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3M Carbon Fiber wrap interior?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by lolgas, May 11, 2015.

  1. lolgas

    lolgas Member

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    Has anyone done this to the bland piano black trim, seems like a much much cheaper alternative and doesn't seem overly difficult to cut since the lines are pretty simple and very few interior parts that would be wrapped. Not only carbon but any color in order to 'customize' the Tesla further. Just thinking out loud here...
     
  2. Gizmotoy

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    The trim is pretty difficult to get out. There was a thread around here somewhere where a member replaced his piano black with actual wood blanks of his own design. There were pictures of the whole teardown, which was pretty intense. I can't seem to find it through the search, though.

    Anyway, it can absolutely done, but be aware it's a pretty big commitment.
     
  3. DonL

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    I did the carbon fiber wrap on the piano black console and it blends very well with the Tesla factory carbon fiber. A wrap shop in San Diego charged me a whole $20 to install it and it looks like a factory job.
     
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    They didn't wrap the edges?
     
  5. lolgas

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    Carbon Fiber wrap is like fake designer handbags.
     
  7. tga

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    FredTMC Model S VIN #4925

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    can you post the name or the shop or PM it to me

    thx!
     
  9. lolgas

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    Or $2k+ for the real thing and for what, knowing that you have 'real' carbon fiber??
     
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    Real carbon fiber has a purpose. It's light and strong. Fake carbon fiber is the cubic zirconia of the automotive world.
     
  11. pmoa

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    Haha yes. But in the dashboard, light and strong is worthless.
     
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    Hmmmm - When the first Model S knock-off comes from China, will it be important to have a 'real' Tesla?
     
  13. eco5280

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    Tell that to F1 engineers ;)
     
  14. lolgas

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    I think this discussion is getting way off track. Going for looks not performance. I haven't heard any negative comments on the forums regarding plasti dipping rims however when talking interior wrapping all of the sudden it's equivalent to a fake designer handbag or cubic zirconia....smh
     
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    Amen lolgas
     
  16. Whiplash

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    What brand of Carbon fiber wrap did the shop use for the Piano Black Front console?

    Thanks
     
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    Ignore the criticism and be happy with what you did to suit your own tastes. After all it's your car. I hate dark wheels, but that's just my taste. So I keep it to myself and avoid slamming people who have them.
     
  18. eco5280

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    I agree with you that people should do whatever they like. My point isn't that CF looks bad though, it's that it's fake. Do what you like, Absolutely. But CF stickers/films are cubic zirconium. They look good, but they're fake. This is indisputable.
     
  19. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Right. But this isn't an F1. We all know we're talking about a Model S. :)
     

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