my preference.....proper carbon fibre, there is no substitute. It's very difficult to get the true carbon effect in print because it has depth, you will be able to tell the difference
Couldn't have said it better myself, so I shan't
Each to his own, of course, but I hate pretend materials. IMO, if you can't afford the real thing, save up until you can
However..........if done properly it can look OK and only on close inspection can it be seen for what it is.
I suppose if you are only interested in superficial appearance then this is the way to go. It is similar to what we did MANY years ago; go faster stripes and rolls of plastic pin striping that shrank over time.
Does the CF vinyl shrink over time or when exposed to strong sunlight?
No the CF vinyl does not shrink over time! I must admit to having two things wrapped in CF vinyl inside the car; purely because there is no proper substitute in real CF yet, so this is merely a temporary measure, not a bad match up looks wise actually!
Same reason I'm going to have my stereo surround skinned in real CF and sprayed with a matt laquer to match the genuine (standard) CF centre console. I'd prefer a proper full CF surround for the reasons stated above but nobody makes one. .
The Carbon Weezel would make you one, it wouldn't be cheap but it would be excellent.
I have a car in the shop at the moment that has had a lot of carbon wrap put on it, exterior trim parts, dash items, he has even had the roof done.
When I was first told about it I thought, YUK, but now I have seen it, not so bad, it's not trying to be carbon, it is more of a texture than a look,
A place in Brimsdown, Enfield, London did it, called.......eeerrrmmmm
I am thinking.....you might not know this but 10 minutes have past..... still thinking
Totally Dynamic.......I must be getting old....
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