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    Is this the best stuff to use for wrapping the outside pillars and also would a piece 50cm x 1m be enough....

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    looks like the stuff i used, as long as its 3m then you're fine not sure whether that will be enough but should imagine so hth

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    Lizard make your self some templates of what you want to cover , then you can lay them out together and see how much you need
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobssignum View Post
    Lizard make your self some templates of what you want to cover , then you can lay them out together and see how much you need
    Good idea Mr Bob lol hadnt actaully thought of that, having a dumb day today lol...

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    Can you buy this stuff on say, 10mm + width rolls?

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    here stuff i got..done a few interior bits..got pics but cant find cable for camera

    its good stuff as well

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Textured-Carbo...item19c55a232b

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    Just bought a sheet of this myself to do my outside window trims with. I don't particularly like the carbon look on stuff inside the car, but it does look nice on the window trims and mine are pealing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    Just bought a sheet of this myself to do my outside window trims with. I don't particularly like the carbon look on stuff inside the car, but it does look nice on the window trims and mine are pealing.
    is there a how to on removal of the windows trims ian ?

    EDIT.......i was thinking of doing my roof in this...anybody got any measurements for the vec-c roof ?
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    Not sure, but if you peel back the rubber trim there are torx bolts behind it apparently it's as simple as that. Not bothered looking at mine yet, but hopefully it's that easy.
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    I just bought this one, didnt like the feedback of the other bloke....

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