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#1 james132

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:26 AM

Well I think I may have 'bitten off more than I can chew' with this whole carbon wrapping idea. Its STUPIDLY hard!

In my opinion it looks terrible... what do you think? There was no way I could possibly get it to cover without getting a large crease across the middle, so I put a slice through it and overlapped.

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Any hints/tips? Where im going wrong? I used a hair dryer, to little or no effect, thaught about using heat gun but thaught it may melt?

At first I thaught it wouldnt bother me, as I cant see the part thats got the crease in it, but its already bugging me and its only been half hour since wrapping it! Im dreading the other part!

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:48 AM

you need to apply heat to it first so the wrap goes back to its original shape and heat it when applying to the product. a heat gun is best but dont get too close or it will melt. it will probably help it the pod/dash bit is held so you have 2 hands free to work on it. also, start with the largest area first and work to the pod area. good luck.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:51 PM

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Im going to re-wrap the top bit at some point, its seriously hard though, the centre part around the gearstick even has folds/bubbles in it :mellow:

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:46 PM

Both them efforts are 100% better than mine..

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