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Old 09-02-2010, 11:19 AM
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I scored a couple yards of the the 3M DiNoc woven carbon fiber fabric from a vinyl shop that was closing down. Now (and please be serious) what would you think if I wrapped some interior pieces? I was thinking the radio bezel, the plastic around the door switches, maybe the gauge bezel, I don't know. I know the vinyl itself is pretty good quality. It is not super shinny, and it really doesn't look cheap. I know some mazda's had that fake CF radio bezel, but it was shinny. This stuff is a matte finish and looks a little more like dry CF then the cheap clearcoated CF. I'm not going to start on the project till early next month probably, but I just wanted to get some ideas, and see what you guys though. Oh in case someone is wondering I have a fully black interior.

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Old 09-02-2010, 11:27 AM
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i vote no, im not a fan of carbon fiber anything.
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:32 AM
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here's a pic (not mine) comparing the stuff I have vs. the regular CF vinyl:

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Old 09-02-2010, 11:33 AM
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i vote no, im not a fan of carbon fiber anything.
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:41 AM
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I vote HELLZ YA!!!



& if it turns out good I am 1st on your list to do mine next..
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:07 PM
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Don't listen to them help yea do it if it looks like that yes of it was shiny no see u have a silver truck and nice rims and autobot emblems it will match ur truck and carry on ur theme of silver and black and Chrome I say go for it it will look unique after and sexier than it already is
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:09 PM
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the way I though about it, if I do it, and looks good, I can keep it for a bit, and if I get tired of it I can always trade it someone...

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Old 09-02-2010, 12:13 PM
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I am first on that list to trade
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:30 PM
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dont be offended that i said i dont like it, im sure it will look good if you do it but im just not a fan of that look. but hell, i used to say the same thing about woodgrain but my F-150 has it and i like it so maybe you will change my mind about it.
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:30 PM
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The dash and many parts on my IX come carbon fiber from the factory.
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:34 PM
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dont be offended that i said i dont like it, im sure it will look good if you do it but im just not a fan of that look. but hell, i used to say the same thing about woodgrain but my F-150 has it and i like it so maybe you will change my mind about it.

I take no offense to anyone's different opinion ever... unless it's about my detailing work, and that never happens , lol
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:37 PM
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The dash and many parts on my IX come carbon fiber from the factory.
my 01 subaru had CF interior parts as well, but I didn't like too much because of how fake and cheap it looked

(the whole center portion)
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:42 PM
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Looks fake. I don't like that look at all.^^
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:43 PM
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eventually it was swapped out for "lower model" trim that was just flat black
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Old 09-02-2010, 01:05 PM
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here's a pic (not mine) comparing the stuff I have vs. the regular CF vinyl:

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After seeing the stuff you have, I say go for it - looks good (not like the other), IMHO.
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