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What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? #58385 Nov 6, 4:21am Nov 6, 4:21am
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What would it cost to get my interior looking this good?
This interior looks sweet!

Anyone know how the seats are done? Is it paint or what?

How much of a pain would it be to do this?

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Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: communion] #58386 Nov 6, 7:08am Nov 6, 7:08am
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uhhhh... Linked Image

I seriously wouldn't be surprised if that person spray painted their seats, but that is a really stupid way to change the color of you upholstery. Why ruin the interior of a relativly new car by spray painting the leather?

The correct way to change the color of your seats is to re-upholster them with new covers. I got my Katskin upholstery from this place... http://www.autoleathers.com/HTML2/AL.MAIN.FS.html

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IMO, this guys interior turned out really bad. Look at the scratches he already has under the air bag, and look at the paint chipping off the door sill. Plus, the texture looks like he really caked the paint on, looks really bad to me.

To do a color change on the interior plastics, you need to remove the plastic parts, sand them a bit to help the paint adhesion, then just paint them. I would reccomend using a dye instead of a conventional paint. You spray the dye just like regular spray paint, the main difference between the dye and regular spary paint is that the dye is thinner and more durable. Due to the fact that the dye is thinner, it is able to seep into the small pours in the plastic which will result in better adhesion.

I would reccomend doing a search on interior color changes. This has been discussed a few other times, so you should be able to get some good tips from the other threads. thumbsup


Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: communion] #58387 Nov 6, 7:14am Nov 6, 7:14am
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those seats are definitely redone...u can't paint seats...they would be tachy and just crack thumbsdown

and yes that dash looks bad... thumbsdown

Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: trog2233] #58388 Nov 6, 11:37am Nov 6, 11:37am
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Also note the large chrome exhaust exiting from the rear of the car.

Chrome exhaust??? Try stainless steel. I know the angled look of the universal muffler was done intentionally, but it just looks crooked not cool.

Quote:
the check engine light goes on and off intermittently due to the custom exhaust set up

Why would exhaust make the CEL come on?

Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: Doppelganger] #58389 Nov 6, 11:51am Nov 6, 11:51am
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Also note the large chrome exhaust exiting from the rear of the car.

Chrome exhaust??? Try stainless steel. I know the angled look of the universal muffler was done intentionally, but it just looks crooked not cool.

Quote:
the check engine light goes on and off intermittently due to the custom exhaust set up

Why would exhaust make the CEL come on? [/quote]

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Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: communion] #58390 Nov 6, 11:59am Nov 6, 11:59am
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you didnt just ask if the seats were painted... rofl spineyes

thats like the dumbest question ive heard...might be done but its retarded


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Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: Evan] #58391 Nov 6, 11:59am Nov 6, 11:59am
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Thats car blows, I dont like it, black red AND white..WTF!!! he has no color sense...Its so Rice..Those rims look FUGLY on the celi.. Dammit I need to go work out now from lookin at all that rice!!!! thumbsdown


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Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #58392 Nov 6, 12:35pm Nov 6, 12:35pm
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He put a lot of money into his Celi, but mostly in the wrong way unfortunately. thumbsdown

Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: communion] #58393 Nov 6, 12:59pm Nov 6, 12:59pm
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I say he parts-out the car. He'd get way more for it, because the complete product BLOWS.

I call the seats thumbsup (assuming they aren't painted)


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Re: What would it cost to get my interior looking this good? [Re: communion] #58394 Nov 6, 4:04pm Nov 6, 4:04pm
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