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Attempted a little DIY project. I must say, getting the dash out was a PITA.


Dash panels done in gloss black. Passenger panel in carbon.


Steering wheel emblem, shifter, and power button surround done in carbon.







 

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Nice! I like the steering wheel emblem. I was thinking of doing something like that. Did you just trim the wrap around the emblem?

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Nice! I like the steering wheel emblem. I was thinking of doing something like that. Did you just trim the wrap around the emblem?

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Yeah, I just used the hair dryer to heat the wrap into the crevices inside the "L', then just cut with a project knife.
 

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Any chance of wrapping the window switch panels? I figured if i started with the dash the doors would have to be done at the same time.

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Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice.
 

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Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice.
Do you have any rear end pictures of your CT? I'm curious to see the vinyl'd reflectors and especially the tinted emblem.
 

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ok,,,,,here goes.
I no longer have that chrome license plate ...I have a plain black one. I didn't tint the Lexus emblem yet... right now it has a very low gloss slight smoke tint but I'm gonna fully tint it & front next week.
[I Love the cleaner look of the back. It was just too much red.]
 

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Yw.
My vinyl guy did the bottom relectors in 10 min.
I do not like the black out lexus emblems tho...
 

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ok,,,,,here goes.
I no longer have that chrome license plate ...I have a plain black one. I didn't tint the Lexus emblem yet... right now it has a very low gloss slight smoke tint but I'm gonna fully tint it & front next week.
[I Love the cleaner look of the back. It was just too much red.]
Thank you for the picture! I like the look. Might have to do it myself as well.
Looks good, I am going to attempt to wrap the dash piece this weekend.

Thanks for the pics!
Good luck! The lower right side dash piece pops out without any trouble and is the easiest piece to wrap.
 

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Great job! I'm going to try this as well. Tried to see how easy the window switch panels come out and it was pretty easy to pop off. Did you use the 3M Di-noc matte black carbon fiber? I think everyone uses the matte vs glossy version.
 

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Great job! I'm going to try this as well. Tried to see how easy the window switch panels come out and it was pretty easy to pop off. Did you use the 3M Di-noc matte black carbon fiber? I think everyone uses the matte vs glossy version.
Yeah, that's the matte carbon. I've never seen the glossy version in person before, I'd like to though!
 

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Just did my window panels in driver and passenger doors. Just had to pop off the panels. The driver side was easier than the passenger side due to the door handle. Then had to unscrew the button setup on the driver side while the passenger side you had to pop it out - little tougher but doable. Di-noc it all then put it all back together. Pics with the flash made the black di-noc look a bit silvery but in person it looks great! Came out oretty good If I do say so myself!

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Now you need to do the panel with the door lock latch. That looks like it would be more of a pain.
I'm thinking of wrapping some panels too but the door lock latch doesn't look fun.

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wow how did you get the window things out of the door without braking anything ? Fantastic job !
Is your carbon grey or black ?
 

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Thanks! It's black carbon. The window buttons was easy on the driver side - just take off 2 screws. Passenger side you gotta use like a flat head screwdriver and press against the 2 little clips to unlock it then push it off. Now I'll do the back seat doors.

Everything seems to be doing great except for the shift knob. It was fine after I did it but with the car baking in this hot weather, it now seems to be bubbling up on the edges - It is so difficult tostretch the vinyl over the curves of this knob. Perhaps I'm not getting the vinyl hot enough. Any suggestions?

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