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The return of #483 (part II)

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by josh-io, May 28, 2017.

  1. josh-io

    josh-io Member

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    I previously posted about #483's journey from accident victim to head-turner. To recap:

    Before:

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    After:

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    Left unfinished was her interior, which had worn out after 120,000 miles.

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    The leather was cracking, the color didn't make sense with the new exterior, and the broken door sills had a poor man's carbon fiber vinyl wrap that I applied myself.

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    So, I found Enrique's Auto Upholstery in Milpitas, CA. Enrique himself was a bit difficult to communicate with, but he did amazing work. Our goal was to find a new interior that still looked stock.

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    While the seats were out, I pulled up the upholstery and installed some Dynamat. I also removed 40+ coins that were rattling on the aluminum floor plate.

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    Finally, the big day came to install the new seats.

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    I finished off the new look with the carbon fiber interior set. Here she is:

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    Now on to the next project. :)
     
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  2. Msjulie

    Msjulie Member

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    Perfect interior choice! Might look good in my car too :)
     
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  3. DeedWest

    DeedWest Too Many Roadsters

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    YES! Your car just keeps getting better and better. I would kill to have the interior carbon fiber in my Electric Blue, but I think I'm going to hold off for a bit. The double-DIN upgrade is calling my name...

    Also, massive LOL at the 40+ coins rattling under the floors. I probably found $2.00+ in change when we redid my interior.
     
  4. josh-io

    josh-io Member

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    It's crazy how hard things are to retrieve after they fall into the "black hole" underneath the driver and especially passenger seats. I don't carry coins, but after this experience, I might starting checking my passenger's pockets too. :D
     
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