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      10-18-2017, 10:28 PM   #1
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Carbon Fiber Trim

What's the best way to detail this?
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What's the best way to detail this?
Are you talking about the carbon leather? If so, just clean and care for it the same way you do any other leather surface. It's not really high-traffic so it shouldn't be getting that dirty.

If it's the real accessory carbon fiber trim, then you care for it the same way you would any painted surface. Again, since it isn't exposed to the elements, it should just need an occasional wipe with a quick detailing spray. You could always wax/seal it for some extra shine and protection from UV.
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Are you talking about the carbon leather? If so, just clean and care for it the same way you do any other leather surface. It's not really high-traffic so it shouldn't be getting that dirty.

If it's the real accessory carbon fiber trim, then you care for it the same way you would any painted surface. Again, since it isn't exposed to the elements, it should just need an occasional wipe with a quick detailing spray. You could always wax/seal it for some extra shine and protection from UV.
Oh no, I'm talking about the carbon fiber weave that's an option on the dash and the interior door trim.
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If it's carbon leather, treat it like any other leather.

If it's the real carbon/resin trim, treat it like paint - wax/polish, clean with damp towel if necessary.

Either way shouldn't require your constant attention.
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Oh no, I'm talking about the carbon fiber weave that's an option on the dash and the interior door trim.
Yes, that's called carbon leather. I think the German word is something like "carbon structured leather".

It is just leather that has been embossed or whatever. Care for it like any other leather surface. It's low-maintenance since nothing is ever touching it.
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^^ There are real carbon fiber interior trim kits available, have it in my car. OP, a regular wipe down with a microfiber cloth keeps mine clean. Pretty low maintenance material...
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Are you talking about the carbon leather? If so, just clean and care for it the same way you do any other leather surface. It's not really high-traffic so it shouldn't be getting that dirty.

If it's the real accessory carbon fiber trim, then you care for it the same way you would any painted surface. Again, since it isn't exposed to the elements, it should just need an occasional wipe with a quick detailing spray. You could always wax/seal it for some extra shine and protection from UV.
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