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thought i would start a thread on updating my r32 gtr interior as its looking a bit tiered.
basically, what i want to achieve is a fully retrimmed interior minus carpet.
so, got myself a big roll of black leather effect vinyl (leather costs too much and dont have a suitable sowing machine for leather)
a big tin of vinyl glue, a sowing machine and a couple bottles of whisky for when it goes wrong :chuckle:
i did start with the dashboard as it had started to bubble but after pulling the cover off complete with foam etc i found it needs alot of prep work, spent a couple days filling then realised i had made a stupid mistake and used normal bodge instead of plastic bodge so it doesnt stick !!!!!
so this is how it sits at minute untill i can be bothered to start again


anyway, thought i would give the glove box a go the see what im letting myself in for.
bearing in mind the last time i used a sowing machine was at school about 13 years ago and i have never done anything like this before, so, im relativly pleased with the result of my first trial one.

started out like this, normal plastic r32 glove box:


then cutting and stiching the handle part:


finished article:




i personally think it looks 100% better and cant wait to get the rest started.
practice makes perfect and the next one will have even better stitching .
 

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yeh looks better than the normal tired looking glove box, but I would've done the flocking option.
 

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i was thinking about that but dont think i like it (just my personal opinion), seen a centre console for sale that was flocked and it wasnt really the look im after.
the boot trim is a kind of flock and im going to be redoing in the leather which i think, when its all done i.e roof, dash, doors, seats, consoles etc, as long as i make a good job, will look more upmarket.
either that or it will look shite and worse than when i started lol
 
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