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      06-21-2013, 10:04 AM   #1
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Exclamation Carbon fiber Alternative HYDROGRAPHICS

check it out i did these for my friends, what do you guys think
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      06-21-2013, 10:30 AM   #2
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I am in the real carbon business. Hydro is good for folks on a budget, but it will never look like real carbon. My own personal taste, I have to have real carbon.
Once hydro is on, it's on. You can't fix any errors. It rarely comes out straight too.

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I am in the real carbon business. Hydro is good for folks on a budget, but it will never look like real carbon. My own personal taste, I have to have real carbon.
Once hydro is on, it's on. You can't fix any errors. It rarely comes out straight too.

This. I prefer real carbon fiber. Something about that hydro stuff just looks fake. Real CF has more depth to it that really makes it look good.
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The wheel isn't bad, rest of the stuff is unbearably tacky.
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The wheel isn't bad, rest of the stuff is unbearably tacky.
I agree. Wheel looks pretty decent actually. The rest looks like I printed it on my inkjet.
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Thanks and yeah the pictures really don't do it justice but the steering wheel piece is my favorite. I think it looks closest to real CF "in person"
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      06-26-2013, 01:52 PM   #8
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Not to my taste. The interior trim piece look like what is found in sport models of Japanese cars. Tacky. The wheels are kind of good looking, but CF wheels have different design so that still screams fake.
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please don't do that on any BMW, it's going to depreciate the value of the car.
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A for effort, but the REAL problem with CF is that you notice it when it's up close. You also notice how FAKE things are when you're up close. Honestly, good try though.
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