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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, hydro dipped interior in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; So Monday im dropping of some parts to get dipped and I'm just wondering if anybody has done this all ...
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    hydro dipped interior

    So Monday im dropping of some parts to get dipped and I'm just wondering if anybody has done this all ready

    I'm basically getting all the factory center bezel pieses done except for the a/c controls
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    My goal is to not copy but be similar to the c6 w/ the carbon fiber center bezel like in this pic.

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    hmmm.... i want to see how this pans out.

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    Ill keep this thread updated with every step along the way cause I think a lot of people will enjoy it.

    I plan to rip out all the parts tonight.

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    Good luck i would like to see how it all pans out

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    Here's the parts getting dipped all Broken down.

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    I tossed around the idea of using a tablet for a screen. So when I found out I was going a week with out my factory radio I decided to make a lil something. I had every thing I needed just laying around except the radio bezel so I decided to make this.

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    It's not perfect cuz I really just threw it together but it looks pretty cool. I also Just placed my a/c vents so it doesn't look so torn apart. Plus using a balancer app it's only .5* off, not to bad for a weekend project I did mostly drunk.
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    Haha plus I'm using some computer speakers that use USB power. I know it's super ghetto but I can't go a week without music in my ride.

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    As ghetto as it is its awesome lol... well done

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    Parts are dropped off!! I'm also getting the pieces that go behind the door handles done. I really hope this turns out good.

    The shops gonna send me pics throughout the process. So Ill post em up.

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    I have to say I've never been impressed by pics I've seen of hydrodipped CF pattern, so I'm curious to see how yours looks when the parts are done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AAIIIC
    I have to say I've never been impressed by pics I've seen of hydrodipped CF pattern, so I'm curious to see how yours looks when the parts are done.
    The guy doing the work showed me a finished product in his f150 and it looked amazing. He also has a semi tinted clear coat that makes it not so shiny. I'm not sure if I'm gonna get the regular clear or the tinted one. I kinda think the shiny look would be a better contrast.

    What have you seen that you didn't like? I'm not expecting 100% perfection but I am expecting about 95%.

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    Here's a c6 bezel that was dipped. I think it looks great.

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    Got any larger pics?

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    Re: hydro dipped interior

    ^^^ What he said. All I can see in that tiny picture is a black piece of some car's interior. If there's a pattern on it, I can't see it.

    As for what I didn't like of the ones I've seen, it just looked very flat and one-dimensional. CF, since it's a weave, has some depth to it. Hard to describe, I guess, but the hydro-dipped CF patterns I've seen just didn't look real at all.
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    I'm waiting for the shop to send me some pics. I chose the darkest pattern cuz I am worried about it being to flashy.

    This might be a better pic. But I'm just pulling these off google.


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