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      11-13-2013, 12:02 AM   #1
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Interior Carbon fiber vinyl! New thread :)

As a few of you will remember, i started with blue, on my first attempt. I've since moved to red.. and i did my steering wheel! Comments?

(Blue is still on one part, havent removed yet was using as comparison, and my emblem isnt on yet either)

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I'd go with silver. Red looks a little too plasticky.
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Sorry man, looks like something that would go into a Dodge Neon.
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Liked the blue better but neither look great. Needs to be a darker color to really work. Something subtle so it's not standing out like a sore thumb.
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      11-13-2013, 02:43 AM   #6
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Keep blue and red the giants ! Lol no but is the steering wheel emblem the same in non sport models cuz I heard not to take it out just overlap it?
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Keep blue and red the giants ! Lol no but is the steering wheel emblem the same in non sport models cuz I heard not to take it out just overlap it?
I didnt realize i wasnt supposed too until after i did, but i am going to fix it.
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Sorry but it's even worse in the light...go with something classier
Alec, what do you have in your car ? This is a look i like.
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Looks pretty bad, just use black carbon fiber
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Looks pretty bad, just use black carbon fiber
Its funny, i had about 20 posts saying the opposite, i move it to this thread and i get everyone saying bad things
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Alec, what do you have in your car ? This is a look i like.
I have aluminum with some real carbon fiber accent pieces. Considered going to full carbon but it's a little flashy for my tastes.
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But if you must do one of these, I prefer the blue.
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Its funny, i had about 20 posts saying the opposite, i move it to this thread and i get everyone saying bad things
Not sure what you expected - IMO looks bad. But to each his own.

BTW - you asked for "comments"
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if you had red interior and didnt do the steering wheel, it'd look ok
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If you reallllllly want some red/blue in there, I'd suggest going with a normal color trim and using some of these piping strips from Bimmian:

http://www.bimmian.com/ICP
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Looks pretty bad, just use black carbon fiber
Everyone else has black carbon fiber, If i wanted what everyone else had i would gladly go with that :/
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If you reallllllly want some red/blue in there, I'd suggest going with a normal color trim and using some of these piping strips from Bimmian:

http://www.bimmian.com/ICP
I dont want red/blue i am going with red, blue was a test. And i dont want black carbon fiber, every single person i know who does work on their interior uses black carbon fiber. i want something different.
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if you had red interior and didnt do the steering wheel, it'd look ok
Steering wheel looked like crap, had all that black stuff peeling off. And i will have red Interior, the seats will be done next week.
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