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Old 12-06-2009, 12:32 AM   #21
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wrapping reminds me of how my friends dad had his elise done . looks good IMO
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Old 12-06-2009, 12:41 AM   #22
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P.S. Just looked through a few of their instructions. It looks like A LOT of work. How long have you had your stainless steel brake lines sitting on the shelf?
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:13 AM   #23
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Oh, I thought that was just due to the flash. -.-; It can make things look different shades depending on how much light gets to it.

Doesn't matter much anyway, I think the interior looks better naked.
Probably is, I hate flash. Still, even with all colors matching, it is still too flashy for a Miata.
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:13 AM   #24
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that black leather looks damn good, too bad i threw my center console that goes around the shift **** and everything away. but if you want i nice look i think your on to something lol
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:15 AM   #25
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On to crack
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:43 AM   #26
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No to dynamat. A few leather parts add maybe a couple pounds. I'm not looking to add the weight of a passenger to it. My wife just bought a new TT and the little leather covered parts have a great look and feel. It's a lot like the redline parts.

I'm rethinking the contrasting tan stitch. I think black leather with a black stitch would be more subtle and just have a nice feel and look.

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yes my car is often a pig sty and carpet is also on the list of things to do. I'm thinking an interior upgrade might be a little motivation to keep things cleaner. My 02 Saab Viggen prior to the Miata I kept a whole lot nicer.

I do have a whole stack of projects for the car, head I'm working on, brakes coming, swapping A arms and some others. The interior stuff is easy to tackle though. Should take about an hour to do each part. Easy to find an hour here and there. Some projects are tougher as once started they have to be finished. Much harder to do a 4-8 or 12 hour project with my work hours and need to keep the car on the road.

That black interior car is way too far in my book. I just want to add some nice touches. Was thinking about painting the plastic trim and recovering the door cards. When I saw these leather wraps it reminded me of the new TT which looks really good inside.
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Old 12-06-2009, 02:41 AM   #27
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I say tackle the carpet first then, it's a big project though, definitely at least a day. I'd give yourself more than an hour for these leather pieces, the instructions have a bunch of warnings about taking your time. I think with black carpet, and all black wrappings on the gauge hood, center console, and radio surround your interior will look very nice. Is the lower part of your dash tan? I forget. See Keith's Targa build, he painted his tan dash, came out very nice.
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Old 12-06-2009, 05:10 AM   #28
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The black leather looks ok, light leather is a big no-no, reflexes in windshield doesn't exactly help going fast...
Have you considered flocking?
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Old 12-06-2009, 05:42 AM   #29
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How about a diamond plate floor board? Naah!
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Old 12-06-2009, 11:41 AM   #30
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Just looked up this "flocking" to educate myself, seems it's right up my alley too since my dash is cracked.

HOW TO : Flock Dashboard give it the suede look - Page 2 - Zilvia.net Forums | Nissan 240SX (Silvia) and Z (Fairlady) Car Forum

http://donjer.com/products.htm
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Old 12-06-2009, 12:03 PM   #31
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who wants to cover a dash for me on the cheap? PM please.
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:31 PM   #32
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have only a redline shift boot in black perf with red stitching to match my nardi with same.

the quality is "meh" on the boot for whatever reason. the leather feels dry and papery. it looks ok, but i dunno.

the rest seems excessive. how about some of that 3M carbon stuff on the dash while you're gettin crazy...
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Old 12-06-2009, 04:31 PM   #33
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Curly, I did install a steering wheel. Bought a Momo Champion from Soflarick. Looks and feels great. Part of my motivation, that and jealousy of how nice the TT is inside, to upgrade the interior a little.

I'm still thinking the leather wraps look good. Go with black stitching in the leather wraps + black carpet. Then I'll see how the tan interior parts look at that point. The bottom 1/2 of the dash, lower interior trim, kickplates, door cards are factory tan. I'll see if they need to be painted or covered in black or some other color once the other stuff is in.

No fake carbon for me. If anything I'd do a microsuede wrap or shoot it with some texture paint or something else funky.
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this might seem like a dumb question but is there a secret to getting the top of the center console out???? there are two clips that i cant seem to get out. Brute force???
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Old 12-07-2009, 05:18 PM   #35
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This stuff is from Shift boot store - RedlineGoods leather shift boots

I was in fear of flaming myself when I posted for opinions!

As far as cost goes for the leather gauge hood cover, radio surround, center console, shift and ebrake boot it's a total of $240. From that you can pick from about 15 leathers and 15-20 different matching or contrasting color stitching. That seems fairly reasonable to me. You can also do two toned, striped or other patterns but that's not my style.

Here's a couple other pics of thier stuff.





For NA6c here is a guy at CR that did the Diamond pattern over the center tunnel but used redlines stuff in addition to it.



what kind of seats are those???
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:09 PM   #36
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My interior is blasted...I even bolted the door bars through the carpet, lol. However my car is faster than yours and your girlfriends are making me sandwiches on a regular basis.
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Old 12-07-2009, 11:37 PM   #37
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I think the tan/woodgrain is clashing too much. The tan needs to be one shade to go with the black. Also, the leather on the gauge hood looks to plush and not a thin skin that would give it a sleek appearence.
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:34 PM   #38
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Big Burger King 91. It's not a pic of my car but I'll answer the question. BRIDE! That graidated coloring is pretty much their sig + you can see the DE at the end. You must be living in a cave somewhere not to know. (if you've actually been living in a cave I apologize for that comment )

The beige leather and woodgrain aren't my style but I put that up as an example of what redline does.

I sent them an email Sunday to let them know I'd rather have black stitching and not the tan. They had already shipped the stuff. Holy hell. I placed the order Friday afternoon and it was made and ready to ship on Saturday. Faack. Hope I like the tan stitch.
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:58 PM   #39
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Nakamae everything..

also check this thread
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:49 PM   #40
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Album. Well executed but not exactly subtle!
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