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Old 09-10-2015, 03:52 PM   #1
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The evolution of my interior



Went from this.



Too this.



And finally too this. I dyed the dash black, changed the wheel, airbag and added a double din GPS unit. I love the way it turned out. What do you guys think?

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Looks great!
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Its like a new car!
What steering wheel and airbag is that?
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So...so much better
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Wow... very nice. Plus, you did it yourself and the way you wanted it. The steering wheel and airbag are two of the best mods IMHO.
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Old 09-10-2015, 04:56 PM   #6
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Its like a new car!
What steering wheel and airbag is that?
The steering wheel is a regular three spoke recovered and padded by Carsdream. The airbag is the leather Porsche three spoke model. I'd like to thank Chuck W for telling me about Carsdream and giving me a great deal on the GPS receiver.
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Crap, I want a double DIN now...
I hate that forum
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Great job. Looks amazing!
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Thanks guys! It has taking me a few years to get this far. It looks even better at night thanks to particlewave hooking me up with some blue LEDs in the climate control and buttons
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Definitely better without the red!
The all blue interior lighting makes it feel much more modern, too. Glad to help
How about another picture of the interior lit up?
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Like the wheel - a lot.
Would have kept the distinctive red though, (perhaps with a re-dye) over the more generic black. But it looks well done, and if it suits your taste then power to ya and props on the job.
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Like the wheel - a lot.
Would have kept the distinctive red though, (perhaps with a re-dye) over the more generic black. But it looks well done, and if it suits your taste then power to ya and props on the job.
Thanks. Well I liked the red, but. The seats were trashed, the carpet was pink and the leather was faded. I got a great deal on the black seats and went on from there. I got a black carpet and roll pads from woody. Then I was going to re dye the dash and door panels red. But I really didn't care for the two tone look so I just went with all black. I kinda had inspiration from a 996 turbo interior. It now looks quite a bit like one. If only adding the extra 250 hp was as easy and affordable
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Very nice, I do like the 3 spoke steering wheel, as opposed to the 4 spoke.
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Old 09-11-2015, 04:55 PM   #14
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Here is a night shot with my phone. Sorry about the quality.
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That looks great!
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How much did that set you back? It looks terrific. Cost of padding the steering wheel and dying the dash. I did the interior and the shell of the bucket seats in silver like the car.
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Old 09-13-2015, 06:39 AM   #17
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Looks great. Did you die the dash with it still in the car?
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How much did that set you back? It looks terrific. Cost of padding the steering wheel and dying the dash. I did the interior and the shell of the bucket seats in silver like the car.
I think the dye cost around $75 for the kit. I got a big kit so I could dye the door panels and some other parts. The wheel wrap cost was $250 plus shipping to Poland I think.
I bought the wheel off of here for $150. The leather air bag was expensive, $325 for that.
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Looks great. Did you die the dash with it still in the car?
Yes I dyed the dash while it was still in the car. I started a thread about it a few months ago. I did take all the trim off though. I think it came out great, but I may take the dash out in the spring to make it better. No one can tell it's dyed unless I point out some flaws. But if it bugs me enough I will take the whole thing out and give it a few more coats with an airbrush.
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Scale of 1 to 10, how hard was the dash?

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