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    Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Hey fellow members. I need some help. Does anyone know how to Install the carbon fiber piece on the drivers side that goes from the left side vent, above the cluster and wraps all the way down the right side but to the left of the center console?? It's a huge piece. Thanks

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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Yea, have it done by a dealer. It requires removing the majority of the dash, instrument cluster and such. It's held in with 1,342 fasteners and about half of them are impossible to get to. I heard loads of swearing from my Audi tech when he changed it out in my '08.

    I'm probably one of the most fearless on this board when it comes to taking my car apart and changing out things, but this one was beyond even what I was willing to attempt.
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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Well, that is the best information that has been given on this forum in the past month!!

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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    I think you are referring to the J piece ?

    I was going to develop this in carbon fibre - I will not forget about it !
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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    is this piece really that hard to remove?

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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Spoolin1x View Post
    is this piece really that hard to remove?
    Yes.
    There are fasteners that are deep within the dash that are semi-impossible to find, much less get a wrench on.

    If you do decide to tackle it I suggest removing the seat and steering wheel just for working room.
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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Had it fitted at my local dealer along with the centre consul... the interior of my car looked like a scene fro the Poseidon Adventure, the dashboard has to come out as kfabR8 said, thought about it for a moment when reading the installation guide then took it to the shop!

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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    yeah, seems that the general consensus. I'm gonna leave this to the pros.

    Thanks for the feedback!

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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    Just in case you start to feel adventurous and decide to give d.i.y. a shot, here´s a couple of shots of the job just starting! the dashboard isn´t out yet !!Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed-carbon-install-interior-1.jpgHelp:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed-carbon-interior-install-2.jpgHelp:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed-carbon-interior-install-3.jpg


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    Re: Help:interior Carbon Fiber install instructions needed

    For those that had their trim dealer installed in the US, what did it cost you?

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