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#1 (permalink) Old 06-06-2004, 03:36 PM
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Has anyone installed a dash kit... or has seen what one of these would look like???

any suggestions as far as which one would look best...?

i have a 94 Dark Green Metallic 2 door couple... beige interior with the black center console...

heres the company that sells them:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...&category=33705

and here is the differnt types of materials/looks that they offer:
http://www.woodtonetrim.com/ebay_htm...pleProgram.htm

Let me know what you guys think...

its only like 50 bucks for the dash kit and another 10-15 for shipping...

i emailed the guy, and if you guys are interested, we can all get a group disocunt if interested...

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my intrest is slightly piqued. Since it only costs a stamp I'll order the samples. Im am very wary of aftermarket trim kits, and most look terrible. Thickness is the main reason. Also, how are these cut? Are they laser cut? Fit is also very important. From the sample pictures, the materal looks to be quite thick. In this game, over 3mm is way too thick.

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also, would there be choices, or would we all have to agree on one trim?

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also checked his feedback. Looks like he's not got the best service and many said they look rather cheap.

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Hey, i just spoke to the representative, and hes sending me a bunch of samples as well....
he said we can all order diff materials etc, and def get group discounts...
b/c i told him i was part of a car club and he jumped on that!

also he told me that its teh same kits that are 150 and up...

ill def ask him about the thickness and get back to you...

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BavAuto Clear Corners :: BavAuto Red/Clear Tail Lights
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if everything is legit w/the kits, im in

btw; how do i make the crazy beer drinking faces pop up???
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anyone else interested???

order samples off the website, if ur spectical of how it will look on ur car, or how the material will feel/look...

its free, just goto the sample page...

take a look if u guys are interested...

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I'm somewhat intersted but my girl friend has a CF kit and I'm not the hugest fan of the looks of it. The CF looks good but to me its obviosu its a bunch of stickers.... Maybe I will take some close ups and post them....

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yeah taht would be awsome...

im looking at the wood dash, and the guy is sending me samples, they should be here anyday now, and ill talk pictures for everyone n post what the samples look like...


i ordered 3 diff types of burlwood, carbon fiber and brush aluminum look....

so ill take some digitals of them as soon as they come, so u guys can see if ur interested...

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She isn't normaly home in the day so maybe this weekend while its light out i will get some pics of it...

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i forgot about this. Im gonna pin it.

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hey, i just asked the guy who bought that last one what it looked like and what quality it was. i'll post it back when i get it. but if it's good, i'm in.

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I have thought about getting one for my green car as well - not adding all of the parts but a few like center console.. however.. they do not sell the shift knob and the e-brake handle.. so how do you make sure they all match...

If I could find someone to sell me all of it and they match I would buy.. (all the wood matching that is)

Sold my 1995 BMW 318is 5spd Boston Green

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I just scored a cobra-style wood and metal knob on ebay for 0.99. I hope it's quality and not pure junk. My current chrome one is starting to fade though and needs replacement.


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Has anyone ever seen a real wood or aluminum trim kit? I've been looking for such a thing for a while now but so far haven't found anything. Are stickers the only option?
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