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Old 02-09-2010, 01:13 PM   #24
snoe19
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Join Date: Apr 2007
Chapter/Region: BAIC
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2005 STi
Crystal Grey Metallic

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Originally Posted by Turn in Concepts View Post
That's actually a really good idea. We've talked about suede or alcantara wrapping it, but we never got past the talking about it stage.
Wrapping it in suede or alcantra fabric will be a huge headache if you are not skilled at automotive upholstery, ask me how I found that one out . Real genuine alcantara is very expensive and not really worth it for a race car IMO. I found the easiest, most cost effective way to do it is just by flocking the dash with fibers. I did this in my spec miata race car and had fantastic results. I am thinking about offering a service to do dashboards locally here in California because I have had so many people comment on how great/functional it is. Definitely do it if you have the dash out...
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