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      07-24-2018, 07:29 PM   #1
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Hey guys so I decided on buying alcantara and I'm gunna be doing the headliner and pillars and everything in alcantara. What are your guys thoughts? Let me know!
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Do it!!!
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Post a detailed diy
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      07-25-2018, 09:10 PM   #4
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They should come this way for the money. My E39 m5 did. Can't wait to see pictures. Let us know how the process went too!
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      07-26-2018, 03:10 PM   #5
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Definitely show a detailed DIY because that sounds legit
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      07-26-2018, 10:19 PM   #6
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I ordered a sample that they offered for free. So once I get that I'll post it up so you guys can see as well. I want to see if it's what I want exactly!
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What color Alcantara? Black should look great. Please post a DIY if you get a chance and also links to where you bought the alcantara from.
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What color Alcantara? Black should look great. Please post a DIY if you get a chance and also links to where you bought the alcantara from.
Yes it will be black. But let me get the samples and stuff in and see how it looks and I'll keep you updated!
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What color Alcantara? Black should look great. Please post a DIY if you get a chance and also links to where you bought the alcantara from.
Yes it will be black. But let me get the samples and stuff in and see how it looks and I'll keep you updated!
Awesome. Thanks bud.
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What color Alcantara? Black should look great. Please post a DIY if you get a chance and also links to where you bought the alcantara from.
Yes it will be black. But let me get the samples and stuff in and see how it looks and I'll keep you updated!
Awesome. Thanks bud.
Yeah of course man. Not a problem!
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      08-20-2018, 12:43 PM   #11
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Hope you don't have pano roof. It's quite difficult to glue on that horrible surface
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What are the costs involved in your swap, please?
I have an alcantara top in my C7 Vette & itís a nice touch.

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I hope you won't be doing DIY on this, it really needs to be done by professional upholstery shop!
Its not an easy task for sure!
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I am working on my alcantara dash, failed first attemp, ready for the second one
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      08-29-2018, 01:23 PM   #15
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why did the first attempt fail?
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why did the first attempt fail?
I use 3 piece of alcantara +napa leather stiched together and the stiching line is off by 5mm which looka stupid like something from Maserati
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Looks great and No panoramic option...Lucky.
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