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focuscolin
Hi all just wanted to share a couple of pictures of my dash that i spent all day on yesterday ,I'm really happy with the result really UPS the inside what do you think.
[IMG]http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj562/Colin_Bell1979/IMAG0962.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj562/Colin_Bell1979/IMAG0962.jpg[/IMG] BIG THANK YOU to lenny for suggesting the carbon wrap.
focuscolin
http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj562/Colin_Bell1979/IMAG0963.jpg
Stoney871
That looks really stylish and fresh.Well done there.
btmaldon
Very professional looking job. Nice one
Preee
Looks great , nice one.

I was thinking of doing mine matt black :)


What grade of vinyl did you get and from where?
NorthSussex
[color=#0000ff][size=5][font=comic sans ms,cursive]Do you have a before photo?[/font][/size][/color]
focuscolin
Thanks for the comments I got the vinyl off eBay this is the seller, kakastyle (13071), it only cost me 7.28 for a 610mm by 1m sheet great service and they have loads of colours. Black would look nice I also like the dark gray. Sorry I don't have a before shot but my dash is a zetec so It's the silver one. The radio faceia the flappy thing and the part where the windscreen switches go was quite easy to apply but the centre console was a pig as its welded on.
dezwez
:) nice job
NorthSussex
[color=#0000ff][size=5][font=comic sans ms,cursive]It looks great, I could not tell the difference from the Titanium model. Fantastic job![/font][/size][/color]
salsheikh
very nice job fella, keep up the good work.
Bigdaddycain
Lovely job... Looks factory! B)
Stoney871
I just got a roll of bubble free black carbon vinyl yesterday so i'm going to give my old radio fascia and gear surround a go over the weekend.
Should be fun.

[IMG]http://i1130.photobucket.com/albums/m522/stoney871/vinyl.jpg[/IMG]
Bigdaddycain
That looks like 3m di-noc carbon film Clive...
Stoney871
[quote name='Bigdaddycain' timestamp='1331854714' post='172817']
That looks like 3m di-noc carbon film Clive...
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Yep, apparently it has small air channels on the back to allow bubbles to disperse.
Having never done wrapping before - how easy is it to get smooth around curved parts and edges?
i don't want it to look like a crisp packet when finished.
johnH
hey stoney, i bought some 3M Di-Noc carbon fibre wrap, which apparently has those air channels what you mentioned and from experience it is very easy to fit and to get rid of the air bubbles...you use a hair drier and the film goes really flimsy and more flexible to get into the grooves...

heres a couple of piccies, just done the small silver bits on the steering wheel. bit too dark to take photos...but enjoy the current.



Stoney871
Yep, that's exactly the effect I'm aiming for.
Thanks for the pointers.
mitch84
I have that dash on my titanium , is it standard in the titanium then?

cheers
focuscolin
Hi stoney I really enjoyed doing mine again I've never wrapped anything before and found it quite easy, to wrap it round the corners use a hair dryer when its nice a warm just bend it round till It's nice and flush its tough stuff so don't worry about being to hard with it don't forget to use a credit card to make it all smooth and push the air out.
Lenny
[quote name='focuscolin' timestamp='1331131404' post='171139']
Hi all just wanted to share a couple of pictures of my dash that i spent all day on yesterday ,I'm really happy with the result really UPS the inside what do you think.
BIG THANK YOU to lenny for suggesting the carbon wrap.
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That Looks Fantastic mate,
i may have a good eye for choosing the right stuff but your a legend at putting it on mate,
it looks factory done and you have gotten it to hug tight on the corners and curves beautifully.
Top Class mate. B)
STEADS
Colin youve made such a good job of that i reckon you ought to do a guide but seeing as you have already done yours i can donate some pieces but would need them back. :D
Lenny
[quote name='STEADS' timestamp='1331931617' post='172975']
Colin youve made such a good job of that i reckon you ought to do a guide but seeing as you have already done yours i can donate some pieces but would need them back. :D
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Nice one :lol:
Stoney871
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1331932719' post='172976']
Nice one :lol:
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That was a good attempt. :lol:
Definitely worth a try. ;)
ukphillad
That's a quality job right there! Really well done B)
focuscolin
LOL ha thanks lads I'm really happy with the results ,I've had two people ask me where i bought the dash from , I'm thinkin of doing it again tho in dark gray :-) steads if you live round the leicester area I'd have a go mate the price for my services is a crate of beer Lol, all I need now is a Sony radio and jobs a good en.
STEADS
Thanks for the offer colin i,m just about to order a roll and have a go might be picking your brains to how you got it so neat around bends and corners hope i can get it as neat .
my whole car is havin a complete make over interior and exterior as well as new engine just replaced that .mk3 rear bumper and spoilerclear rear lights titanium half leather interior goin put st wheels on and drilled n slotted discs front and rear.and complete mk3 front end all of ebays finest items to keep the cost down .
focuscolin
Wow sounds great mate I'll look forward to seeing the machine when It's done. ,yeah no worries I'll I'll help as much as I can.
Lenny
[quote name='STEADS' timestamp='1331995283' post='173034']
complete mk3 front end all of ebays finest items to keep the cost down .
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If your looking for front fog light surrounds for a face lift mk2.5 focus i have a set mate,
i can also supply pictures if required,
Lenny
[quote name='focuscolin' timestamp='1331990200' post='173027']
LOL ha thanks lads I'm really happy with the results ,I've had two people ask me where i bought the dash from , I'm thinkin of doing it again tho in dark gray :-) steads if you live round the leicester area I'd have a go mate the price for my services is a crate of beer Lol, all I need now is a Sony radio and jobs a good en.
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Im finding out the hard way about choosing the correct sony stereo mate,
im on my second ford sony stereo this year and i still havent got the correct fully compatable model.

first i bought a 6cd sony stereo Oval shape, and it wasnt compatable with voice control or the bluetooth because it was from a 2008 mondeo.

second one sony single CD model ovsl shape and from a focus purchased last week is from a 2007 ford focus so i thought i had all the box's ticked this time and it would work but no,
the bluetooth wont work or the voice control, i have a 2010 focus and im considering buying a 2007 focus bluetooth moduile so as the bluetooth will work because i dont think its possible to update theses stereos one they have been manufactured.

hope this advise helps mate. and good luck
STEADS
Thanks for that lenny i will be after a set of these how much where you after i,ll be purchasing more stuff next weekend (pay day lol) if you can pm me the pics as i,m about to get the front bumper off e bay £30 .
Lenny
[quote name='STEADS' timestamp='1332016673' post='173091']
Thanks for that lenny i will be after a set of these how much where you after i,ll be purchasing more stuff next weekend (pay day lol) if you can pm me the pics as i,m about to get the front bumper off e bay £30 .
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ok mate,
ill take some pictures now and PM them to you,
they have just been removed from my car today because ive fitted the drl style kit,
i can sell them to you for £14 including postage from ireland.
STEADS
Sound thats great thanks can we sought it out next saturday as my missus is about to kill me thinks i love me car more than her hmmmmmmmmm .spend more on me car than her thats why . any one else reading this whos after a rear bumper (panther black) lights or full 2 door interior sports front seats no rips pm me all reasonable prices specially the seats taking up to much room so want rid. will be it touch lenny cheers
Lenny
[quote name='STEADS' timestamp='1332019044' post='173099']
Sound thats great thanks can we sought it out next saturday as my missus is about to kill me thinks i love me car more than her hmmmmmmmmm .spend more on me car than her thats why . any one else reading this whos after a rear bumper (panther black) lights or full 2 door interior sports front seats no rips pm me all reasonable prices specially the seats taking up to much room so want rid. will be it touch lenny cheers
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your not alone mate, my missus is exactly the same, and i know a few other members who can relate to you aswell,
happy to be of assistance, ill get them boxed up during the week for you


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