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Old 08-18-2013, 09:06 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Carbon Fiber Mirror + Plasti Dip

Just installed the carbon fiber mirror covers and dipped the rest of the mirror housing that aren't covered by the CF cover. Now I'm thinking of applying the CF vinyl on the windshield frame








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Old 08-18-2013, 09:24 AM   #2
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Nice! I like the contrast between black and white throughout your car. Seems like you have LED DRL installed?
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:30 AM   #3
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Nice! I like the contrast between black and white throughout your car. Seems like you have LED DRL installed?
Thanks, the COB LED thread is here; http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/46857-@@-cob-led-drl-@@.html
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:42 AM   #5
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I have a brand new set of these if anyone wants them. 100. shipped in the U.S. PM me
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:51 AM   #6
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Oh oh where did you get those? I'm going flat-matte-dark-deep-black wheels on my red guard in a week and was looking for ways to accentuate the black (or dark gray) tones of the car a bit.

Mirrors.... that do sounds like a great idea. Where?
eBay (search "996 carbon mirror") or you can buy JAAY's set.
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Nice addition!
Thanks and more little mods to come as I get deeper into this 986 blackhole
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I'm a little torn on carbon fiber these days. I've been a fan of CF for a long time. I bought my first carbon fiber bike in 1991 (Giant Cadex). The thing is that a part is either carbon fiber or its a wrap. I kind of prefer the real deal but understandably its cost-prohibitive. That's why I would rather see a matte black wrap or the plasti dip now that they come in these anthracite mettalics like gun metal and silver as well as the high gloss.
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I'm still a carbon fiber (look) junkie but as you've mentioned, cost is an issue. However, since the weight savings of those little parts if they were made in real CF is very limited therefore I actually prefer those 3M Di-Noc or 1080 as an more cost effective alternative. I've wrapped my MDX bumpers/door handles in 3M Di-Noc and loved it. I'll try to wrap some parts of the 986 to see how they come out.
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Yeah I plan to use Di-Noc as well, for sure the back and sides of my GT3 seats. I also plan to remove all the carpeting from the doors and footwells and replace them with dark grey alcantara.
carpeting on the door a sports car is ridiculous and makes the interior look dated where the rest of the interior with the right coverings (leather or alcantara) can still look minimal and racy.
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Yeah I plan to use Di-Noc as well, for sure the back and sides of my GT3 seats. I also plan to remove all the carpeting from the doors and footwells and replace them with dark grey alcantara.
carpeting on the door a sports car is ridiculous and makes the interior look dated where the rest of the interior with the right coverings (leather or alcantara) can still look minimal and racy.
Shall look sweet, share some photos when complete
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