E90Post
 


Alpine HID
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior/interior) > Carbon fiber interior



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-28-2012, 10:20 PM   #1
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
Carbon fiber interior

Hey guys, want to wrap my interior trim but I need your opinions as a base for color. I have beige interior and I want to know if silver, white, or black carbon fiber would look good with the beige. Thanks!
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:22 PM   #2
MrRetep
I'll tongue punch your fartbox
 
MrRetep's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Irvine CA

Posts: 352
iTrader: (2)

CF? black always black CF. IMO other colors in carbon look terrible.
MrRetep is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:28 PM   #3
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrRetep
CF? black always black CF. IMO other colors in carbon look terrible.
Does the black cf still look good on beige interior?
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:34 PM   #4
MrRetep
I'll tongue punch your fartbox
 
MrRetep's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Irvine CA

Posts: 352
iTrader: (2)

I think it would look good, it will still match your dash/arm rests and such. OR if you skip carbon, you could wrap in plain silver or something lighter.

I also recommend looking through this http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...light=interior it will probably give you some good ideas
MrRetep is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:45 PM   #5
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,937
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
I absolutely love it







sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:47 PM   #6
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559
I absolutely love it







Looks pretty good! Definitely looks better with black interior :-/ but I got what I got lol I think I'll just go with the black cf cause I really want cf cause I want it different not the normal plain silver
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:53 PM   #7
edirtaynine
Major General
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SoCal

Posts: 6,094
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
I absolutely love it



LED light strips? really? lol
__________________
e90post killed plastidip
Just say no to painted stock wheels

jm3as hooks it up
edirtaynine is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:56 PM   #8
#Tee
Chronic trollololer level 60
 
#Tee's Avatar
 
Drives: yes
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Socal

Posts: 4,645
iTrader: (0)

bad combo, motherly beige + sporty i wanna race your ass CF together looks weird. It also says i bought beige but i didnt like it much so i want to get into the car game by sprucing up my interior with because racecar cf.
__________________

#TeamStretchNpoke IG:Tee212
custom cf rear side diffuser add ons for sale (e9x,M3s,f3x) pm me for details. thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962442
#Tee is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 10:58 PM   #9
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ~XxPornxX~
bad combo, motherly beige + sporty i wanna race your ass CF together looks weird. It also says i bought beige but i didnt like it much so i want to get into the car game by sprucing up my interior with because racecar cf.
Ok so what do you recommend?
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:01 PM   #10
Embolus*335i
Private First Class
 
Embolus*335i's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 AW 335i
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Toronto

Posts: 163
iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by edirtaynine View Post
LED light strips? really? lol
That & the Blue LED light strip on the door sill...double

Whatever float's your boat I suppose...
__________________
E90 Pre-LCI 335i Alpine White
COBB Stage 1 | M-Tech Kit + Performance Rear Diffuser | BBS LMs 19x8.5 +33/19x9.5 +33 on Hankook V12 235/265 | PE | CIC IDrive Retrofit | M3 Cluster Gauge | CF Kidney Grills | Custom BSM Interior Trim | M3 Steering Wheel | Blacklines | Performance Shifter/Handbrake Boot | MTEC V3 AE |
Embolus*335i is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:06 PM   #11
#Tee
Chronic trollololer level 60
 
#Tee's Avatar
 
Drives: yes
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Socal

Posts: 4,645
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~XxPornxX~ View Post
bad combo, motherly beige + sporty i wanna race your ass CF together looks weird. It also says i bought beige but i didnt like it much so i want to get into the car game by sprucing up my interior with because racecar cf.
i have no idea what makes you happy kat, dont mind my opinion. some ppl like poplar/alum/cf/piano. I think leather/suede wrapping looks inviting and sporty.
__________________

#TeamStretchNpoke IG:Tee212
custom cf rear side diffuser add ons for sale (e9x,M3s,f3x) pm me for details. thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962442
#Tee is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:09 PM   #12
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
I understand where ur coming from with the cf and beige which is why I was asking what looked best? I just don't like the wood. I mean even a simple black or silver would look better but I just feel like they are so plain Jane :-/ In the end it is my choice just figured other ppl had this issue too with beige
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:15 PM   #13
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,937
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Embolus*335i View Post
That & the Blue LED light strip on the door sill...double

Whatever float's your boat I suppose...

Quote:
Originally Posted by edirtaynine View Post
LED light strips? really? lol
LOL i like it. never had anyone critzise it in person, other than ppl on the forums. whatever.
sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:39 PM   #14
Embolus*335i
Private First Class
 
Embolus*335i's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 AW 335i
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Toronto

Posts: 163
iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
LOL i like it. never had anyone critzise it in person, other than ppl on the forums. whatever.
Again if you like it that's all that really matters, regardless if other's disagree
__________________
E90 Pre-LCI 335i Alpine White
COBB Stage 1 | M-Tech Kit + Performance Rear Diffuser | BBS LMs 19x8.5 +33/19x9.5 +33 on Hankook V12 235/265 | PE | CIC IDrive Retrofit | M3 Cluster Gauge | CF Kidney Grills | Custom BSM Interior Trim | M3 Steering Wheel | Blacklines | Performance Shifter/Handbrake Boot | MTEC V3 AE |
Embolus*335i is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-28-2012, 11:40 PM   #15
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559
Quote:
Originally Posted by Embolus*335i View Post
That & the Blue LED light strip on the door sill...double

Whatever float's your boat I suppose...

Quote:
Originally Posted by edirtaynine View Post
LED light strips? really? lol
LOL i like it. never had anyone critzise it in person, other than ppl on the forums. whatever.
Nothing's ever good enough for the forums :-/ lol
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-29-2012, 12:39 AM   #16
Game
Brigadier General
 
Game's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lockport/Chicago, IL

Posts: 4,754
iTrader: (15)

I can't believe some of the things people do to their BMW's....



Anyways OP, I'd do a gloss black or CF.
__________________
Game is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-30-2012, 02:01 AM   #17
kitkat1723
Lieutenant
 
kitkat1723's Avatar
 
Drives: e90 325i - sold
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Round Lake, IL

Posts: 506
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2006 E90 325i  [4.75]
sorry mod :/ didnt know this was available! lol ill make sure next time
kitkat1723 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-30-2012, 02:14 PM   #18
cbad335
Lieutenant Colonel
 
cbad335's Avatar
 
Drives: '09 E92 335i
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA

Posts: 1,733
iTrader: (17)

Garage List
I tried vinyl and, well, it looks like vinyl. Removed it within a week. I know a lot of people here use it, but people also use Plasti Dip.

If you must, then maybe go Gloss black. Usually can't go wrong with black.
__________________

| 6MT | ZSP | ZPP |
cbad335 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-13-2012, 02:30 PM   #19
BennyB
Banned
 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Schaumburg

Posts: 53
iTrader: (0)

Hey Kit, you should check out this thread. He did my buddy's car in gloss black and it came out perfect.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780893
BennyB is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:06 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST