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Added a little carbon fiber.

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by rdrcrmatt, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. rdrcrmatt

    rdrcrmatt Member

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    #1 rdrcrmatt, Aug 25, 2013
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    First and foremost, I shamelessly stole this idea from another form member here. He had his rear diffuser done in carbon fiber and it looked fantastic. I can't find the post right now so I can't give proper credit for this idea.

    I did the same, and also had the front bumper "chin spoiler" done too. Here are the pics.

    My spoiler is due to be in, in October! can't wait!

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  2. SUPRKAR

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    Very nice looking. Where did you get it done and if you don't mind me asking what did it cost to do.
    Really like the look a lot.
     
  3. rdrcrmatt

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    The shop is Project Two Customs in Waukesha WI. He said he put a lot more time into it than he originally estimated. He charged me about $650 which IMO was a steal. With the comment he made, I don't know that he would do it again for that little. I was figuring about $800 to get this done.
     
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    I am absolutely going to shamelessly steal this previously purloined idea from you :biggrin:
     
  5. FlasherZ

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    There was a plan for P85's to get that by default from the factory but it was stated that they had some problems with durability, would like to see how durable yours remains.
     
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    Very very nice!
     
  7. texex91

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    Love it!

    Wondering if I should just get piano finish inside and get someone to put CF after fact. $800 for that little bit inside is high $$.
     
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    That looks absolutely stunning - and at a very reasonable price! I believe dennis is the member who first had real carbon fiber applied to his rear diffuser. I have seen it in person at it looks equally great. I have been wanting to do the same but am not sure where to even start tracking down a local source for this. The combination of the front chin spoiler and rear diffuser plus your forthcoming rear spoiler is perfect! Well done. Post pics again when rear spoiler is on.
     
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    Looks great. Would they be interested in making it and selling it?
     
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    Al & Ed's do it already and showed them at TESLIVE.
    I was the first order there and hope to have the full kit next month.
     
  11. rdrcrmatt

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    I had my stock parts just wrapped in the CF, not replaced... This isn't the "right way", but IMO it is good enough because I just did it for the look anyway.
     
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    Look great. I'm working on a front chin spoiler that will bolt on in the stock location however it will carry a different profile. I really enjoy the Model S with little carbon fiber accents.
     
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    Looks great. Did he use the 3M carbon vinyl warp or a different product. Did you do the side panels under the doors as well? Nice job!
     
  14. dsm363

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    Looks fantastic. People want to CF look for the look and not weight savings anyway so since it is cheaper, looks like a great weight to go.
     
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    That's a superb job and it looks like real CF. How did they get the glossy look? Didn't think that was possible with wrap. BTW that price is a steal!
     
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    That is real carbon fiber. The plastic is covered with carbon fiber that is then cured with resin, then sanded and buffed to a gloss finish.
     
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    I saw this in the past on this forum too. Love the look!

    I want to do the same thing, but add it along it along the side rails too. May do the center tail a bit different tho.

    Are you getting wing third party?
     
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    Looks great, I did the same thing a few months ago. I did the back and chin like you at first. I then realized I didn't like how the sides and rear rocker panels were and had those done too a few weeks ago. So the entire bottom of the car if now a CF wrap. I also had the door handles CF wrapped. Now I think there is too much chrome around the windows, so they may get blacked out soon. Just realized I don't have a current picture of it all, will try to add one after while.
     
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    Would love to see a pic of that!
     
  20. rdrcrmatt

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    Mine isn't a Carbon Fiber vinyl wrap, it is REAL carbon fiber, just laid over the stock part. they then used a vacuum form like most CF parts are made, then clear coated it.
     

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