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Old 07-16-2004, 01:34 AM   #1
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what does everyone think of this? i know our dash has a good curve to it, but for $10, this stuff might be worth a shot...anyone ever used it? if no one has, ill try and and give you the results

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...spagename=WDVW
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Doing an overlay? You could probably do two dashes with that. (mine?)
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48 x 60 cm sheet (approx. 24x19 inches)
thats not that big...i was thinking of getting two actually...i emailed the seller to ask if he had more on hand other than just the three auctions...waiting for reply
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Check around online and at Autozone first. Might be cheaper per square foot somewhere else.
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im not to worried about the price, more about the results...

anyone ever done any sort of overlay? our main dash piece is huge, and has curves all over, just wondering how this stuff would go on...

i love the look of carbon fiber :P :P :P
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Are you thinking of doing a gauge overlay? Or the outside of the dash?

IMO, Carbon fibre is used to lighten things up, but you're only making it heavier.... If it looks good then that'* cool, i've been toying with making a gauge inlay for some time now.
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Are you thinking of doing a gauge overlay? Or the outside of the dash?

IMO, Carbon fibre is used to lighten things up, but you're only making it heavier.... If it looks good then that'* cool, i've been toying with making a gauge inlay for some time now.
outside of the dash

weight of 1/16" carbon fiber shouldnt slow me down that much...i just love the look
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Ummm...dude. Are you able to read my mind? What am I thinking now...?

I was thinking of being unique and applying CF look vinyl on my dash too. A couple of years ago a distributor sent me a flyer for rolls of the stuff. Probably 12" wide by ?? feet long. They also had some other patterns like cheap woodgrain, etc.

This is pretty low on my priority list but I'll see if I can find the flyer and get the company name
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jeeze...your just helping me with everything lately randman
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Hmmmmm.... That'd be a neat way to customize a computer case....
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