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The wood has gone

ScottD3 Feb 5, 2012

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    With some thought, a need for change and to try something different.
    I tried my hand at wrapping my dash trims. I liked the wood that was there wanted something different so I went for Matt black and got a bit carried away.
    I did the door trims, dash trim (the little bit,I'm not removing the centre console to get the big dash trim out, that can wait till April), centre console and the bit around the gear stick (Not the chrome bit, I like that).

    Here is what it looks like.

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  2. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    All that talk of your wood going down I wondered what it may be about, but I'm pleased it's clean and it's looking sweet G!
     
  3. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Only your mind made it dirty.
    Thanks W.
     
  4. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

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    Looks excellent Scott. Very well done.
     
  5. audiv8quattro

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    Nice one Scott looks great mate
     
  6. S4_dan

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    Massive improvement IMO. looks well. Well done.
     
  7. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Really like that. Reading the title I thought you'd had an accident with a bottle of viagra. lol
     
  8. slepy

    slepy Extremely smart and handsome person. VCDS Map User

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    Nice one Scott.
    So much better than wood.
     
  9. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Thanks all.
    Any one want me to do theirs?
    :D
     
  10. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    If you lived closer I'd get you to wrap my front diffuser!
     
  11. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Post it or drop it off at bristol and i'll collect it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2012
  12. Foxmeister

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    Classy!:o.k:
     
  13. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    scott you dont need to remove the centre console to get the big trim out.
     
  14. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Just loosen it?
     
  15. NineNails

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    Looks great. Thought about doing something with those chrome door pulls?
     
  16. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    I have. I got a couple of ideas for them.
    I got another project I want to finish off first.
     
  17. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Nope, dont need to touch it at all.

    I removed the clips above the glovebox, and the one on the drivers side above the knee bolster, which leaves one clip right in the middle above the centre console. I then fed two carrier bags in around the trim, either side of the remaining clip, and tied them to give me two loops, shimmy the loops right up against the remaining pin, and just give the loops a sharp tug. The clip will detatch (and vanish into the depths of the dashboard) and the trim will come off.

    When refitting you dont need to bother about that clip!
     
  18. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    I'm stripping my dash out in a month or two, so I might wait till that than have an annoying clip floating around in my dash.
    Or i'll do that if I get really annoyed with it.

    Thank for the tip.
     
  19. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I did the avant like that when i fitted carbon and the clips still in there somewhere, hasnt caused any problems at all.
     
  20. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Its the fact that I know there is a clip missing and some lose behind there.
    I can't have that and since I'm stripping the dash out to correct some wiring and replace the matrix, I might as well wait.
     
  21. slepy

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    aragorn - shame on you, cutting corners like that :asskicking:
    Not that I wouldn't do the same :eyebrows:
     

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