Anyone install factory Carbon Fiber dash ?

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I’m looking at a few GT350s without the CF instrument panel. Anyone ever installed the factory CF on a non-CF dash? How Difficult? Is it worth just finding a vehicle with CF IP?

I installed an OEM carbon fiber dash from a 2019 GT350 into my 2018 GT. Very easy and I was very lucky as one of my friends didn’t want it in his 350 and put a paint matched OEM dash in, instead

 

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I bought from ebay after searching this forum and somebody recommended HR Performance. https://www.ebay.com/itm/185093041496?hash=item2b1867ad58:g:pQUAAOSw3xJfh29a

Price is all in which is good because I wanted to keep my original parts. I asked him if he could do matte which he was able to. No regrets. I think it came out pretty good. In some lights it looks a little golden that doesn't show from the pics.

Easy install, just watch some youtube videos and you will be fine.

Dan

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I bought from ebay after searching this forum and somebody recommended HR Performance. https://www.ebay.com/itm/185093041496?hash=item2b1867ad58:g:pQUAAOSw3xJfh29a

Price is all in which is good because I wanted to keep my original parts. I asked him if he could do matte which he was able to. No regrets. I think it came out pretty good. In some lights it looks a little golden that doesn't show from the pics.

Easy install just watch some youtube videos and you will be fine.

Dan

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Quality is good? Weave looks even?
 

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These are all I have for pics - it’s a car on fiber piece with the abs plastic glued to the backside…it’s two pieces….
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That looks like the back of a factory piece with carbon bonded to it. When you swap can you weigh the factory piece and this carbon piece. That will for sure tell you.
 


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Quality is good enough. Weaves are even. They are not perfect. Then again the carbon fiber weave in my $110K E63S wasn't perfect either.
I had a 500 where the weave was perfectly spaced but it had some imperfections in the shape around the gauge cluster. Bothered the hell out of me.
 

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I bought from ebay after searching this forum and somebody recommended HR Performance. https://www.ebay.com/itm/185093041496?hash=item2b1867ad58:g:pQUAAOSw3xJfh29a

Price is all in which is good because I wanted to keep my original parts. I asked him if he could do matte which he was able to. No regrets. I think it came out pretty good. In some lights it looks a little golden that doesn't show from the pics.

Easy install just watch some youtube videos and you will be fine.

Dan

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That matte finish looks great. Fits the interior much more than the shiny option, IMO.
 

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I’m looking at a few GT350s without the CF instrument panel. Anyone ever installed the factory CF on a non-CF dash? How Difficult? Is it worth just finding a vehicle with CF IP?
My GT500 came with the interior CF which I removed and sold. The fit and finish of the OEM pieces were pretty damn good. The Trufiber forge-look ones I installed weren’t quite as good but they are satisfactory.
As far as removal and installation, it’s easier than changing a tire.
 

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My GT500 came with the interior CF which I removed and sold. The fit and finish of the OEM pieces were pretty damn good. The Trufiber forge-look ones I installed weren’t quite as good but they are satisfactory.
As far as removal and installation, it’s easier than changing a tire.
I went to the Trufiber website. I didn’t see the “forge-look” ones you mentioned. Can you give a link please?
 

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Well, that’s different.
Yeah, forged carbon fiber seems to be a thing. It looks like unfinished fiberglass or the equivalent of carbon fiber particleboard to me, but I guess with marketing you can make anything cool.
 

 
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