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Anyone wrap (carbon fiber vinyl) their dash trim?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Maximapolak, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. Maximapolak

    Maximapolak Member

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    I didn't want to pay $1000 for carbon fiber trim so i chose the "free" dark ash wood décor.

    I don't even have the car yet (12/23), but the more I see it on the tesla site, the more I don't like it. I'm thinking of wrapping the trim in 3M carbon fiber vinyl. Has anyone done this yet? Results? Pictures?

    Feel free to post pictures of the OEM carbon fiber trim too :)
     
  2. JimmyMcNulty

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    I'd be interested in this. Went with the standard dark ash wood, didn't feel like shelling out $1k for CF. For the right price, I think it looks much better.
     
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    The optional CF trim looks very "flat". A quality 3M vinyl will look just as good IMO.
     
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    I know at least one vendor used to offer a pre-cut wrap kit. It could save some time during install as you wouldn't have to do any cutting (and maybe not even remove the part to be wrapped). Of course the cost was more than just buying a roll of 3M wrap and doing it all yourself.
     
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    Good video of removal!

     
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    Did any of you guys try the dash wrap? I will be wrapping my door handles and like the look of CF, but my interior is piano black. I'm considering ordering extra material and doing the dash, center console and a few other exterior accents (mirrors, emblems, etc). Not sure if I should do a glossy or matte finish tho... I'm kinda torn.

    I'm fairly handy, but have never really done much with cars aside from changing a tire or the oil. Is taking apart the dash difficult?
     
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    Since picking up my car, I've changed my mind. I won't go through all the hassle of taking the dash apart. I've grown to like the stock trim.
     
  9. f-stop

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    Some pics of the OEM carbon fiber trim in my car here

    I wrapped the console flip-cover for the phone dock with 3M wrap I bought from Amazon, it doesn't match the OEM exactly, maybe there is another kind that matches more closely.

    If you scroll through page 2 of that same thread (posts #36 and #40) you can see photos comparing the roll of wrap with the OEM trim, plus the wrap installed on the cover.
     

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