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Old 07-31-10, 10:04 PM
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the door handles look good I thought about doing that.... I even took them out. then the idea of my gfs nails ****ing that **** up popped into my head.
The gauge cluster bezel looks poorly done not feelin it
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Old 07-31-10, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by windex View Post
The gauge cluster bezel looks poorly done not feelin it
i have to agree.

the section of the bezel where it meets the steering column shaft tunnel looks ragged and poorly done from the amount of folding and tucking you had to do w/ the carbon fiber wrap in order to get it to wrap around.
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Old 07-31-10, 10:23 PM
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You didn't go crazy with the carbon? Is that a joke? You have a carbon fiber vented hood lol. And I just noticed the chrome trim around the headlights....arghh please kill it with fire!
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Old 07-31-10, 10:40 PM
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I like the gauge bezel, unsure about the door handle area though. Nice wrappping skills though!
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Old 07-31-10, 11:04 PM
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Looks good, what happened to your F-Sport Calipers?
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Looks good, what happened to your F-Sport Calipers?
He made this thread before his introduction thread.
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Old 08-01-10, 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by uz07lex View Post
That is correct the 3m has a dry carbon look but you could always spray a clear over the 3m to give it more of a shine.

That's incorrect. I have looked at the entire DI-NOC catalog. There are HUNDREDS of different patterns in it. In addition to the dry carbon, there is also a shiny/coated carbon and a silver/white carbon.
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Old 08-01-10, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by windex View Post
the door handles look good I thought about doing that.... I even took them out. then the idea of my gfs nails ****ing that **** up popped into my head.
The gauge cluster bezel looks poorly done not feelin it
The door handels were easy. Go ahead and do it if her nails do mess it up take it off. But i think it adds to the interior.

Originally Posted by projectdna View Post
i have to agree.

the section of the bezel where it meets the steering column shaft tunnel looks ragged and poorly done from the amount of folding and tucking you had to do w/ the carbon fiber wrap in order to get it to wrap around.
This was really hard to wrap but I did learn a cople of things when I did this. I think ill rewrap it when I have some more spare time. I like it now but not totally happy with it.

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I like the gauge bezel, unsure about the door handle area though. Nice wrappping skills though!
Thank you. Hay practice makes perfect but im not completly there yet.

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Looks good, what happened to your F-Sport Calipers?
There hiding just jk its a old post that I just updated.

Originally Posted by ernestfyu View Post
He made this thread before his introduction thread.
This is very true thanks.

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That's incorrect. I have looked at the entire DI-NOC catalog. There are HUNDREDS of different patterns in it. In addition to the dry carbon, there is also a shiny/coated carbon and a silver/white carbon.
Now this I was told by a painter from a body shop. Now he said that hes cleared this before and I trust him because I really know him. I know for a fact that hes cleared over the other types of materials. But it does also come in other forms (shiney , different colors)
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Old 08-01-10, 07:28 PM
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the cf lines in the ash tray don't follow the rest, & think you should have done the cup holder.
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love that cf centre console piece!
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