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      06-15-2013, 10:30 PM   #1
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Carbon Leather Center Console

Does anyone know if there's anyplace that offers the center console in the OEM Carbon Leather? I've seen IND's carbon fiber center console and I just don't like the shinny look. I'm wanting exactly what I have on my dash, the OEM carbon leather.
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http://www.pyspeed.com/Carbon-Fiber-...-p/rd-8001.htm
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get it wrapped in same stuff
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Which color is an exact match to the OEM? Matte Black or Matte Charcoal?
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Thanks! this is exactly what I'm looking for. Thinking of using this to wrap the center part of the steering wheel. How hard is it to get that piece off to wrap? I did some searches but didn't see anything. I must not be using the right search words.
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There are three T20 screws at 3, 6, 9 o'clock positions. Taken them out and the trim piece comes off.

It's easier with the airbag out, but that's up to you if you feel comfortable taking it off. I've seen people remove the trim without removing the airbag.

Look for the performance steering wheel DIY and it should help you.

I just stumbled on it, contact the vendor to find out what fabric matches the closest.
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There are three T20 screws at 3, 6, 9 o'clock positions. Taken them out and the trim piece comes off.

It's easier with the airbag out, but that's up to you if you feel comfortable taking it off. I've seen people remove the trim without removing the airbag.

Look for the performance steering wheel DIY and it should help you.

I just stumbled on it, contact the vendor to find out what fabric matches the closest.
Thanks for the info. I'll take a look at that DIY.
Sent email to Pyspeed.com this afternoon and almost immediately received a response from Ivan and ordered the Matte Charcoal wrap. He stated it best matches the OEM leather on the dash.
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Wrapping the center console has been done but it may be more difficult than you expect. You may not realize that the OEM console is covered in leather. I wouldn't consider fake carbon leather an upgrade.
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Wrapping the center console has been done but it may be more difficult than you expect. You may not realize that the OEM console is covered in leather. I wouldn't consider fake carbon leather an upgrade.
If it matches the OEM grade on the dash, I would consider it a visual upgrade. As others have replaced their center console with carbon fiber replacements, however I don't like that glossy finish.
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What I'm curious about is how close of a match is it to Oem cf trim? Anyone know ?
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What I'm curious about is how close of a match is it to Oem cf trim? Anyone know ?
I'll post a pic when I get it. For $30 for a 3'x5' sheet, I'll find some use for it if I don't like it.
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That would be awesome thank you.
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