, 03:10 PM   #14
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I had to buy some more CF as to finish the car off my mate would have had to do the transmission tunnel going the other way! Which i didnt fancy to be honest!!
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i got 1270mm x 1000mm for my E90 and it was literally 10mm off being enough to do it all the same way round, so should be fine for a coupe!

Also just remembered i had a go at wrapping it myself before giving up and letting my mate do it so i wasted a bit so that dim should be enough for an E90 if no screw ups are made!
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i got a little tester pack with 10cm samples of 3m di-noc carbon & also some brushed aluminium texture vinyls in about 15 colours. Unfortunately in these de-bossed finish vinyls the only 2 that look any good in either texture are the matt black and silver IMO, even the gloss black looks quite poor.
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gloss black looks so artificial. the matte 3M looks the business, we use that for our show cars [static ones]
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Was actually considering matte black any links to reliable suppliers from those that have purchased?
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Was actually considering matte black any links to reliable suppliers from those that have purchased?
I bought mine from www.metrorestyling.com

They're in the USA but it was still cheap. It cost me 34 delivered including a craft knife and a squeegee and arrived in 8 days.
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try www.vinylwrapdirect.co.uk
arrived within 2 days of payments. find out they were based in warrington, which is not too far from me
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Yous may want to check these guys out. I had my diffuser dipped in carbon effect it came out really well. They dip the panel and then lacquer it so you have a nice shiny durable surface with no creases etc. http://www.3d-dip.co.uk/
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