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Old 04-14-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
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I always thought the carpet on the doors looked a little cheesy. So I removed mine and replaced them with a synthetic suead....I would have used real but this was a perfect color match and I don't have to worrie about water spots in case of a little rain. I'm sure if I had a black interior color matching would be a much easier task. I would have liked to use real suead but no one knows the diff anyway.



I know someone posted not to long ago on how to do this mod....the only change I made was I put a thin layer of foam between the suead and the old carpet I scraped off.... I also did behind the seats.

It's kind of hard to see the suead texture in the pics.

Other interior mods I have done are......Swaped to full power seats from a 996 and retro fit the seat heaters in. (after I left the top down on a blue sunny day ..a freak rain storm..and the rain toasted my seats. Still can't figure out how it rains with a clear blue sky) white face gauges, sliver trim rings, painted a few silver accents(center ash tray, Door pocket lids), cup holders, savana beige E-brake , repainted center console due to texture pealing and most recent, changed all gauges, AC unit, and switches to white leds...I'm working on pics for that one. (always hated the amber)

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Old 04-14-2008, 10:34 AM   #2
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I'm not a fan of that color interior but the mods look good, much better than the carpet. i did the same in my car except i did leather

good work
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Looks nice!
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nice man, how hard would it be to wrap the part in between the seats that houses handbrake and shifter and all that? i bet hard couse theres a lot of curves, but that would look sweet.
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Looks really nice! Good job.

I like that the synthetic suede is lighter in color than the upper door panel. IMO this combo looks better versus if the colors were an exact match.
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I agree the original carpet looks cheap. Wonder what yours would look like if you went with black suede on the doors and behind the seats?

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